Walking in Portugal

Here is our range of walking holidays in Portugal

All our walking holidays in Portugal and Madeira are researched in depth, with everythng taken care of for you, so that you can just turn up and walk. We offer walks in Portugal and walking holidays in Madeira, and every walking holiday that we offer takes you off-the-beaten-track to discover the true culture and atmosphere of these fascinating locations.

Click on the appropriate 'View Holiday' button for further details, take a look at our activities section for further information about how our walking holidays work, or see our Portugal page for further information about our holidays in Portugal and Madeira.

Undiscovered Central Portugal

A walk in the mountains

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The Portuguese region of Beira, sandwiched between the Tejo and Douro rivers, is a rich and diverse area, offering beauty around every corner, and is as off the beaten track as Europe gets. Our 7 night guided tour starts in the Alta Beira, close to the Douro river, a region full of olive groves, vineyards and almond orchards. We then head to the mountains and explore the different levels of the Serra da Estrela - at 1900m the highest range in mainland Portugal.

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  • 7 nights, twin centre
  • Buffet breakfast, 6 lunhces and all evening meals
  • Holidays with gastronomic meals.
  • Holidays with wine-tasting opportunities.
  • Varied routes for nature lovers and botanists.
  • Destinations with bird watching opportunities.
  • Discover stunning historic sites en-route.
  • Lots of swimming opportunities.
  • Great vegetarian meal options.
  • Eco-friendly holidays.
  • Expert-led holidays.
  • Holidays to enhance your wellbeing.
  • Especailly good for solo travellers.
  • Perfect for couples.
  • Beautiful lakes and rivers.

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A Walk Through the Algarve

Odeceixe Beach

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Join us on this 10 night journey through the unspoilt Algarve following river trails, flora laden paths, stunning coastal walks, and the highest point in the region all accompanied by a vast array of birdlife.

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  • 10 nights, hotel-to-hotel
  • Buffet breakfast, 7 evening meals and 8 lunches
  • Holidays with gastronomic meals.
  • Holidays with wine-tasting opportunities.
  • Varied routes for nature lovers and botanists.
  • Destinations with bird watching opportunities.
  • Discover stunning historic sites en-route.
  • Lots of swimming opportunities.
  • Great vegetarian meal options.
  • Eco-friendly holidays.
  • Especailly good for solo travellers.
  • Perfect for couples.
  • Follow stunning coastal routes.
  • Beautiful lakes and rivers.

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Walking in the Algarve's Wild West

The Algarve walking-wild west

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A warming winter walking discovery allowing you to see the best of the unspoilt Western Algarve region. The lush flora and diverse fauna of the Algarvian hinterland compliment the dramatic seascape scenery of the Atlantic coastline perfectly. The hotels are a brilliant mix of rustic charm and stylish grandeur, complete with swimming pools and serving the best of local Portuguese cuisine.

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  • 6 nights, hotel-to-hotel
  • Continental breakfast and 4 evening meals
  • Holidays with gastronomic meals.
  • Holidays with wine-tasting opportunities.
  • Varied routes for nature lovers and botanists.
  • Destinations with bird watching opportunities.
  • Discover stunning historic sites en-route.
  • Lots of swimming opportunities.
  • Eco-friendly holidays.
  • Holidays to enhance your wellbeing.
  • Perfect for couples.
  • Good choice for families.
  • Follow stunning coastal routes.

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Birding in the Alentejo

Red beaked bird

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Exclusive bird watching week in Alentejo - a region so rich in bird life it has over 120 resident species as well as many migrants passing through. Your week will be hosted and enhanced by local resident and hotelier Frank McClintock, who has built a reputation as one of Portugal's foremost birding guides.

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  • 7 nights, single centre
  • Continental breakfast, 6 picnic lunches and all evening meals
  • Holidays with wine-tasting opportunities.
  • Destinations with bird watching opportunities.
  • Lots of swimming opportunities.
  • Great vegetarian meal options.
  • Expert-led holidays.
  • Perfect for couples.
  • Follow stunning coastal routes.

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Contrasts of the Costa Vicentina

Alentejo coast in Portugal.

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With 300+ days of sunshine a year, it's little wonder that this holiday is such a winner with Headwater walkers! But it's not just the weather: Portugal's Alentejo offers wonderfully deserted beaches, tiny white villages, gently rolling hills and colourful fishing harbours - all untouched by tourism.

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  • 7 nights, hotel-to-hotel
  • Continental breakfasts, 6 picnic lunches and 7 evening meals
  • Varied routes for nature lovers and botanists.
  • Destinations with bird watching opportunities.
  • Great vegetarian meal options.
  • Eco-friendly holidays.
  • Perfect for couples.
  • Follow stunning coastal routes.
  • Beautiful lakes and rivers.

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Exploring the Azores Triangle

countryside view over lake in The Azores

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A 7-night guided tour of one the the world's most beautiful and diverse archipelagos. Explore the 'black' mountain island of Pico, 'blue' Faial, and the lush 'green' of Sao Miguel.

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  • 7 nights, twin centre
  • Continental breakfast and 5 picnic lunches
  • Varied routes for nature lovers and botanists.
  • Destinations with bird watching opportunities.
  • Great vegetarian meal options.
  • Eco-friendly holidays.
  • Holidays to enhance your wellbeing.
  • Perfect for couples.
  • Follow stunning coastal routes.

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Marvels of Madeira Walking

Madeira - lush valleys

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Perfect for year-round walking, the floating garden of Madeira is a paradise of tropical flowers, exotic birds and trees, romantic gorges and emerald seas. Luxury 4 and 5 star hotels throughout provide exquisite local cuisine with possibility of sampling the island's famous full-bodied wine.

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  • 7 nights, hotel-to-hotel
  • Continental breakfast, 2 picnics and all evening meals
  • Holidays with wine-tasting opportunities.
  • Varied routes for nature lovers and botanists.
  • Destinations with bird watching opportunities.
  • Lots of swimming opportunities.
  • Great vegetarian meal options.
  • Holidays to enhance your wellbeing.
  • Delightful island holidays.
  • Beautiful lakes and rivers.

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