From Land's End to the Algarve's Wild West, walking holidays in Portugal cover it all. This beautiful country is blessed with diverse landscapes and sub-tropical climates where exotic birds and colourful flowers are abundant. Limestone cliffs overlook the coastline, busy fishing ports and historic maritime towns, where you can immerse yourself in the local culture and try some of the fresh fish.
Further afield off the north coast of Africa, the volcanic island of Madeira is one of the prettiest in the north Atlantic Ocean. Comprising sleepy villages, tropical flowers and unique wildlife, Madeira boasts a mild, year-round climate that makes walking in Portugal simply perfect.
Alternatively, our walking holidays in Portugal feature a guided walking tour of Porto and the Douro Valley. Wine lovers will be in their element as we walk among the valleys and vineyards of the UNESCO World Heritage Douro Valley and taste some of the finest wines in the country.
Food lovers will be equally as impressed with Portugal's delicious dishes that can be sampled in the many restaurants of each region and the hotels you'll stay at en route. Tuck into the local cheeses and tasty chouricos that the country is renowned for. On our Algarve Wild West tour you can also cool off at the end of the day as each of the hotels you'll stay at have their own pool.
Guided and self-guided walking holidays in Portugal include accommodation for twin-centre and multi-centre trips.
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.
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.
On this 7-night twin-centre walking trip you'll discover the entirety of Portugal's Algarve, from the rugged cliff-strewn western Atlantic coastline to its eastern border with Spain. Driving to each day's different walks you'll embark on a journey through the undiscovered parts of the region where pretty whitewashed villages and lively towns intermingle with a mix of stunning scenery.
Discover the South-West corner of the Algarve on our self-guided walk following coastal footpaths and inland trails.
This 7-night guided walking holiday combines plentiful wine-tastings with relaxed walks through valleys and terraced vineyards, and alongside gushing rivers.
Guided trekking on Europe's undiscovered volcanic archipelago. Be it pocked with steep craters, a haven for wildlife or a place of historic interest, each of the nine islands is quite unique and ideally explored on foot. We visit the very best that four of these islands have to offer, walking through UNESCO vineyards, lava plateaux (or 'fajas') and sunken volcanoes.