Tuesday, May 10 – Let’s Walk in the Foothills

A moderate walk of about 2.5 hours in the hidden foothills of Monchique – magical. There are some gentle climbs and amazing views to enjoy!
10.00 am start – meet at the Café do Manel. Exit the A22 for the Autodromo / Mx Grande or turn right at the roundabout on the EN125 after Mx Grande and follow signs for the Autodromo, at the roundabout by the entrance take the first exit right (Alcalar). After about 2km take the road to the left for Casais and Monchique. Drive for about 3km when you come to a T-junction, to the left just around the bend the café on the right. Julie 965 753 033

Tuesday, May 17 – Let’s Walk through Orange Groves near Silves

A beautiful and interesting moderately easy 2.5 hour walk through the orange growing area close to Silves.
10.30 am start – meet at the Café Casinhas. Drive to Silves, cross over the bridge and turn right. At the roundabout take the first exit and drive for about 300m when you will see a road to the right with a blue sign for ‘Turismo rural’. Turn here and drive for about 4km when after crossing a bridge you will soon see the café on your right. Chris 913 011 537

All very welcome, please just come along wearing suitable footwear! There is a charge of 5 euro p.p. this includes a donation to charity, full details www.portugalwalks.com