Tuesday, 6 October – 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! 10am start – meet at the Café do Manel. Exit the A22 for the Autódromo / Mx Grande or turn right at the roundabout on the EN125 after Mx Grande and follow signs for the Autódromo, at the roundabout by the entrance take 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 cafe on the right. Julie 965 753 033
Tuesday, 13 October – Let’s Walk the Pinheiro Valley:
A moderately easy walk in the foothills with some climbs but there are fantastic views down to the coast. This walk will allow you to discover an area that you would never see on your own it is well off the beaten track. 10am start . Meet at the café Retiro dos Pescadores. Drive into Silves over the bridge and go right. At the next roundabout take the 1st exit and drive for about 5km, when after an old factory on the right you will see a sign for ‘Pinheiro & Garrado’ to the left. Turn and drive for 500m at the fork go left and the café is just there on the left. Julie 965 753 033
All are welcome, there is no need to book but please wear suitable shoes for country walking (you walk at your own risk). There is a charge of 5 euro p.p. this includes a donation to charity (full details www.portugalwalks.com).Please respect social distancing while walking..