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Best trails in Algarve

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Trying to find the best Algarve trails? AllTrails has 107 great hiking trails, mountain biking trails, trail running trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. If you're looking for the best trails around Aljezur, Monchique or Vila do Bispo, we've got you covered. Ready for some activity? There are 59 moderate trails in Algarve ranging from 1.1 to 143.4 miles and from 13 to 2,913 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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#1 - Seven Hanging Valleys Trail
Armação de Pêra, Algarve, Portugal
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Length: 7.4 mi • Est. 3 h 51 m
A trip along the Algarve coast from Praia da Marinha in the east to Praia Vale de Centianes. The trail includes a variety of beaches and caves to explore. It can be walked from either direction and inShow more
#2 - Benagil Caves
Carvoeiro, Algarve, Portugal
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Length: 1.5 mi • Est. 46 m
Benagil Caves is a 1.5 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Carvoeiro, Algarve, Portugal that features a cave and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiShow more
#3 - Alto da Fóia
Monchique, Algarve, Portugal
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Length: 4.7 mi • Est. 2 h 34 m
Alto da Fóia is a 4.7 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Monchique, Algarve, Portugal that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, nature trips, Show more
#4 - Pontal da Carrapateira
Southwest Alentejo and Vicentine Coast Natural Park
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Length: 6.4 mi • Est. 2 h 55 m
This circular walk starts in the village of Carrapateira. Along the circuit you will see various viewpoints, escarpments, Bordeira, Amado, and also the ruins of an ancient Islamic fishermen's settlemeShow more
#5 - Fortaleza de São Vicente a Vila Real de Santo António via Algarve Ecovia
Sagres, Algarve, Portugal
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Length: 138 mi
The Algarve offers two relatively new long-distance cycle paths. For the normal trekking bikers the Ecovia and for the sporty trekking bikers and mountain bikers the Via Algarviana. The Ecovia (www.ecShow more
#6 - Lagos Roman Bridge a Ponta da Piedade Lighthouse
Lagos, Algarve, Portugal
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Length: 3.6 mi • Est. 1 h 48 m
Lagos Roman Bridge a Ponta da Piedade Lighthouse is a 3.6 mile out and back trail located near Lagos, Algarve, Portugal that offers the chance to see wildlife and is rated as moderate. The trail is prShow more
#7 - Rota Vicentina: Amoreira Beach Circuit via Fishermen's Trail
Southwest Alentejo and Vicentine Coast Natural Park
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Length: 5.3 mi • Est. 2 h 25 m
This trail can be used as a detour to the coast when hiking the Rota Vicentina section between Odeceixe and Aljezur, after Rogil, Arriving at the coast you will find yourself at the beach of CarreagemShow more
#8 - Rota Vicentina: Arrifana to Carrapateira via Historical Way
Southwest Alentejo and Vicentine Coast Natural Park
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Length: 14.8 mi • Est. 7 h 10 m
This is a portion of the Rota Vicentina, a multi day trip that can be hiked via a variety of routes. A compiled list of the sections is located here: https://www.alltrails.com/lists/rota-vicentina. FoShow more
#9 - Praia da Luz a Burgau
Luz, Algarve, Portugal
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Length: 2.9 mi • Est. 1 h 28 m
Praia da Luz a Burgau is a 2.9 mile lightly trafficked point-to-point trail located near Luz, Algarve, Portugal that offers scenic views and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hikinShow more
#10 - Praia Martinhal to Praia da Ingrina
Parque Natural do Sudoeste Alentejano e Costa Vicentina
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Length: 10 mi • Est. 4 h 52 m
Praia Martinhal to Praia da Ingrina is a 10 mile loop trail located near Sagres, Algarve, Portugal that offers scenic views and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking.Show more
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