Walking Holiday in the Algarve 2024

Discovering hidden gems of the Algarve on foot

Friday 12 April to Thursday 24 October at 15:00 until 10:00
Monte Ribeira Sant’ Ana S.B. Messines Albufeira
Algarve Walking Holidays by Figs on the Funcho

A walking holiday to explore the fabulous natural Algarve. Guided walks through nature, immersing yourself in the local culture and history. Includes accommodation, breakfast and dinner each day at Figs on the Funcho a beautiful countryside retreat in the Algarve. 2024 dates now open.

Your walking holiday will take you on a captivating journey through the beautiful countryside to a place where two troublesome brothers battled in the Algarve countryside and you will discover the rich cultural heritage of the Algarve region as you explore the Archaeological Circuit, with its fascinating remnants of the past.

Enjoy breathtaking views as you stroll above the Algarve Ochre Cliffs, admiring the stunning seascapes and panoramic vistas.  Go back in time when you visit the Ghost Village, where the abandoned village tells a haunting tale of days gone by. Finally, enjoy the tranquil beauty of the Funcho river, with its picturesque riverside scenery and peaceful ambiance.

With each step, immerse yourself in the magic of the Algarve and discover the region's many hidden treasures.

Algarve Walking Holidays - 2024 dates:
  • 12th to 18th April
  • 10th to 16th May
  • 18th to 24th Oct.
  • Price - from €1.170 per person

What is in-store for you to see and do 

  • Unspoilt, uncrowded, peaceful and tranquil setting off the the beaten track where you can fully relax and rejuvenate
  • Enjoy the riverside location with an infinity swimming pool that has un-interrupted panoramic country and river views
  • See how many birds that are local to Figs on the Funcho that you can spot from the relaxed comfort of the shaded seating area
  • Starry skies and unforgettable sunsets
  • You can enjoy our location all year round with very pleasant sunshine and warm temperatures even in the winter 
  • Horse riding nearby
  • Relaxing massages on order

Your Riverside Accommodation

Nestled here in this idyllic location, with direct views over Barragem do Funcho and the river is The River House. Set back in the hills and surrounded by fig and carob trees, wildflowers, and pathways winding down to the water’s edge it offers complete privacy, un-interrupted views and panoramic views, this location is not to be underestimated in terms of providing you with a peaceful and relaxing holiday that will leave you feeling revitalised and truly relaxed. 

What’s included

  • Welcome drinks on arrival
  • Guided nature walk every day
  • Accommodation - Spacious, comfortable accommodation. Single or double beds with shared spacious bathroom or double room with bathroom en-suite
  • Meals - Breakfast and dinner. Packed lunch or a picnic is provided on most walks except when you eat at a local restaurant at your cost (not included: alcoholic drinks (honesty bar provided))
  • Airport Transfers - We’ll have one Faro airport pick-up at 15h00 for the group. We can arrange airport transfers for you at other times for your cost.
  • Cleaning - Mid week room clean and towel change
  • Towels - Bath and swimming pool towels



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