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Municipal Market Silves

Municipal Market Silves: Our most recommended tours and activities

Silves: Volkswagen T2 Algarve Flavors Tour

1. Silves: Volkswagen T2 Algarve Flavors Tour

After pickup from your accommodation, board a classic Volkswagen T2 for a 4 to 5-hour flavor tour and get ready to see and taste the Algarve in a unique way. Punctuated with fascinating history and local knowledge, discover the rich palates of Portugal’s southern coast, complete with a road trip playlist. Start with a stop at Dona Laranja. Have a guided visit to this 3 generation farm of citrus production, and taste seasonal oranges from the tree. Following that, visit the picturesque Market of Silves to discover and taste some new Algarve products. After, discover Silves in a guided visit. You might want to go to the Castle (tickets not included), the most well preserved in the Algarve, and the second monument most visited in the Algarve. Meanwhile, we will prepare you a nice picnic with local products and wine.

From Albufeira: Private Silves Castle Tour Whith Wine Taste

2. From Albufeira: Private Silves Castle Tour Whith Wine Taste

Take a trip back in time as you explore the historic city of Silves on a private tour. Depart from Armação de Pêra or Albufeira and visit the town's medieval castle, Municipal Market, and Chapel of Bones. Stop by a local vineyard to learn about Algarve wines and taste a variety of them. Get picked up from your accommodation and drive toward the Castle of Silves. Admire its medieval architecture, built between the 8th and 13th centuries. Explore the Municipal Market close to the river's edge and come across regional agricultural products, fish, and seafood. Walk down the narrow streets as you hear about local history. Enjoy the possibility to stop and purchase lunch at one of the traditional restaurants or simply browse through the typical craft shops of the region. Enter the Chapel of Bones, a temple built almost entirely from human bones. Learn about its origins and appreciate this homage to the inevitability of death. Finally, set off toward a traditional vineyard for the unique opportunity to taste four high-quality Algarve wines before heading back.

Guided visit to Silves the islamic capital of the Algarve

3. Guided visit to Silves the islamic capital of the Algarve

The visit will be carried out by a native guide from Silves. You will discover the history of this ancient city, its people the traditions, stories and local flavors. Let's start by visiting the local market and finding the best products that are produced in the region. During the tour we will contemplate the architecture and interpret the diversity of styles. Upon entering the city inside the wall, we will discover the archaeological wealth that’s exists here. We will enter the Cathedral, one of the most important Gothic buildings in the Algarve, and enter the Castle, one of the most peculiar Muslim fortifications in Portugal, built in red sandstone.

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