Vilamoura Day Trips

Take a day trip from Vilamoura to explore the surrounding towns and points of interest in the Algarve. These trips are either by bus or private transportation with pick-up in Vilamoura. 

Listed below are the most popular trips from Vilamoura and links to the various agents (online or local agents) that sell these tours. Note that some tours differ from the main general description provided, follow the link for detailed description of each tour.

vilamoura day trips
Fortaleza de Sagres (image © Dennis van Dalen)
Lisbon City Tour and ShoppingPrice pp
City Sightseeing Hop-on Bus (Albufeira and Vilamoura) (2 days)€25
Seville City Tour and Shopping€64
Silves and Monchique€40
Lisbon City Tour and Shopping€64
Historical Algarve€56
Grand Lagos and Cape St. Vincent€43
Best of the East€52
Traditional Algarve€45
Silves and Wine Tasting€55
Mar Shopping€26
Fatima €70
Wine and Chicken Tour€69
Loulé Market€25
Day trips available with hotel pick-up in Vilamoura all year round. This weekly schedule is valid until 31st October. Scroll down for more info or visit Kiosk Fortuna to make your reservation.

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Hop on Hop off Tour Bus – Daily

Vilamoura Hop-on Red Bus
Vilamoura Hop-on Red Bus

The City Sightseeing Bus is an open-top bus that runs daily in Vilamoura and Albufeira, hop-on and off at any of the 45 stops along the route.

Places of interest include Albufeira Old Town, the beaches (Oura, St Eulalia, Pescadores, São Rafael and more), Albufeira Marina and the Pau da Bandeira viewpoint.

Winter Benagil Boat Trips

Albufeira Booze Cruise
Albufeira catamaran tour to caves

Winter is usually a quiet time for boat trips in Vilamoura and most operators are closed. There are only a couple of options available such as private charter or a speed boat. The best option in winter is getting a boat trip from Albufeira Marina to visit the caves. The Belize catamaran is a good choice for a three hour trip to Benagil.

Vilamoura to Seville Tour

Vilamoura day trips to Seville
Seville City Tour and Shopping

Visit the beautiful Spanish town of Seville with its impressive historical sites. One of the top sights is the Real Alcazar, classified as UNESCO world heritage and used as a setting for Games of Thrones. Fans of the series will recognise the Water Gardens of Dorne.

The Seville City Tour and Shopping departs at 6am from Vilamoura (pick-up from your hotel) and is a full day tour returning around 7pm. Available every Monday and Thursday.

Vilamoura to Fátima Bus Tour

Vilamoura day trip to Fatima
Vilamoura day trip to Fatima

The Sanctuary of Our Lady of Fátima is located in central Portugal, 340km from Vilamoura. It is one of the most important Catholic pilgrimage sites in the world. Pilgrims, devotees and tourists make up the 4+ millions annual visitors to the Shrine.

The bus tour to Fátima is a long ride but this is the easiest way to visit. There are no direct buses or trains from Vilamoura to Fátima. 

Tickets: €70pp sold at Kiosk Fortuna. Tour available from Vilamoura every Thursday.

Vilamoura to Lagos Tour

Igreja de Santo António Lagos
Vilamoura day trip to Lagos

Join a Lagos and Cape St. Vincent on a full day trip. Visit Lagos downtown, Church of St. Anthony, Old Slave Market and the “End of the World”. Hotel/accommodation pick-up in Vilamoura.

Vilamoura: Lisbon Tour and Shopping

Vilamoura day trip to Lisbon
Vilamoura day trip to Lisbon

Visiting Lisbon, the capital of Portugal is another popular day trip in Vilamoura. History, culture and shopping in Lisbon.

Points of interest include the Belem monument, Jerónimos Monastery and town centre. Most tours will give you time in Lisbon to explore and plenty of free time to shop.

Tickets: €64pp book at Kiosk Fortuna

Vilamoura to Faro, Olhão and Tavira

Olhao Market Tour from Vilamoura
Olhão Market – East Algarve

Discover the Easter Algarve. Visit the capital Faro, Olhão, Tavira and Vila Real de St. Antonio. Visit these four bustling towns and enjoy the history and tradition during a full day visit.

Tickets: €52pp book at Kiosk Fortuna

Tour available from Vilamoura every Wednesday.

Vilamoura to Tavira Day Trip

Historic town of Tavira
Town of Tavira

Spend a full day in one of the Algarve’s most charming historical town Tavira. Visit the roman bridge, castle and wander around the cobble stone streets. Fado performance included.

Tickets: Book at Kiosk Fortuna

Tour available from Vilamoura every Friday

Vilamoura to Silves, Lagos and Cape Saint Vincent

Town of Silves
Town of Silves

Discover the Historical Algarve Tour. Visit the Moorish Castle and cathedral of Silves, Monchique, Lagos and Cape of St. Vincent.

On this full day tour you will also visit Foia the highest point of the region and also the most southwestern point of Europe.

Tickets: €56pp book at Kiosk Fortuna

Tour available from Vilamoura every Tuesday and Friday.

Loulé Market Tours

Loule Saturday Markets Tour
Loule Saturday Markets Tour

On of the most popular things to do in Vilamoura on a Saturday morning is visit Loulé and the beautiful Loulé Historic Market. The market is open everyday except Sundays, but on Saturdays you can also visit the Farmers’ Market and the Gypsy Flea Market.

Read our Guide to the Loulé Market or choose the guided tour.

Évora Day Trips

Evora - day trip from Vilamoura
Évora – day trip from Vilamoura

Visit Évora, the historical capital of the Alentejo region. UNESCO has classified the entire town as World Heritage and refers to Évora as a museum-city.

Famous sites include the Roman Temple of Diana, the Chapel of Bones and the Gothic style cathedral dating from 1186. Évora is located 200km North of Vilamoura and about a 2,5 hour drive.

Safari Tours

Jeep Safari in Algarve
Jeep Safari in Algarve

Leave Vilamoura for a day trip that is literally off the beaten track. Explore the Algarve countryside on a full-day or half-day jeep safari tour. Travel the off-road trails, visit villages and try out the local produce and food.

Small groups are taken on this adventure by experienced guides in four-wheel drive vehicles. Great fun and educational. Full-day tours usually include lunch at a traditional Portuguese restaurant.

Vilamoura Wine Tasting Tours

Silves wine tour from Vilamoura
Silves wine tour from Vilamoura

Wine tasting tours in the Algarve are a great way to discover the local wines and flavours of the region. You can visit different wineries and vineyards, learn about the wine-making process, sample different varieties of wine paired with local cheese, meats, bread or olives.

We are not staying at a hotel in Vilamoura, where will we be picked-up?

When booking your trip at Kiosk Fortuna, we will find the closest stop to your accommodation and organise the pick-up for you.

19 April
6:00 am - 8:00 pm

Seville Day Trip from Vilamoura

20 April
8:00 am - 1:00 pm

Loulé Saturday Markets

23 April
6:00 am - 8:00 pm

Lisbon City Tour and Shopping

24 April
8:00 am - 2:00 pm

Quarteira Gypsy Market

26 April
6:00 am - 8:00 pm

Seville Day Trip from Vilamoura

27 April
8:00 am - 1:00 pm

Loulé Saturday Markets

30 April
6:00 am - 8:00 pm

Lisbon City Tour and Shopping

01 May
8:00 am - 2:00 pm

Quarteira Gypsy Market

03 May
6:00 am - 8:00 pm

Seville Day Trip from Vilamoura

04 May
8:00 am - 1:00 pm

Loulé Saturday Markets

07 May
6:00 am - 8:00 pm

Lisbon City Tour and Shopping

08 May
8:00 am - 2:00 pm

Quarteira Gypsy Market

10 May
6:00 am - 8:00 pm

Seville Day Trip from Vilamoura

11 May
8:00 am - 1:00 pm

Loulé Saturday Markets

14 May
6:00 am - 8:00 pm

Lisbon City Tour and Shopping

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