Faro Guadiana / Pereiro

Thursday 16 January 2020: 13 km Loulé-Faro 18ºC cloudy

Drive to Faro to the parking behind the Teatro das Figuras. N 37.023377º, W 7.945470º

 

Friday 17 January 2020: Faro, sunny 17ºC

Walk to harbour Cais Comercial and back with a stop for lunch at the Sabores do Churrasco, a nice Rodizio (±55 €). While Volker drove home to get the theatre tickets for our tonight show "Luís de Matos Impossível ao Vivo", Julia went shopping at Decathlon.

 

Friday 31 January 2020: Loulé - Ayamonte - Ribeira do Vascão - Giões - Pereiro (alt 250 m): 155 km, cloudy 22ºC pretty humid

Drive to Ayamonte, grocery shopping at Mercadona in the Plaza Mall, drive to the border from Alentejo to Algarve on the river Vasão. There we had lunch at the picknick area and then did the MTL-PR8 walk (one of those that we did for the Câmara Municipal de Mértola) (5km, 1,5 hours). Drive to Giões where we walked thr0ugh the rural village, had a coffee at the snack-bar do Poço Novo. Drive to Pereiro where we stayed overnight on a aire (Parque de Merendas e Autocaravanismo do Pereiro, free of charge and very quiet) with view onto a reservoir. N37º26'40" W7º35'17"

 

Saturday 1 February 2020: Pereiro (Alcoutim): 20ºC sunny

After our late breakfast we walked Caminhos da Fonte ALC-PR4 (10 km, 2,5 hours). Stop with a beer in Pereiro and back home. Wonderful BBQ with solomillo bought at the Mercadona in Spain. Chill out.

 

Sunday 2 February 2020: Pereiro - Giões:  km - 20ºC sunny

In order to be on time to Hermes' funeral we had to hit the trail early: O Viçoso (11,5 km, 3 hours). Back home.

 

Monday 3 February 2020:

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Thursday 16.01.2020: Loulé - Faro: 13 km - good weather, 18ºC

Drive to the parking . We parked behind the Luar Hotel  where lots of campers are standing. Walk along the promenade up to the Citadelle. We had a 2 for 1 mojito. . We bouth a nice bottle of wine Peceguinha at Soares which we had for dinner. N37º7'13" W8º32'49"

 

Saturday 19.01.2019: Praia da Rocha: cloudy and rainy, lots of rain in the late afternoon and night

Walk to Alvor (8,6 km - 3 hours). Coffee at Albar and Uber back home 6 euros. Overnight at the same place in Praia da Rocha

 

Sunday 20.01.2019: Praia da Rocha - Lagos - Praia da Luz: 39 km - sunny but very windy

Walk from Lagos to Praia da Luz (10,5 km - 3 hours) with one stop at the Restaurant António in Porto de Mós (3,40 for 2 imperais). At the end a galão at the Luz Beach Bar along the beach walk at Praia da Luz (3,40€). Back with Uber (7,48€) to Lagos. Lunch at the Petiscos Restaurant adjacent to the Camping in Lagos. Drive to Praia da Luz, parking (very good) at the eastern parking in Praia da Luz N37º5'28" W8º43'25"

 

Monday 21.01.2019: Praia da Luz - Loulé: 80 km

Walk to Salema (12,8 km - 3,5 hours). Back to our camper in Praia da Luz with Uber (12,06€). After a salad at home 1, we drove to home 2.