Silves Castle & Old Town stop at Chapel of Bones

In this tour we will have the opportunity to visit
The medieval castle, and the statue of King D. Sancho I at the entrance to the Silves Castle.
from the time of the Christian Reconquest of the Iberian Peninsula, the Portuguese monarch D. Sancho
We will also have the opportunity to visit the cathedral of Silves, then our customers will have the opportunity to visit the old city, making the descent through the old and tight streets,
always with local shops, small shops and cafes, with decades of history
Being collected from customers in the area near the river in Silves
On the way back to the Hotel, we make a short stop at the Chapel of Bones in Alcantarilha

- Entrance to the Castle costs € 3 per person,
not included, paid by the customer at the castle entrance
- The entrance to the chapel of bones is Free

- If, for any reason, you are unable to book, due to the number of customers, please do not hesitate to contact us. By: Enjoy Albufeira Drivers

per adult from

$45

NZD

Duration

5 hours

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

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  • What's included :
    • Private transportation
    • WiFi on board
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • The entrance to the chapel of bones is Free
    • Pick up free, anywhere in Albufeira Area
    • Entry/Admission - Castelo de Silves
    • Entry/Admission - Silves Cathedral
    • Entry/Admission - Capela dos Ossos
    What's excluded :
    • Lunch
    • Entrance to the Castle costs € 3 per person, not included, paid by the customer at castle entrance
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Castelo de Silves, Rua do Castelo, Silves 8300-144 Portugal

    The medieval castle
    The statue of King D. Sancho I at the entrance of Silves Castle.
    It dates back to the Christian Reconquest of the Iberian Peninsula,
    the Portuguese monarch D. Sancho I (1185-1211) was also attracted by the prosperity of this enclave.
    At the beginning of the year 1189, with the help of a fleet of Danish and Frisian crusaders, he preliminarily conquered the neighboring Castelo de Alvor.
    In the summer of the same year, with the help of a new fleet of crusaders, now of British and Germans, he intends, from the second half of July, to conquer Silves, whom he imposed a hard place on.


    Duration: 3 hours

    Stop At: Silves Cathedral, Town Centre, Silves Portugal

    Silves, close to the river's edge and close to the Roman Bridge is the Municipal Market, where regional agricultural products, fish and seafood are sold.
    Visits are worthwhile especially on Saturdays: The bright scenery offers an excellent opportunity to discover more about this land and its people.

    The picturesque streets of the uptown,
    host some craft shops typical of the region.

    Near the municipal market is Marisqueira Rui,
    the most famous restaurant in the city.
    The seafood restaurant is indicated in any tourist guide, often referred to as the best fish restaurant in the Algarve.


    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Capela dos Ossos, Largo do Ossario N 125, Alcantarilha 8365-012 Portugal

    The Capela dos Ossos de Alcantarilha is located on the south side of the 16th century Parish Church of Nossa Senhora da Conceição, in the historic center of the beautiful parish of Alcantarilha, in the heart of the Algarve. The Capela dos Ossos also dates back to the 16th century, inserted in the same stylistic line as other chapels of the kind existing in the country, such as in Évora, Faro and Lagos. Its interior is practically all covered and ornamented by more than 1500 human bones, with the exception of the sculpture work of the figure of Christ Crucified dating from the 16th century.

    Duration: 30 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    we collected all our guests at any hotel in the albufeira areaAirports
    • Faro Airport, Faro Portugal
    Ports
    • marina albufeira
    Departure Time :
    9:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Infant seats available
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

8

Organised by Enjoy Albufeira Drivers

Activity ID: V-71470P6

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