8. Bush walk, wine and Sunset
This is an adventure experience along the Vale do Olival canyon to take place in the late afternoon in the bush area and includes drinking wine and tasting regional delicacies. The route starts in Armação de Pêra, takes an average of 3,5 hours and passes through a local farm with its own wine production. While refreshing yourself with some of the flavors produced locally, you can enjoy a magnificent view over the existing vineyard. The return is made along a scenery road allowing the view over the sea and the countryside about sunset time. Seaside Walks does not provide transportation for this activity but works closely with local service providers to stimulate the local economy. If necessary, the transfer service can be arranged on request. Vale de Olival is a beautiful hinterland in Armação de Pêra, and Porches region, Algarve, known for its picturesque landscapes and scenic bush walks. Vale de Olival is characterized by small, fertile valleys, and an abundance of Mediterranean vegetation. The bush walks in this region often offer a unique opportunity to immerse yourself in nature, away from the bustling tourist areas, and experience the tranquillity of the countryside. Starting Point: The bush walk begins in by the Vila Galé Nautico Hotel, in Armação de Pêra. Mediterranean Flora: The region's Mediterranean climate fosters a diverse range of plant life. You can expect to see fragrant wildflowers, colorful shrubs, and various species of trees like olives, cork oaks, and carob. Local Wildlife: Keep an eye out for local wildlife that inhabits the area. You might spot birds like hoopoes, bee-eaters, and other small songbirds. If you're lucky, you may even catch a glimpse of rabbits, hares, or other small mammals. Quiet and Serenity: One of the main draws of bush walks in Vale de Olival is the tranquillity of the surroundings. Unlike busier tourist spots, the bush walk offers a peaceful and relaxing experience where you can connect with nature and enjoy some quiet time.