Algarve Outdoor Tours

Lagos Urban Walk

When you like humour & history, this is your walk! The Lagos Urban Walk shows you in 2 hours the historical highlights of this maritime town, as well as the best local pubs and eating hotspots.

tripadvisor about seven-hanging-valleys-walk Great team – fabulous walks “Whether you are a large or small group, we would highly recommend them to show you the wonderful sights of Portugal.”

You will love this when you:
✅ enjoy a short 2-hour city walk
✅ are interested in history, and hotspots for food
✅ love to stroll with a fun & informed guide

The Lagos Urban Walk

On this guided city walk you discover the historical old town of Lagos. Your guide loves Lagos and is originally from Australia. However, his outstanding knowledge about history and culture is impressive. His passion for history thrives well in this history-filled maritime town by the Atlantic Ocean. Besides that, he knows and has tested, the local pubs and cafés well and he´s happy to share that all with you. His humour can´t be missed during this 2-hour walk.

See also our famous Seven Hanging Valleys Walk and beautiful Monchique Mountain Walk.

Lagos Urban Walk – Itinerary

At 11h00 we meet in the centre of Lagos. The walking guide stops and shares fun facts about the many statues from Portuguese seafaring heroes. History is visible everywhere on the numerous wall paintings and decorations. Bring your photo camera! The guide shows you not only the well-known bars but also shares the hidden gems for eating and drinking. The walk ends near the coast with a magnificent view of the Bay of Lagos near the 16th-century fortress at the harbour mouth.

City walk + Ocean Kayaking in Lagos

The best way to spend your day in Lagos is to book these most popular activities. After the Lagos Urban Walk go kayaking on our cave trip in the afternoon. The Lagos Urban Walk ends at 13:00 in the centre of Lagos. You can walk then in 15 minutes to the beach of Cais do Solaria jump in the kayak on. Or walk to the Marina to jump on the boat that transfers you out onto the ocean first. Make sure you allow enough time to grab some lunch between the 2 activities. See our two different sea kayak tours that we offer and the various start times on our kayak website kayak-lagos.pt.

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Best suited for

Everyone between 10-80 years with some recent walking experience and is capable to walk 1 ½ hours in the morning. The total distance is 2 km/ 1 mile.

Required fitness level nº 1, difficulty A


  • Specialist walking guide
  • Facts about local history and culture
  • Informal tips about best restaurants
  • Fun facts about living in Portugal
  • Liability insurance
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Lagos Urban Walk meeting point

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