Algarve is well known for its beaches, golf and nightlife, but there's another side of the region that should not be missed.

The Nature Lovers can find unique places to walk and be delighted by the animals and plants, truly refreshed holidays.


There are some places you must visit during your Algarve Holidays. Just rent a car at Faro airport and make a tour through Algarve Nature.


Only 9km away from Lagos, there is a natural reserve with dense Mediterranean vegetation, The National Forest of Barão de São João. In the heart of nature it's a leisure zone with a training circuit and six pedestrian trails.


On the opposite site of the Algarve, Pego do Inferno is a 100-step walk that descends to a hidden waterfall. Surrounded by exotic vegetation you can bath in this natural pool. The waterfall emerges from a rock and there's a picnic area to have fun in family.


Going back to the west side, the Fontes de Estombar Site is also a breathtaking place. The fresh water fountains and springs on the left bank of the Arade River, make it the ideal place for a walk and to contemplate nature. There's also a lake with a tide mill, bordered by olive trees.


Near, there's the Lagoa Municipal Leisure and Environmental Park that features training circuits to live a great nature experience through the 18-hectares of extension of the park.


Be in touch with nature and get to know the greenest areas during your Holidays. Rent a car in Algarve and visit all these places to see the vegetation, the trees and the animals. An amazing experience for the nature lovers.