Hiking Lagos to Luz, Exploring Volcanic Wonders and Coastal Beauty

lagos-luz-hike-half-day-tour-1.jpg Praia da Luz Beach
lagos-luz-hike-half-day-tour-9.jpg View of Praia da Luz from the top of the cliffs
lagos-luz-hike-half-day-tour-10.jpg Red Berries along the Coastal Route
lagos-luz-hike-half-day-tour-2.jpg Praia da Luz Beach
lagos-luz-hike-half-day-tour-8.jpg The Black Rock in Praia da Luz
lagos-luz-hike-half-day-tour-5.jpg Praia da Luz Palm Lined Promenade
lagos-luz-hike-half-day-tour-6.jpg Views of the Cliffs in Luz
lagos-luz-hike-half-day-tour-3.jpg Praia da Luz Beach
lagos-luz-hike-half-day-tour-4.jpg Praia da Luz Beach
lagos-luz-hike-half-day-tour-12.jpg Igreja de Nossa Senhora da Luz (Church Nossa Senhora da Luz de Lagos)
lagos-luz-hike-half-day-tour-11.jpg Vila da Luz - Rua da Praia Street

3hrs approx.


On Request Best Rate

Explore Algarve´s breathtaking beauty on a hike that follows the footsteps of fishermen. Beginning at Dona Ana beach in Lagos and winding through Ponta da Piedade, Porto de Mós, and a spectacular promontory. Discover the region's unique flora, geological wonders, and go up the iconic "Black Rock."
  • Hike the Fishermen's Trail which it´s part of the Rota Vicentina
  • Enjoy the beautiful picturesque landscapes
  • Your guide will tell you about the local flora and unique geology
  • Admire breathtaking rock formations



General Overview

Country: Portugal
Region: Algarve
City: Lagos
Duration: 3hrs approx.
Type: Private Half Day Tours
Theme: Green Trails & Coastal Walks
Group Size: 2 - 12 People
Price from: On Request Best Rate€
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Admire Algarve´s Coastline from Dona Ana Beach to Luz 

Enjoy an amazing tour through the picturesque landscapes of the Algarve region. Today, you will follow in the footsteps of fishermen (Fishermen´s trail), embarking on a captivating hike that uncovers the hidden natural wonders of this beautiful coastal area. Your adventure begins at the enchanting Dona Ana beach in Lagos, a place of stunning beauty and turquoise waters. From there, you will head towards the town of Luz, passing by Ponta da Piedade and the beach of Porto de Mós.

As you continue the hike, a breathtaking promontory awaits, offering some of the most breathtaking coastal views of the Algarve. Throughout this journey, your knowledgeable local guide will share fascinating insights about the region´s unique flora and the captivating geology that has shaped this extraordinary place.

The contrasting colours of the land against the ocean will captivate your senses, leaving you refreshed and rejuvenated by the time you return to Lagos. Prepare to be amazed, as you immerse yourself in the natural beauty and rich history of the Algarve, let the stunning views engrave unforgettable memories.

Discovering Spectacular Places: A Journey Through Natural Hidden Wonders

Prepare to explore and see some of the most breathtaking places in the Algarve. Dona Ana Beach, is an iconic beach located between Praia do Camilo and Praia do Pinhão near Lagos Old Town. Here you can admire overhanging cliffs, a beachside tavern, and fantastic facilities. Known for its crystal-clear waters, unique rock formations, and stunning sandstone cliffs.

The town of Luz is situated in the Western Algarve, between Lagos and Burgau, just an hour from Faro airport. It is a seaside town that´s both a great base for exploring the region and a self-contained holiday retreat. This charming destination boasts a pristine blue-flag beach, perfect for families. Here you will also have the opportunity to see Rocha Negra (Black Rock) a striking cliff formation on the eastern part of the village. Created millions of years ago by a volcano, this unique black granite formation possesses a magical quality, sculpted by nature´s hand years ago.

Ponta da Piedade is a collection of rock formations, rising up to 20 meters above the Atlantic Ocean. These formations create natural arches, caves, and towers that captivate travellers and offer breathtaking views from Carvoeiro to Sagres.

The beach of Porto de Mos is a picturesque, long sandy beach that lies between towering cliffs and the endless Atlantic Ocean. Located on the northern edge of Lagos, it is just a short drive away from Lagos Marina.

Day by day itinerary

DAY 1:

  • Meet your English Speaking Guide and driver at your hotel.
  • Today you will enjoy an incredible hike, the Fishermen's Trail which it´s part of the Rota Vicentina.
  • Transfer to the starting point of the hike at Dona Ana beach.
  • Head towards the town of Luz, passing by Ponta da Piedade, the beach of Porto de Mós and continuing to a promontory with some of the best views.
  • Lunch table reservation at one of the restaurants in Luz (Optional)
  • Reach the top of the only volcanic rock in south Portugal, known by locals as “the Black Rock”.
  • End of the tour and transfer back to Lagos.



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  • English-speaking Local Guide.
  • Transfer to/from your hotel in Lagos.
  • 8km/4.97mi Hike from Lagos to Luz.
  • (LR): Lunch table reservation in Luz (Optional)
  • Local taxes.


  • Transportation not specified in the itinerary.
  • Meals not specified in the itinerary.
  • Guided Tours not specified in the itinerary.
  • Any other expenses not mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Gratuities to Drivers & Guides (Not mandatory but given if you have enjoyed the service).

Pick up

  • Hotels or apartments within the city limits of Lagos
  • Lagos Train Station
  • Bus Stations
  • Other locations on request at the time of booking

Drop off

  • Hotels or apartments within the city limits of Lagos
  • Lagos Train Station
  • Bus Stations
  • Other locations on request at the time of booking

Cancellation policy

  • Up to 48 hrs before: Fully Refundable
  • Under 48 hrs : 100% Non-Refundable



  • Mercedes Benz E Class Sedan Car (1 to 3 People)
  • Mercedes Benz V Minivan (4 to 7 People)
  • Minibus or Bus (8 to 12 People)

NOTE: Or similar type vehicles in the same class as mentioned above.


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