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An awesome experience from start to finish!

We wanted to discover more of the Algarve than just the fabulous beaches and so we booked the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Cronest
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Liskeard, United Kingdom
AMAZING experience, and the best part of our trip to Portugal!!!!

Wow, wow, wow. There are simply not enough positive words to describe the amazing tour and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Erin L
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The perfect day-out to forget about the daily life. In our Backyard, it is possible to find yourself again, to come in one with Nature and enjoy the most stunning views from the Southwestern Algarve. This is not a tour company. This is an adventure among friends!
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“young couple” (6 reviews)
“sunset tour” (7 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
LOCATION
Lagos, Portugal
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"young couple"
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"costa vicentina"
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"sunset tour"
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"beach picnic"
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"flora and fauna"
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"delicious homemade"
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"cod cakes"
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"algarve region"
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"genuine love"
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"portuguese culture"
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"chourico"
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"sao vicente"
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"exceptional tour"
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"food preferences"
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"forest fires"
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"portuguese sausage"
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We wanted to discover more of the Algarve than just the fabulous beaches and so we booked the Sagres Walking Tour with Eric and Marli. We were picked up from our villa in Luz in their Fiat Doblo van. Along with 3 other people (5...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wow, wow, wow. There are simply not enough positive words to describe the amazing tour and experience we had with Marli and Eurico. During our visit to Lagos, my husband and I booked a tour with them on the recommendation of one of our friends,...More

Thank Erin L
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I'm so glad that we signed up for this tour!!! This was the best part of my vacation!!! We were picked up from our hotel and immediately felt like we were with family. It was just my friend and I and another couple.     My friend...More

Thank Hilary S
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I decided to book the Sagres tour with Enrico and Marli when I was traveling alone through Algarve. This was by far the best and most memorable part of my week long trip in Portugal. They picked me up at my hotel, and while two...More

Thank Kylie H
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Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

If you are seeking bus-style tours, rehearsed lectures, and postcard-like amenities, you can stop reading now. But if you are curious to learn about real life in Portugal, beyond the beaches and behind the scenes, a day with this charming and easy-going couple is just...More

1  Thank Kathy D
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Reviewed 24 December 2017

The single best highlight of my Portugal experience. Marli and Eurico are the nicest and best tour guides I have ever had. I did the Sagres tour and it was exceptional. We were treated to astounding views, introduced to the flora and fauna of the...More

Thank Sean L
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Reviewed 16 December 2017

This was hands down, the best thing I did while I was in Portugal... and I had an AMAZING trip to Portugal (so this is saying a lot). A friend who had done a hike with Backyard Tours, recommended it to us saying, "This was...More

Thank Shirin E
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Reviewed 16 December 2017 via mobile

Do yourself the favor and take any tour with Marli and Eurico! They were above and beyond our expectations for our tour in Sagres! They picked us up at our hotel, and we felt like we instantly made some new friends! They were warm, helpful,...More

Thank Stephanie P
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Reviewed 1 October 2017

The best tour company, or rather people who run this project! It was amazing to do this with Marli and Yuricho! Such a passionate young couple who would go at great lengths to make you feel comfortable and enjoy every aspect of the tour. It...More

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Reviewed 17 September 2017

We decided to book a trip with Backyard Tours and it turned out to be the best day of our holiday Yes, the Algarve coast is beautiful, Cabo sao Vicente is iconic and the west coast is stunning but they were all enhanced by Eurico...More

1  Thank Tony B
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