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Best Douro Valley October 2017

This walk was brilliant all round. I would thoroughly recommend this one. Julie met the 6 of us at... read more

Reviewed October 25, 2018
Timaru, New Zealand
Brilliant week in Alentejo

We have just enjoyed a fabulous week with Julie doing her Castles in the Air walking week. With 6... read more

Reviewed May 21, 2018
Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed October 25, 2018

This walk was brilliant all round. I would thoroughly recommend this one. Julie met the 6 of us at Porto airport and right from the start we were welcomed and keen to begin the next day. The accomodation for the first 5 nights was extra...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed May 21, 2018 via mobile

We have just enjoyed a fabulous week with Julie doing her Castles in the Air walking week. With 6 in the group (2 couples & 2 traveling on their own) plus Julie it was an interesting and diverse group. Julie was brilliant - incredibly knowledgeable,...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed May 15, 2018

We did the guided "Spring in the Algarve" tour in April 2018. This small group of 8 diverse and interesting people were wonderful walking companions, and Julie, our trusty guide, did everything in her power to make the week so memorable for all of us....More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed February 20, 2018

Dr. Julie Statham, owner of and guide for Portugal Walks is fantastic: fun, funny, smart, knowledgeable. You can’t ask for more. Our walks, hotels, meals were all top-notch. I cannot wait to do the Douro Valley walk with her. She does small group walks so...More

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank NealNYC
Reviewed August 1, 2017

We had six days and walked 20km per day from village to village in late June/early July. We chose 2 days on the Historical Way of the Rota Vincentina and then 4 days along the Fisherman's Way. All parts of the walk were beautiful, but...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank LangleyLouise
Reviewed December 30, 2016

We only had 5 days and Portugal Walks made it happen with a highlight inn to inn walking tour of the Algarve where we enjoyed a mountain hike, a coastal hike, and a walk around a historic city. The luggage was moved each day, the...More

Date of experience: December 2016
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Reviewed September 4, 2016

Beautiful scenery, historic sites, friendly locals, and flowers everywhere - we had it all on our 10-day walking tour of the Algarve organized by Portugal Walks. This was an "instant" vacation with all lodgings, transport, luggage transfer, and walking directions provided for a reasonable price....More

Date of experience: April 2016
3  Thank Colene M
Reviewed May 2, 2016

Walked from Lisbon to Santiago on the Portuguese "Way". Did not carry own gear. Was an inn to inn type walk with 4 others. All nightly stays were arranged in advance by Macs Adventure. Trip included 25 days hiking and 5 days of rest mostly...More

Date of experience: April 2016
3  Thank Kerry M
Reviewed May 1, 2016 via mobile

My husband and completed the Best of Algarve walk in March and I have to say the notes were ‘spot on’ and complimented with good maps.What varied scenery (and geology!) Picota peak was a long day but worth it. The estuary and the history of...More

Date of experience: March 2016
1  Thank CarlyM1152
Reviewed April 23, 2016

My wife and I did the Best of Algarve hikes, and they were very enjoyable. But the directions left a lot to be desired. In fact, many of them were unclear or just plain wrong. If I hadn't had my iPhone equipped with maps that...More

Date of experience: April 2016
1  Thank kennySanDiego
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November 11, 2018|
Response from Creativejourneymen | Reviewed this property |
Julie is very good You can save money organizing your own but Julie is good for non-standard walks that you need a car to get to the start and finish