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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 2 weeks ago
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 21 May 2018
Melbourne, Australia
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Apartado 149, Vila do Bispo 8651-909, Portugal
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank 120Petunia
Reviewed 21 May 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

Thank Creativejourneymen
Reviewed 15 May 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

Thank Joanne F
Reviewed 20 February 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

1  Thank NealNYC
Reviewed 2 August 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

1  Thank LangleyLouise
Reviewed 30 December 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

Thank sl0wadventure
Reviewed 5 September 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

2  Thank Colene M
Reviewed 2 May 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

3  Thank Kerry M
Reviewed 1 May 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

1  Thank CarlyM1152
Reviewed 23 April 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

1  Thank kennySanDiego
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11 November 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