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Flights & Car Hire

Stork in flight.


Both Faro and Lisbon airports are now well served with competitively priced flights from most European countries.

Many specialist internet companies now exist to help you find the best deals. Some companies also offer flight plus car hire packages.

Car Hire

To make the most of a holiday here a  hire car is strongly recommended. If you require a car with hand controls or a Wheelchair Adapted Vehicle please see our Accessibility page for more details.

Other Transport

If you do not wish to drive then Vale da Cegonha can be reached from Faro or Lisbon by train. The nearest station is 5 Km away from where we can arrange for you to be collected.

There is a local and national bus service that serves Ourique and an inexpensive local taxi service.