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If you are planning to travel the Via Algarviana soon, this information is for you!

COVID-19: Stay informed! 

Portugal has been in a state of emergency since November 9th, with measures being applied in the municipalities considered with high-risk of transmission of COVID-19.

Municipalities where Via Algarviana crosses in which these measures apply:
Albufeira, Lagoa, Lagos, Portimão, Tavira and Vila do Bispo – from November 23rd at 00:00.
Other municipalities – Faro
Level of risk – High 

Beside the general measures for Portugal territory, there are special measures for these municipalities. Among them, the circulation of people on the public road is prohibited between 23h00 and 05h00 on weekdays.

It will be prohibited the circulation between municipalities during the following periods:
Beetween 23h00 on November 27th and 05h00 on December 2nd;
Beetween 23h00 on December 4th and 05h00 on December 9th;


More information:

Learn more about the New State of Emergency Measures

Portugal Tourism FAQ

Recomendations FCMP (Federação de Campismo e Montanhismo de Portugal) – only in Portuguese

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In these times we are currently living in, with the COVID-19 pandemic, keep in mind that the return to normality is gradual, so there are 6 important rules to consider:

Did you know that summer might not be the best time to visit GR13 – Via Algarviana? Find out why with these 5 alerts:

If this is your first time in Long Distance Path, before packing and getting on the way, read these 5 essential informations on how to plan your trip:

Now that you have read this information, read carefully the Via Algarviana Guide to finish packing.
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