1. Portugal
  2. Algarve
  3. Tavira
  4. Ria Formosa

Ria Formosa Natural Park and Olhão Private Half-Day Tour

Product ID: 172641
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Unveil the labyrinth of Olhão, with its geometric Cubist buildings inspired by Moroccan architecture. Ramble in the green-blues of the Ria Formosa Natural Park, rich in wildlife.
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Duration: 4 hours
Starting times 9:00 AM, 2:30 PM
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Pick up available from your Hotel (in Olhao, Tavira or Cabanas)

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  • Explore the charming streets of Olhão
  • Visit the vibrant Olhão Municipal Market
  • Discover the Ria Formosa Natural Park
  • View the Algarve wildlife
Full description
Olhão is a patchwork of white cubes which earned it the epithet of the “cubist” city. Your visit to the city of the sea includes a stroll on the waterfront avenue near the Ria Formosa, an area filled with gardens, restaurants, and café terraces. Here, you can explore the colorful atmosphere of the Municipal Market, which fulfills its traditional function by day and is the setting for lively nightlife in the evening.

Next, it’s time to discover the Ria Formosa Natural Park. You will set off to see migratory birds and plants growing in dry or marshy soil. You will also see the famous water-dogs, an indigenous once-endangered species, whose survival is guaranteed by the park. The Ria Formosa Natural Park covers an area of 17,000 hectares and provides the opportunity to discover the wonderful world of the fauna and flora of this part of the Algarve coast.
Don’t miss out on this incredible journey to experience the city life and nature of the Algarve!
  • Personal guide/driver with car/minivan
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • All taxes
What’s Not Included
  • Gratuities (optional but greatly appreciated)

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Important information
Know before you go
• The tour is private and with a personal driver/guide.
• If you are staying in Olhão, Tavira and Cabanas de Tavira, you can be picked you up from your hotel. If you are staying at another location, please inquire about the extra cost.
• To keep your tour focused on you, tours are limited to 7 people per guide.
• The tour is done by car/minivan. Cars hold up to 4 people and minivans hold 5 - 7 people.
• During the tour, stops will be made according to the itinerary.
• Tour duration can be shortened upon your request.
• You can also be picked up from different locations and hotels. Simply add an extra transfer to your booking.
• Your guides will be happy to help you buy souvenirs during the tour.