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Tavira: City Tuk Tuk Tour

Product ID: 165411
Discover the city of Tavira and surrounding areas by Tuk Tuk.
About this activity
Duration: 60 minutes
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Printed or mobile voucher accepted
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English, Portuguese
Wheelchair accessible
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Enjoy greats views over rivers and salt pans
  • View tiles and terraces at fishermens' houses
  • Witness flamingos and other wildlife
  • See the São Sebastião chapel
Full description
Discover Tavira's charms and immerse yourself in breathtaking views, all whilst  experiencing the charming comfort of an authentic Tuk Tuk.

The tour explores the three hills of Tavira: Santa Maria, Santa Ana and São Bras, where you will see the churches of Santa Maria, Santiago, Nossa Senhora da Piedade, São Paulo and Matriz do Carmo.

Surrounding Tavira is the nature park Ria Formosa, which boasts many wildlife and local activities, such as sea salt production, oyster farming and clam harvesting. Here it is also very common to view groups of flamingos, stilts or avocets.

The tour will also visit the salt pans, where the process of sea salt extraction will be explained.
Includes
  • Tuk Tuk tour
  • Local guide with profound knowledge of the area
  • Live commentary
What’s Not Included
  • Church entrances fees (available to buy)
  • Food, drinks and souvenirs

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Meeting point

Tavira City Hotels Tuk Tuk Tavira office Tuk Tuk city center pick up point

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Important information
Know before you go
In summer bring a hat and sun block

Dog friendly

From US$ 49.96 Per group up to 2

Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.9 / 5

based on 13 reviews

Review summary

  • Service
    4.8 / 5
  • Organization
    4.8 / 5
  • Value for money
    4.5 / 5
  • Safety
    4.8 / 5
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A group of 5 of us had a superb time being shown around Tivira on a Tuk Tuk. Bruno our guide was very helpful and explained the different facets and history of the city. The tour was well organised from start to finish, it include a visit to a port shop and the salt pans. Bruno dropped us off at a nice restaurant at the end our the tour.

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October 12, 2019

I travelled with my 3 teenage Grandchildren and booked this trip only the day before when we decided to visit Tavira from Olhao. It was an excellent comfortable way to tour the old and new town as well as the outskirts to see the Salt flats. Our guide Filipe was very friendly, knowledgeable and fun. He was able to answer all our questions about Portugese culture, food etc as well as Tavira and its History. The tour was the right length of time and gives a good overview with time after to return and explore places that you have a particular interest in or to eat etc. Our age range was 68 to 13 and the tour suited us all. It is not possible to seat more than 2 or 3 in a facing position in the Tuk Tuk but lots of opportunities to swop around on regular stops to visit churches, castle etc

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August 28, 2019

Outstanding introduction to Tavira

We had a wonderful Tuk Tuk tour of Tavira by Filip. He was a very knowledgeable guide, knowing a lot about the city as a native. He was also very congenial, which added to our enjoyment of the time. He included a port tasting that was delicious and added to our knowledge of port. I would highly recommend Filip and Tuk Tuk Tavira if you are visiting, particularly if it is your first time.

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June 14, 2019

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