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Tavira: City Tuk Tuk Tour

1. Tavira: City Tuk Tuk Tour

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.

From Tavira: Santa Luzia and Fuseta Village tour by Tuk Tuk

2. From Tavira: Santa Luzia and Fuseta Village tour by Tuk Tuk

Sit back and relax as your guided tuk tuk tour takes you to the beautiful fishing village of Santa Luzia. Stop at the best places to see the Ria Formosa, a lagoon and one of the most picturesque parts of the Algarve. See how traditional clay pottery is made in the Algarve. After seeing these 2 incredible Algarve villages you’ll be taken back to the center of Tavira.

Algarve: Faro, Olhão, Tavira, & Cacela Velha Tour w/ Pickup

3. Algarve: Faro, Olhão, Tavira, & Cacela Velha Tour w/ Pickup

Take a fascinating excursion around the Algarve region and visit four unique towns along the coast. Explore the local capital of Faro, the Moorish city of Olhão, the Roman town of Tavira, and the hilltop village of Cacela Velha. Allow your guide to bring you to each location's hidden gems. Get picked up from your hotel and head over to Faro, the capital of the province of Algarve. Tour the 13th-century architecture of the city center before moving on to the Moorish city of Olhão. Discover this important fishing town and its well-known local market. Visit the historic town of Tavira, with its Roman bridge, cobbled streets, and churches. See an old castle with a lookout point to take in views of the city. Buy lunch if you're feeling hungry and end your tour in the quaint village of Cacela Velha, where the Ria Formosa meets the Atlantic Ocean.

From Algarve: Day Trip to Tavira with Fado Performance

4. From Algarve: Day Trip to Tavira with Fado Performance

Uncover the charm of Tavira on this day trip from Algarve aboard a comfortable bus. Travel back in time as you enter the medieval Tavira Castle. Tap your toe to a show featuring Portugal's unique Fado music stylings.   Hop aboard a climate-controlled bus that picks you up from your accommodation on the coast of Algarve. Relax on the scenic drive to the town of Tavira. Walk down cobbled streets as you take in the old town's sights like the Roman bridge and the Santa María do Castelo Church. Go to the old castle to find an excellent vantage point for a panoramic views of the city. Have time to take some pictures before heading to an unforgettable Fado performance, where talented musicians will play music from this 200-year-old genre.  Spend some free time where you can explore at your own pace or purchase a nice lunch. Return to your pickup point at the end your tour. 

From Albufeira: Eastern Algarve Full-Day Private Tour

5. From Albufeira: Eastern Algarve Full-Day Private Tour

Discover the regions of Moorish and Roman heritage on this full-day tour starting from Albufeira to Eastern Algarve. Visit Faro, the capital of the Algarve province. Go to Olhão, a key site for fishing, and explore the furthest Eastern town in the Algarve. After being picked up from your accommodation, travel to your first destination, Faro, with its 13th century city center. Afterward, visit Olhão, where you can find the most famous market in the Algarve. Move on to the city of Tavira to explore the castle and the various typical churches, and take a break for your lunch. Cross the Roman Bridge that leads to the Castle where you can experience one of the most breathtaking views over the city. Enjoy the village of Cacela Velha with its famous whitewashed houses which is located in the area of the Ria Formosa Natural Park. End the tour in Vila Real de Santo António, the furthest Eastern town in the Algarve before arriving in Spain. Notice the architectural similarities to that of Lisbon, as it was built in the same way, by the Marquês de Pombal, after the 1755 earthquake.

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What people are saying about Tavira

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 23 reviews

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.

Um belo passeio em família, gostamos muito. Sr.João tem imensas fantastic histórias para contar e as explicações são captivates. Paisagens de cortar a respiração eo contacto com o povo é uma experiência real e única. Aconselho sem dúvida o passeio na companhia do Sr. João Um grande obrigado Família Costa Moutinho 31.07.2021

I loved the whole Tour. Joao is very knowledgable and helpful. He explains the history, shows the activities of the traditional portuguese, supporta the portuguese economy, knows the environment well Nd shares a lot of tips.A very enjoyable toir with his Tuk Tuk that I can only recommend higly.

Really enjoyed our tour with Fiupe! Nice Guy , friendly and kind. Nice stops , good information. Thanks for our nice trip! Hope to see you one day again. Dutch greetings. Ellen & Andre Holland.

A very private and beautiful tour through the cozy and charming Tavira