Ria Formosa Natural park & Olhao with Transportation
Ria Formosa Natural park & Olhao - duration 4h
Discover the maze-like Olhão and take a journey through Ria Formosa Natural Park, with its vivid colors and varied wildlife.
Explore the "cubist" city of Olhão ,a name that lies in the city's architecture filled with houses with roof terraces, minarets and a patchwork of white cubes. Make sure you have the time to appreciate each twist and turn in this labyrinthine place.
Your time in this city of the sea is coming to an end once you reach the waterfront avenue near the Ria Formosa, a region filled with wonderful gardens, cafe terraces and restaurants. Don't miss the main attraction of this area, the colorful atmosphere of the Municipal Market. By day this incredible establishment serves its customers with its traditional way and by night it transforms into a place filled with lively nightlife, accompanied with a display of colors, tastes and smells - a joy for the senses.
What is truly amazing, is the panoramic view from the tower of the Main Church, over the houses of Olhão. You can see lanes and avenues decorated in tiles, with verandas and wrought iron-work. Later on, its high time you explore the Ria Formosa Natural Park. The trail allows you to see migratory birds, and different vegetation.
Another main attraction are the water-dogs, an indigenous species, once endangered but now surviving in this park. Visit the Chalet of the painter João Lúcio, which its interior architectural design is filled with symbolism and is located in the heart a cryptic pine forest. Discover the secrets of the varied flora and fauna that the 17000 hectares of the RIa Formosa Natural Park have to offer. Follow hidden paths and experience the Algarve in the most authenitc way.
• Discover the unique architecture of Olhão
• Appreciate the astonishing view from its highest tower
• Explore the Ria Formosa Natural Park and its hidden paths
• Find out about the extremely varied fauna and flora
• There are no hidden costs, the tour rate contains all taxes, personal/driver with car/minivan, hotel pick-up and drop-off
• Its only logical your plans may change. There are no cancellation fees but we do kindly ask you to inform us ASAP if you wish to cancel/reschedule the tour
• Regarding pickup times, we are proud to offer specific pick up times. We request you are at your hotel lobby/ pick-up address at the time noted.
• Any food, drink or services not specified above
• This tour is made by car or minivan. We use either cars (up to 4 people) or minivans (5-7 people)
• Stops are made depending on the itinerary
• The duration of the tour can be shortened upon request
• Add your exact location or hotel to your booking, as an extra transfer, so we can come pick you up
• Our guides are prohibited from taking any commision from the shops so feel free to let them help you buy any kind of souvenirs during the tour
•The pickup time is estimated. For the exact pickup time you will be informed locally
•Αll tours have free pick up transfer only from Olhao, Tavira and Cabanas. Pick ups from other locations have extra costs
• The start of the tour is around 9h30, if no one joins except your customers, this will be the pick up on the Accommodation lobby, if some changes are done, the client will be informed 24 h prior.
Child age: 3-12 after 2 pax
Availability: Not available