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DESCRIPTION

In the morning, get in a Jeep to discover the Algarvian nature. We start by visiting the Natural Reserve of Castro Marim (called the ‘Sapal’), appreciate the Algarvian salt pans and drive to Cacela Velha, a beautiful coastal village, where you can have a stroll around.

We are then taken to Tavira.

There we board a boat that will take us on a discovery of the island complex called Ria Formosa, visit the oyster and mussel farms, sail along a couple of islands, the old tuna factories and see how octopus are caught the traditional way.

Back on land, we are driving through the hilly landscape to a magnificent dam (Barragem do Beliche), where you can taste traditional Algarve products in a wonderful setting, right next to the water. A delicious seafood lunch is also served here, and you can relax all afternoon.

 

ITINERARY

9:00 AM – We leave Vila Real de Santo António in a 4×4 to visit the Nature Reserve

10:00 AM– We arrive at Cacela Velha

10:45 AM – In Tavira, we catch a small boat to explore the Ria Formosa island system (Sta. Luzia/Tavira Island/Cabanas)

12:45 PM –  We drive towards the Beliche dam

1:30 PM – Lunch and relax at the dam

5:00 PM – We’re back at Vila Real de Santo António

Please bring comfortable clothes, bathing suit, towel and sunscreen.

Adult: 70.00 €

Infant (0-3 y.o.): 25.00 €

Child (4-11 y.o): 35.00 €

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