Guided Walk in the Ria Formosa Nature Park, Algarve

Rio Formosa Nature Park: 3-Hour Guided Walking Tour

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Duration
3 hours
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What You'll Do
  • Enjoy a guided walk in the protected areas of Ria Formosa Nature Park
  • Explore the saltpans, marshes, and pine woodlands with your nature guide
  • Admire views of the lagoon and see the activity on the clam farms
Overview
Enjoy a guided walk through the pine woodlands, marshes, and saltpans of the Ria Formosa Nature Park. Discover the natural beauty and wildlife of this protected wetland area of the Algarve. Learn about traditional salt extraction and clam farming.
What to Expect
Experience the natural beauty of the Ria Formosa on a guided walking tour of the saltpans, marshes, and pine woodlands of the protected habitat of many species of aquatic birds.

Begin your 3-hour tour with incredible views over the saltpans. Your guide will tell you about the traditional salt extraction methods used in the Algarve. Salt is known here as white gold.

As you walk past the marshlands, you'll enjoy stunning views of the lagoon. If the tide is out you'll be able to see local people working on their clam farms as the guide tells you about this important economic activity.

As you reach the fresh water lagoon, there will be time for a rest break while you look for the Purple Swamphen, the beautiful bird that is the symbol of the Nature Park.
What's Included
  • 3-hour guided walk
  • Nature tour guide
  • Use of binoculars
  • Field guides and maps of the Ria Formosa Nature Park
What's Not Included
  • Hotel transfers
Meeting Point

Edifício Ginásio Clube Naval Doca de Recreio de Faro 8000-541 Faro Algarve - Portugal N 37º 0'54.19" W 007º 56'13.74" (Open in Google Maps)

Know Before You Go
Type of walk: circular
Walking distance: 6 kilometers
Difficulty level: easy

From $132 Per group up to 4

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