Algarve: Saltpans of Tavira 2-Hour Guided Hike

Algarve: Saltpans of Tavira 2-Hour Guided Hike

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2 hours
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What You'll Do
  • Explore the wilderness of the Ria Formosa Nature Park
  • Hike the historic saltpans of Tavira
  • Learn about the traditional method of salt extraction
  • Hear about the importance of tuna fishing in the Algarve
  • Look for native wildlife, including flamingo
Hike the stunning saltpans of Tavira on a 2-hour scenic sightseeing tour of the Algarve and look for native wildlife. Learn about the traditional practice of salt extraction and the importance of this area for birdlife from a naturalist guide.
What to Expect
Meet at the Arraial Ferreira Neto in Tavira for the start of this 2-hour guided hike of the Ria Formosa Nature Park, and learn more about the picturesque fishing village and the importance of the tuna fishing industry in the Algarve.

The circular walks leads you along a complex of saltpans where you will discover how the salt is extracted and its importance to the Algarve economy. You will be joined by flamingos and other interesting bird species that inhabit the surroundings.

Pass by the interesting vegetation of the marshlands, and learn about its ecological importance. Classified as a Natural Park, the Rio Formosa Nature Park is considered the 2nd most important wetland for aquatic birds in Portugal, providing another dimension to your nature hike.
What's Included
  • Nature tour guide
  • Use of binoculars
  • Field guides and maps about the Ria Formosa Nature Park
What's Not Included
  • Pick-up
  • Transfer
Meeting Point

Hotel Vila Galé Albacora Reception Arraial Ferreira Neto Quatro Água, Tavira (Open in Google Maps)

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Lands - Ecotourism in the Algarve

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