• 5 nights in a 4 stars hotel (Maria Nova Hotel or similar) • Ria Formosa Natural Park • Boat tour of 1h30 in Ria Formosa departing from Tavira • Local gastronomy
DescriptionThis 6 days tour will give you the oportunity to meet the small town of Tavira, an ancient Moorish town that has retained its unique character and heritage. Layers of history can be seen, from Phoenician excavations through Islamic-decorated doorways to Renaissance and Baroque flourishes. However, it is the colours that hit you: blinding-white walls, brilliant azulejo tiles, fiery-red pantiles.It extends along the river Gilão, that arrives to the sea through the entrances of the lagoons of the Natural Park of Ria Formosa.The Island of Tavira has a long sandy beach and salinas that attract flamingos, spoonbills and other wading birds. In the center, the medieval castle of Tavira offers views of the city. The Church of Santa Maria do Castelo houses the tombs of 7 knights killed by the Moors.Highlights • 5 nights in a Maria Nova Hotel • Ria Formosa Natural Park • Boat tour of 1h30 in Ria Formosa departing from Tavira • Local gastronomy What's Included • 5 nights in a twin room (4 stars hotel) • 5 buffet breakfasts at the Hotel • Tranfers from Faro airport / Faro train station / Faro bus station to the Hotel on first day • Tranfers from the Hotel to Faro airport / Faro train station / Faro bus station on last day • Ria Formosa Boat Tour of 1h30, departing from Tavira • Free access to Hotel Gym. Not Included • Any services not listed as included • Flights to and from Portugal • Meals, tips/gratuities, baggage or personal insurance (except as outlined) • Admission fees to castles & attractions or events (except as outlined) • Personal expenses • Supplements.