Visit Olhão and Tavira
Please contact the Conference secretariat to book your seat.
A unique and incomparable tour passing by charming towns in the eastern Algarve.
Our first stop is OLHÃO, a town known for its flat-roofed cubist houses built under Arabic influences. We shall explore the waterfront fish markets and here a catamaran will take us to discover the incredible islands of Ria Formosa – a trip through the canals will allow you to discover this almost virgin territory but at same time so peaceful atmosphere.
All the islands such as Armona, Farol, Deserta, Culatra have particulary details that deserve a visit. Our stop will be made in Culatra island – small fishing comunity surrounded by the sea which main purpose of living is in fact the sea.
We’ll then proceed to TAVIRA, a lovely and ancient Moorish town. With a unique location on the riverbank of Gilao featuring a IV century seven-arched Roman bridge. Here we’ll be visiting the medieval castle walls and Santa Maria Church. A guided Tour to the historical city center will be done . Time at leisure for shopping.
Afterwards, the tour will proceed to a nice and local Restaurant – where the dinner will be served . Here you will be able to enjoy the typical Portuguese cuisine among the new tendencies of flavors. A nice view over the Ria Formosa can be appreciated.
Return to the Hotel.
Price (tour and dinner): 70€ per person.