Tavira, Algarve

Tavira is a charming town located on the eastern Algarve coast of Portugal. It has a rich history and boasts beautiful beaches, natural parks, and an interesting cultural and culinary scene. Here is a tourist visitor guide to Tavira, Algarve.

1. Explore the historic town center - Tavira's historic center is a maze of cobbled alleys, whitewashed houses, and charming squares. Stroll around and discover the town’s landmarks, such as the Roman Bridge, the Castle, and the Gothic Church of Santa Maria do Castelo.

2. Visit the Tavira Island - Take a boat ride to Tavira Island, a long sandy beach that stretches along the Atlantic Ocean. Here, you can swim, sunbathe, try water sports, or just relax in one of the beach bars or restaurants.

3. Discover the Ria Formosa Natural Park - Tavira is located within the Ria Formosa Natural Park, a protected area of salt marshes, lagoons, and sandbars that host unique flora and fauna. Take a guided tour or rent a bike to explore the park's many trails and habitats.

4. Taste the regional cuisine - Tavira's gastronomy is known for its fresh fish and seafood dishes, such as grilled sardines, octopus stew, or clams in garlic butter. You can try them in one of the traditional restaurants or at the local market, where you can also find fresh produce and regional delicacies.

5. Experience the local festivals and events - Tavira hosts a lively calendar of festivals and events throughout the year, such as the Easter processions, the Summer Jazz nights, or the Medieval Fair in September. Check the town's official website for the latest updates.

6. Relax in a boutique hotel or guesthouse - Tavira offers a range of accommodation options, from luxury hotels to cozy guesthouses, many of which are housed in historic buildings or renovated farmhouses. Choose your favorite and enjoy the town's relaxed vibe and natural surroundings.

7. Take day trips to nearby towns and cities - Tavira is a good base to explore the Eastern Algarve and its attractions, such as the nearby town of Olhão, the city of Faro, or the Castro Marim castle. You can also cross the border to visit the Spanish town of Ayamonte or the Doñana National Park.

The following accommodations are available in Tavira, Algarve:

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Monte Dos Avos

Tavira, Algarve

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Ap Cabanas Beach And Nature

Tavira, Algarve

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Maria Nova Lounge Hotel

Tavira, Algarve

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AP Maria Nova Lounge Hotel

Tavira, Algarve

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Robinson Quinta Da Ria

Tavira, Algarve

We've found holidays with prices starting from just £662.00 per person for 7 nights when two share!