Tavira is city in the district of Faro, located in the eastern Algarve. With a unique architecture and a mixture of buildings , 37 Catholic churches, cobbled streets and squares, it maintains the traditional atmosphere of an Algarve fishing village
The Gilão river crosses the middle of the city, increasing its charm. If watched from the sky, the city presents buildings with pyramidal roofs and a Roman bridge, with an excellent perspective also can be viewed on floor especially on Praça da Republica.
In addition to the estuary waters extends a paradise for lovers of sun and sea. Two strips of sand, separated by canals and boat accessible form two islands consist of long stretches of dunes. The island of Tavira, the nearest beach town, is situated in the eastern part of the island and offers several amenities including bars, restaurants and water sports. The charming, secluded Barrel Beach is to the west and has access via a picturesque tourist train that runs through the muddy banks and marshes of Ria Formosa. This short scenic tour offers a unique opportunity to admire the natural landscape. The most secluded beaches are west of the island of Tavira east or the neighbouring island of Cabanas.
Unique experiences in Tavira.
The mild climate and the sun of Tavira are favorable conditions for year-round sports. Tavira offers a wide range of sports activities from golf, kite surfing, cycling, bird watching, canoeing, diving, among others.
Sports experiences in Tavira
Water sports in the beaches of Tavira, kitesurf and windsurf.
Underwater fishing: to explore the high seas and its natural beauties.
Golf courses, the best 19-hole courses located in the area and pleasant environment with a privileged view of the Ria Formosa.
Fauna and Flora:
The Natural Park of Ria Formosa offers an incomparable experience. This protected area is a prime spot for birdwatching, housing more than 20,000 waterfowl during the winter.
The Real Estate sector of Tavira
With a unique architecture of Arab influence, this city offers an urban and architectural legacy very characteristic of the Algarve and Portugal. With some apartments near the center of the city, Tavira has remained classic, something notorious to those who look for a house here.
The villas overlooking the sea which give a true quality of life to those who dwell here.