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Alvor Boardwalk, Alvor
Categories: Piers & Boardwalks, Tourist Spots
Take the long, wooden Alvor Boardwalk through a rich estuary ecosystem teeming with wildlife, plants, and natural sights. Walk past large sand dunes and stroll along a zone of salt lakes, lagoons, and marshes. You'll pass traditional farmland to find spots sought after for shellfish--look for fishermen catching their food by a small country lighthouse. The 3 km (1.9 mi) boardwalk can also be used for cycling, running, and bird watching. It is connected to an additional 2.2 km (1.4 mi) of dirt and gravel trails, some of which will lead you to traditional restaurants. To visit Alvor Boardwalk on your holiday in Alvor, and find out what else Alvor has to offer, use our Alvor vacation planner.
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This is lovely addition to area and new sections at the estuary beyond Restinga and Vau are stunning, makes cliff walking more secure in the section by Vau in particular.
You cannot fail to enjoy a walk along the boardwalk in Alvor. What an addition to the town. We walked in both directions meeting many locals and holidaymakers along the way. We could hardly believe ho... read more »
Love the new boardwalk on the beach makes walking to all the beach restaurants so much easier and also protects the native fauna and flora. Fabulous sculptures at the end made it a real treat
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