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Ria Formosa, Olhao

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  • August 17, 2017
    Beautiful ballad on a perfectly marked path, in the quiet, in the middle of idle. Path adapted to running, walking, cycling. Starting 15 minutes after the exit of Olhão to Tavira. Take small road on the right direction Ecovia Tourismo etc...
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  • August 15, 2017
    Beautiful natural park! Needless to visit with all where I don't know, just a simple boat trip. Make the Islands at the same time.
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  • August 14, 2017
    In the Ria de Formosa area one can walk in the beautiful nature. This is a place in the Algarve where mass tourism not. However, the park is in many places not well maintained. There are information boards, but also a route is not clearly marked. For nature and bird lovers are definitely beautiful things to see. Too bad we have seen next to black ibises not many special birds. The flamingos were sitting there unfortunately not. There is also a chameleon forest. Many people went to look for the Chameleon, but we have not found. Enormous crabs on the sand near the water. The entrance to the park is not expensive. There are parking facilities at the natural park.
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  • It has a good variety of shops and a massive supermarket. There is a few little climbing frames for the kids. The food court could be better as it is mostly fast food. It really needs some authentic options.
  • Absolutely beautiful! Boat tour is a must! Spectacular bird life and interesting history associated
  • Great food and great service, Staff are friendly and very accommodating to your needs. A nicely run family business.
  • Absolutely fantastic. The markets, the people, the location. Come saturdays between 7am to 1pm to see the market at its full splendor, get fresh produce, souvenirs, cheap clothes, learn to paint, try some traditional sweets. Great place and time for any street photographer.
  • Miles of unspoiled beaches soft sand not many people used by the locals and Portuguese visitors.

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