Ilha das Cabanas
Island in the Ria Formosa opposite Tavira
Ilha das Cabanas opposite Tavira is the most eastern of the islands of the Ria Formosa that extends from Faro to Cacela Velha east of Tavira, protecting the unique lagoon...
Ilha de Tavira
Island of the Ria Formosa opposite Tavira
Ilha de Tavira opposite Tavira is part of the island chain of the Ria Formosa that extends from Faro to Cacela Velha east of Tavira, protecting the unique lagoon system a...
Praia do Barril: Cemitério das âncoras
The Anchor Cemetery is a monument in remembrance of the period of tuna fishing in the Algarve
The Anchor Cemetery is a monument on the island of Tavira (Ilha da Tavira), as a testament to the former tuna fishing period in the Algarve. The anchors had been used in ...
Rio Séqua: Pego do Inferno
Cataract of the Rio Sequo north of Tavira, disgorging into a picturesque little lake
Cascade and little sea near Tavira Unfortunately this place has been devastated by a forest fire in 2012 ...
Tavira: Camera Obscura
The Camera Obscura, installed in the renovated tower of Tavira
The old water tower was built in 1931 on the height of Santa Maria near the Moorish castle to supply water to the entire city of Tavira. It is now hosting the first and o...
Tavira: Convento do Graça
Former Monastery Convento da Graça, now converted into a hotel (Pousada de Tavira)
In the Convento da Graça, a former 16th Century Convent carefully restored and offering superb accommodation This was once the Convent of the Cloistered Augusti...
Tavira: Igreja da Misericórdia
The church is one of the finest samples of the renaissance architecture in the Algarve
The church, erected in the mid of the 16th Century by André Pilarte from Tavira, who was also engaged in the construction of the famous Monastery of Hieronymus in ...
Tavira: Museu da Antiga Armação de Pesca do Atum
Museum of the traditional tuna fishing method in Tavira
The hotel Vila Galé Albacora is the result of the restoration of the former tuna fishing camp Arraial Ferreira Neto, where the “people of the sea” link...