Walking Holidays In Tavira, The Venice Of Algarve
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Walking Holidays In Tavira, The Venice Of Algarve

Itinerary No. : 2270

Indicative Price : 595.00 EUR

Conditions :

What's included

Accommodation + Meals

  • 7 nights in a twin room for two pax (4 stars hotel)
  • Single supplement available with a surcharge
  • Extra nights available on request
  • 7 buffet breakfasts at the Hotel
  • Half-board available with surcharge (buffet dinner at the hotel without drinks)

Transport

  • Meet & Greet Airport Transfer from airport/train station/bus station to the hotel on the first day
  • Transfers from the hotel to airport/train station/bus station on last day
  • Transports to walking/activities sites, if applicable

Your information pack includes

  • Accommodation vouchers
  • Taxi vouchers
  • Emergency contact numbers
  • General information about your holiday and destination
  • List of the hotel(s)
  • Directions for arriving at your first hotel, if applicable
  • Detailed maps and route notes in your own mobile with App Routes & Maps (or detailed travel documents 1x per room)
  • Travel Advice
  • Complimentary luggage transfer if there is more than one hotel
  • Assistance 24/7

Exclusions

  • Any services not listed as included
  • Flights to and from Portugal
  • Meals, tips/gratuities, baggage, or personal insurance (except as outlined)
  • Admission fees to castles & attractions or events (except as outlined)
  • Personal expenses
  • Supplements

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Tavira

Beste Zeit für einen Besuch :
Jan, Feb, Mar, April, May, June, July, Aug, Sept, Oct, Nov, Dec

Walk-in Tavira: the Venice of Algarve

is a Self-guided Walking holiday based in Tavira, in the East Algarve. Specially designed to explore the Algarve’s countryside and the natural wonders of the Ria Formosa Natural Park, this walking tour is a treat for those who love nature’s coastal hikes full of wildlife, but also inland walks in overlooked parts of the Algarve, peaceful and rich in traditions.

  • Spectacular hikes in the Ria Formosa Natural Park

  • The charming historical town of Tavira

  • Typical fisherman villages and ways of life

  • Surprising walks in the little-visited countryside East Algarve

  • The amazing Portuguese gastronomy and wines

  • Includes all the information and services you need, from detailed route notes to a 24h hotline

  • Trip documents in EN or DE

For further information please also visit: https://becooltravel.com/product/tavira-the-venice-of-algarve-1200s/

Contact: reservas@becooltravel.com

 

Supplier Detail : BeCool Travel specialises in nature holidays in Portugal, brought to you by our local partners. We offer a range of tours professionally designed, developed, and run on the ground by small local tour operators, who proudly show off their home’s natural landscapes, culture, and heritage. By connecting independent travellers to local tour operators, we strive for fairer and more sustainable ways of traveling. This is a fundamental part of our philosophy and business approach, along with the urge for environmental protection and respect for local cultures. The aim is to achieve a positive experience for everyone, both for our clients and for the people whose landscapes, culture, and lifestyle they’ve come to enjoy. With a local nature tour operator, you not only discover the essence of your destination, but also deepen your appreciation of its beauty, importance, and uniqueness. BeCool Travel’s team also rounds up all the travel services you need for a complete and meaningful holiday experience. Book with confidence from trusted local businesses!

Day 1
Hotel
Accommodation (Hotel)
01:00 AM
Check in Datum:
2021-10-21
Check out Datum:
2021-10-21
Hoteldetails:
Maria Nova Lounge Hotel**** - Adults Only o.ä.

Individual arrival to Faro Airport or Faro Train station.

Hotel Maria Nova Hotel (4****) or similar

Located a 5-minute walk from Tavira’s bustling town centre, Maria Nova Lounge Hotel – Adults Only enjoys a quiet hillside location. Its modern rooms feature a private balcony with panoramic views. Facilities include indoor and outdoor pools.
Maria Nova Hotel’s rooms are decorated with tiled floors, wooden furniture, and large windows. All rooms have a minibar, satellite TV, and an en suite bathroom.
The Bar Panorâmico offers an extensive list of cocktails and stunning views over Tavira.

Day 2   - Cacela Velha & Cabanas
Walking Tour
Site Seeing (Walking Tour)
12:00 AM
Zeit bis zur Ankunft:
11:40 PM
Name der Ortschaft:
Cacela Velha & Cabanas

Cacela Velha & Cabanas Walk

An easy walk, close to the coast, starting in the beautiful old village of Cacela Velha, following tracks and quiet lanes to the picturesque old fishing village of Cabanas.
Here fishermen still continue their craft, mixing harmoniously with the visitors crossing to the island and the golden beaches. Here too you can rest, enjoy good food and drink whilst enjoying the sunshine by the colourful waterfront. Continue back to Tavira, through the saltpans where it’s possible to see an abundance of wildlife along with the traditional craft of salt extraction.

Walking time: 3h30; Distance: 14.1km; 8.7mi; Ascent/Descent: +65m/-66m; Min/Max Elev.: 2m/43m

Hotel
Accommodation (Hotel)
01:00 AM
Check in Datum:
2021-10-21
Check out Datum:
2021-10-21
Hoteldetails:
Maria Nova Lounge Hotel**** - Adults Only o.ä.
Maria Nova Lounge Hotel****
Day 3   - Tavira
Walking Tour
Site Seeing (Walking Tour)
12:00 AM
Zeit bis zur Ankunft:
11:40 PM
Name der Ortschaft:
Tavira

Cerâmica Walk

A beautiful walk going down a fertile valley, dotted with the occasional small family-operated traditional tile factories. Our walk passes through smallholdings where vegetable plots share space with olive, carob, almond, and fig trees.
This rich valley also has an abundance of orange and lemon orchards whose flowers perfume the air while the profusion of wildflowers delights the eyes. The walk takes us past the local beauty spot of Pêgo do Inferno and then brings us right back into Tavira and the hotel.

Walking time: 3h45; Distance: 15km; 9.3mi; Ascent/Descent:+146m/-282m; Min/Max Elev.: 6m/172m

Hotel
Accommodation (Hotel)
01:00 AM
Check in Datum:
2021-10-21
Check out Datum:
2021-10-21
Hoteldetails:
Maria Nova Lounge Hotel**** - Adults Only o.ä.
Maria Nova Lounge Hotel****
Day 4   - Tavira
Others
Site Seeing (Others)
12:00 AM
Zeit bis zur Ankunft:
11:40 PM
Name der Ortschaft:
Tavira

Free Day

This is an ideal opportunity to relax and enjoy the attractions of Tavira and its surroundings. You can walk/tour independently, or visit local places of interest. From Tavira, there is a wide variety of sightseeing available (we can advise and/or recommend options according to your interests). In their free time, keen bird-watchers may wish to visit Castro Marim in the fens and marshes of the “Reserva Natural do Sapal”, famous for their flamingos, or enjoy other local sightseeing tours.

Hotel
Accommodation (Hotel)
01:00 AM
Check in Datum:
2021-10-21
Check out Datum:
2021-10-21
Hoteldetails:
Maria Nova Lounge Hotel**** - Adults Only o.ä.
Maria Nova Lounge Hotel****
Day 5   - Altura bis Vila Real de Santo António
Walking Tour
Site Seeing (Walking Tour)
12:00 AM
Zeit bis zur Ankunft:
11:40 PM
Name der Ortschaft:
Altura bis Vila Real de Santo António

Altura to Vila Real de Santo António Walk

A very enjoyable walk along the coast to the frontier with Spain. Start in the resort village of Altura and meander along small paths through the pine woodlands and along pristine beaches to reach the estuary of the Rio Guadiana that separates Portugal from Spain.
The walk finishes in the charming town of Vila Real de Santo António with a fascinating history and architecture.
From here, it’s possible to take the ferry across the river to the town of Ayamonte in Spain. You may want to enjoy some tapas or calamari in the many cafés of this attractive town!

Walking time: 2h45; Distance: 11km/ 6.83mi; Ascent/Descent: 11m/-20m; Min/Max Elev.: 0m/13m

Hotel
Accommodation (Hotel)
01:00 AM
Check in Datum:
2021-10-21
Check out Datum:
2021-10-21
Hoteldetails:
Maria Nova Lounge Hotel**** - Adults Only o.ä.
Maria Nova Lounge Hotel****
Day 6   - Fuzeta
Walking Tour
Site Seeing (Walking Tour)
12:00 AM
Zeit bis zur Ankunft:
11:40 PM
Name der Ortschaft:
Fuzeta

Fuzeta Walk

A fascinating walk to the west of Tavira. Start in the fishing village of Fuzeta with its bustling waterfront, crossing saltpans full of birdlife, small hamlets with colourful houses and gardens, grand villas, and tiny small holdings to finish in Tavira.
You can stop en route at little cafés fronting the tranquil waters of the Ria or even lunch some wonderful fish and shellfish freshly caught that day!

Walking time: 4h; Distance: 16km/10mi; Ascent/Descent: 35m/-22m; Min/Max Elev.: 1m/27m

Hotel
Accommodation (Hotel)
01:00 AM
Check in Datum:
2021-10-21
Check out Datum:
2021-10-21
Hoteldetails:
Maria Nova Lounge Hotel**** - Adults Only o.ä.
Maria Nova Lounge Hotel****
Day 7   - Santa Lucia and Tavira Island
Walking Tour
Site Seeing (Walking Tour)
12:00 AM
Zeit bis zur Ankunft:
11:40 PM
Name der Ortschaft:
Santa Lucia and Tavira Island

Santa Luzia & Tavira Island Walk

A real treat as you walk along with one of the finest beaches in the world and visit the small fishing village of Santa Luzia with its abundance of fishing boats bobbing in the gentle waters of the channel.
The cafés and restaurants here vary from simple to gourmet level and can offer all the local specialities.
Not just a day’s walking but a real day’s holiday as well!

Walking time: 4h15; Distance: 17km/10.51mi; Ascent/Descent: 21m/-21m; Min/Max Elev.: 0m/21m

Hotel
Accommodation (Hotel)
01:00 AM
Check in Datum:
2021-10-21
Check out Datum:
2021-10-21
Hoteldetails:
Maria Nova Lounge Hotel**** - Adults Only o.ä.
Maria Nova Lounge Hotel****
Day 8
Car
Travel (Car)
12:00 AM
Place:
Hotel
Nach:
Flughafen oder Bahnhof, Tavira, Algarve, Portugal
Bezahlt , Driven 

Individual departure or extra days

At a convenient time transfer to Faro Airport or Faro Train station.


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