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Bike tours in Algarve

Ria Formosa Saltpans

Guided bicycle tour starting at Arraial Ferreira Neto, visit to the saltpans and the village of Cabanas de Tavira.

Included: Guided bicycle tour and use of binoculars.

Duration:
3h

Price/Adult: 37, 00 €
Minimum: 4 Adults

If you're on holidays in Tavira and looking for things to do in the Algarve, we suggest a guided bike tour. On this bike ride we cycle along the Ecovia Litoral. This route along the coast and the beaches of the Algarve was designed for those who like cycling and nature.

Our tour explores the Ria Formosa and we departure from the Arraial Ferreira Neto,
formerly a fisherman's village dedicated to tuna fishing and nowadays a hotel, the Vila Galé Albacora.

We cycle towards Cabanas de Tavira and pass by an interesting complex of saltpans where we may see the colorful flamingos.

We cycle in the countryside until the the picturesque village of Cabanas. Depending on the season, we might observe wild mushrooms or numerous bird species. During spring we explore the typical plants of the marshlands and in Summer we witness the people carefully extracting salt from the saltpans.

When we arrive to Cabanas, a typical fisherman village where the first huts were established for a community formerly dedicated to tuna fishing, we stop for a refreshing drink. Enjoy the breathtaking view to the island right in front. This is beach of Cabanas, one of the beaches in the Algarve not be missed.

On our journey back and to complete our adventure we stop along the way to make the best out of this tour. Forte do Rato and the Island of Tavira are some of the highlights. Make the most out of these stops and take some lovely pictures of the Algarve.