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8 Best Ria Formosa Boat Tours To Take In 2024

Ria Formosa boat tours

One of the most underrated things to do when visiting the Algarve is to visit Ria Formosa Natural Park in the eastern Algarve. The best way to explore the wetlands and barrier islands is by joining one of the Ria Formosa boat tours from either Faro or Olhão. There are many different kinds of boat […]

A complete guide to Ria Formosa Natural Park in the Algarve, Portugal

lagoons in Ria Formosa

Ria Formosa Natural Park, Portugal, is located in the eastern Algarve. It’s a breathtaking and ecologically diverse coastal haven that spans approximately 60 kilometers along the coastline. Designated as a natural park in 1987, Ria Formosa Nature Reserve is celebrated for its unique blend of ecosystems, comprising barrier islands, sand dunes, salt marshes, lagoons, and […]

Albufeira vs. Lagos: Which is Best To Visit?

Albufeira or Lagos

Which is best to visit on your holidays, Lagos or Albufeira? Well, that does depend on your travel style and what you want to get out of your vacation. Albufeira vs. Lagos might look quite similar at first glance, both great party destinations with water sports, and great beaches, but when you compare the two, […]

Is Faro Portugal Worth Visiting? 10 Good Reasons To Visit Faro

Is Faro worth visiting

You might ask yourself, “is Faro Portugal worth visiting?” The capital city of the Algarve region in southern Portugal is often overlooked by travelers. Faro is the main hub for entering the Algarve as it has the only airport in the region. Yet most travelers don’t even spend a day in Faro before they rush […]

Best Places to Stay in Faro in 2024: Complete Neighborhood Guide

Best places to stay in Faro

Looking for the best places to stay in Faro Portugal but not quite sure where to start? Look no further! I’ve spent a lot of time in this enchanting city and explored the different neighborhoods from the bustling downtown and the cobbled streets of the Old Town to the more relaxing Montenegro neighborhood. In this […]

Exactly how to get from Faro to Alvor (by bus, train, car, and private transfer)

Faro Alvor

For people who just finished enjoying the beautiful scenery, beaches, and buildings offered by Faro and want to further explore the region by going to Alvor, you’ve certainly made a great decision.  Alvor is a picturesque fishing town, marked with traditional whitewashed houses. This beautiful village offers a ton of fun activities in the summertime, […]