A city of incomparable beauty in the southeast Algarve
Tavira is a unique experience, mainly because of its Historical background and untouched archaeology parts, has managed to keep it one of the most characteristic cities representing the Algarve region. It has a mix of Phoenician, Roman, Arab and Christian historical heritage, which results in a center with remains of castle walls, churches and bridges from different eras. Add this with fantastic river crossing the city and beaches on islands around Ria Formosa natural park. You have a unique scenario likely to dazzle many of its visitors.
Today, in what was the walled part of the city, remain winding narrow streets, not very different from the heart of most Algarve cities. Walking and sightseeing through them is very nice, Tavira is ideal for wandering; the warren of cobblestone streets hides pretty, historic gardens and shady plazas. There’s a small, active fishing port and a modern market.
Its enticing assortment of restaurants and guesthouses makes it an excellent base for exploring the Algarve’s eastern section.
IN TAVIRA YOU ARE IN PARADISE
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Tavira have the best gastronomy you can find in Algarve, from the tuna fish with onions to the fantastic shellfish cataplana or just "Bolhão Pato" clams with a fresh beer.
Shopping for mementos and strolling around Tavira looking for the best bargains and the most typical decoration objects is always a fun time during vacation. Also, if you are staying at an apartment or villa with a kitchen available, you can always find great fresh produce around the city center that will add an extra something to your meal.
The best golf courses in Algarve are in Tavira, such as Monte Rei, Quinta da Ria, Quinta de Cima and Benamor golf course.
Tavira Beaches are one of the reasons why Tavira area is so unique. All the beaches are situated on the Tavira Ria Formosa.
Tavira coastline is calm and peaceful, with extremely inviting eleven kilometres of fine white sand beaches and very warm water.