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The Algarve area most popular destination for bird lovers. A protected nature reserve, the park covers over 50km of coastline ...

By boat between the huge ponds and small islands its a guided tour along the algarvian ecological sanctuary.  An hard to forget and very impressive experience.  Tours  with two hours and half.  And /or full day with lunch in Culatra Island.

Ria Formosa, on the coast of the Algarve close to Faro, is one of the area's most popular destinations for bird lovers and a wonderful place to spend the day. A protected nature reserve, the park covers over 50km of coastline from Tavira in the east to Ancao, encompassing almost the entire Formosa Estuary.

The park is made-up of a narrow strip of land separated from the sea by vast sand dunes behind which lies a labyrinth of lagoons and small sand islands, mud flats, marshes and canals. The park holds special appeal for bird watchers, who flock to see a wide range of breeds such as the little bittern and purple heron, as well as egrets, white stork and the stone-curlew.

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Europe's Leading Destination 2020 – Portugal

Europe's Leading Beach Destination 2020 – Algarve

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