Tavira Travel Guide

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Tavira Overview

Tavira is in Portugal's Algarve region but stands back a little from the coast. However 11km of great beaches are to be found n Tavira Island , only separated from the mainland by a narrow strait. On the way from hte town to the ferry, you pass salt pans that attract a variety of birds including flamingos and black-legged stilts.

The castle is mainly 17th century, although there were earlier defensive buildings. near it is a beautiful and peaceful arden with plants normally found in South America and a striking church.

It is close enough to Faro to make a good place for an overnight stay.

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For many people Faro is merely the airport at which to arrive en-route to the more popular destinations in the Algarve and so doing they miss out on a uniquely characterful little city - it i…
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