Destination Ria Formosa
Ilha da Culatra
On the left side you can see the small harbour and the landing stage of for the ferry boat. On the opposite side the small sandy stripe of the sea side beach Praia da Culatra-Mar comes into view.
Ria Formosa: Ilha das Cabanas
Aerial view to the eastern islands of the Ria Formosa. In the foreground you can see the Peninsula of Cacela, followed by the Ilha de Cabanas. On the right hand you can see the golf course Quinta da Ria
Torre de Tavira: Panoramic View
View from the tower to northern direction towards the Gilao river and its bridges.
Sta Luzia Promenade
Olhão: Bom Successo
Replica of a historic boat anchored in front of the promenade. In 1808 a revolt against the troops of Napoleon started in Olhao, resulting in the end of the French occupation of the entire Algarve. 17 men from Olhao embarked on the boat Bom Successo to Brazil to inform King Joao VI that the kingdom of Algarve was restored.
Faro: Largo da Sé
View from the belfry of the cathedral to the lagoon of the Ria Formosa. In the background you see the island Ilha da Barreta, also called Ilha Deserta-
Ilha de Faro: Water sports
Ilha de Faro is located opposite the Faro International Aiport. The lagoon of the Ria Formosa, separating the island from the mainland, is an excellent area for many kinds of water sports.
Quinta do Lago: Bridge
The wooden bridge over the lagoon of the Ria Formosa near the hotel Quinta do Lago is one of the area's landmarks.