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From Tavira: Tuk Tuk Tour to Cabanas & Cacela Velha Village

1. From Tavira: Tuk Tuk Tour to Cabanas & Cacela Velha Village

Discover 2 quaint villages, Cabanas de Tavira and Cacela Velha, and take in the stunning views of the Algarve region as you zip around in your electric tuk-tuk. Make stops along the tour to see the sights and important sites as well as for the best views of Ria Formosa and the ocean. Leave Tavira and head for your first stop: the fishing village of Cabanas de Tavira. It takes about 15 minutes and you'll drive down the main street, by the Ria. On the way to Cacela Velha, see fruit farms, and make a stop at the well-known Factory next to Ria Formosa. Drive on towards Cacela Velha, a magnificent and picturesque place with the best view of the Ria Formosa and ocean. Here, you also see the most interesting and beautiful sights of the region — the Church of Nossa Senhora da Assunção and the Fortress of Cacela.

From Albufeira: Eastern Algarve Full-Day Private Tour

2. From Albufeira: Eastern Algarve Full-Day Private Tour

Discover the regions of Moorish and Roman heritage on this full-day tour starting from Albufeira to Eastern Algarve. Visit Faro, the capital of the Algarve province. Go to Olhão, a key site for fishing, and explore the furthest Eastern town in the Algarve. After being picked up from your accommodation, travel to your first destination, Faro, with its 13th century city center. Afterward, visit Olhão, where you can find the most famous market in the Algarve. Move on to the city of Tavira to explore the castle and the various typical churches, and take a break for your lunch. Cross the Roman Bridge that leads to the Castle where you can experience one of the most breathtaking views over the city. Enjoy the village of Cacela Velha with its famous whitewashed houses which is located in the area of the Ria Formosa Natural Park. End the tour in Vila Real de Santo António, the furthest Eastern town in the Algarve before arriving in Spain. Notice the architectural similarities to that of Lisbon, as it was built in the same way, by the Marquês de Pombal, after the 1755 earthquake.

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What people are saying about Cacela Velha

Overall rating

5.0 / 5

based on 6 reviews

What to do in Tavira. Our guide was very nice and took the time to explain. He's a local and he knows a lot of places. In addition, he takes very beautiful photos. Thank you for the little souvenir. We leave with very beautiful memories and stars in our eyes. Muito obrigado

Punctual guide, smiling, passionate and knowing his region perfectly. Discovering the Rio formosa aboard your tuk tuk is just ideal. A big thank you for this great and unforgettable experience. We recommend +++++++

An incredible trip, with a super friendly guide who knows everything about the eastern Algarve!

verry nice tour and good host with nice stories to tell on the way