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Olhao Authentique Tour

by MTS Globe
per adult Price is ¥4
Duration: 4h Free cancellation available No Booking Fees Print Voucher Print Voucher Offered in multiple languages Offered in multiple languages Picks up from select hotels Picks up from select hotels

Highlights

  • Walking Tour on the famous legends of Olhão old town

  • Olhão Famous markets the “ex-Libris” of the town

  • Get to know more of Ria Formosa Natural Park

  • Fish Canning Taste included and Optional Boat Tour

  • Discover historical tiles on the main Gardens of Pescador O.

Highlights

  • Walking Tour on the famous legends of Olhão old town

  • Olhão Famous markets the “ex-Libris” of the town

  • Get to know more of Ria Formosa Natural Park

  • Fish Canning Taste included and Optional Boat Tour

  • Discover historical tiles on the main Gardens of Pescador O.

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9:00 AM, Olhao Authentique in English

Duration 4h
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9:00 AM, Olhao Authentique in French

Duration 4h
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9:00 AM, Olhao Authentique in German

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Olhao Authentique Tour

Activity Location

Olhão

Olhão

Meeting/Redemption Point
  • 07h30 to 08h25 - Hotel Pick up in Albufeira

    Albufeira 8200

  • 08H30 - Hotel Pick up in Vilamoura

    Quarteira 8125

  • 08h40 - Hotel Pick up in Quarteira

    Quarteira 8125

  • 07h15 - Hotel Pick up in Armação de Pera and Porches

    Armação de Pêra 8365


Description

Embraced by Ria Formosa Natural Parkwe invite you for a pleasant walk through Olhão historical sights and it peculiar cubist houses. In fact, Olhão is known as the “cubist city” due to the original terraces and roofs of the houses - Açoteias.

Discover the legends in the old town such as the enchanted Moorish - the beautiful Floripes. Visit the main garden Jardim Pescador Olhanense where you can find an important episode from the XIX century ontypical Portuguese tiles and on the great vessel of"Caíque Bom Sucesso”.

Find Olhão Authentique, a local fishermen town becoming prosperous due to the fishing, clam production, shellfish trade, industry and tourism.The canning industry played an important role in the city's economy until the late 60s / 70s. We invite you to discover this interesting history and taste fish canning (included)

Every Saturday morning the street market gets fill with producers that arrive from the interior of Algarve to sell their fresh products. They offer a great variety of products from the best fruits & vegetables to traditional Algarve cakes, flowers, basketry,..,but also clothes, shoes, coats, handbags and many others…
The famous Municipal Market buildings are considered the _Ex- libris_of the city. In one building you can buy vegetables and meat and in the other twin builidng fresh fish.

A town of fishermen and simple people, storytellers and legends we invite you to discover.

Optional: To make the most of your day, in the end of the tour we suggest a boat trip along Ria Formosa Natural Park canals. Get aboard a 3 hour tour with lunch included and stops on two of the barrier islands that protect the Ria Formosa from the Atlantic Ocean. You will love it!
Price of the boat trip and return transfer are not included in the tour but you can purchase it on the day.


Inclusions

  • Guided walking tour of Olhão

  • Roundtrip transportation to and from your Algarve hotel or near accommodation address


Exclusions

  • Admission fees

  • Food and Beverage


Know Before You Book

  • Hotel pickup is available from most centrally located Vilamoura, Quarteira, Albufeira, Armação and Carvoeiro.

  • Pick up details will be sent to your email within 24 hours after we receive the booking. Kindly make sure you have inserted your hotel name or accommodation address on your booking.

  • If pick up/drop off is not available from your hotel entrance we will provide a near meeting point.