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Located on the south coast of the Algarve, at the mouth to the River Gilao, Tavira is one of the most picturesque resorts to the east of Faro. The Roman Bridge over the river is still in use today, splitting Tavira in two. Strolling round the maze of cobbled streets in Tavira you will notice beautiful churches, pretty squares filled with flowers, centuries old riverside mansions and pretty white-washed buildings.
The Tavira weather can reach 20° out of season and up to 30° during the summer months, ideal for sunbathing and swimming on the beautiful beaches, or trying your hand at a number of water sports. Away from the beach there are a good selection of shops, mini-markets and a monthly market where you can purchase the usual holiday essentials and some good cheap holiday gifts.
Lining the river and pretty harbour are a great choice of restaurants and shaded cafes, offering delicious local cuisine such as chicken piri piri, freshly caught, speciality fish dishes, international meals and fast food, like fish, chips and burgers.
Tavira has a good number of bars, pubs and discos to choose from, although it is not known as a very lively resort, more for enjoying a few drinks, in a friendly atmosphere, as the sun goes down.
Tavira is approximately 35 minutes from Faro Airport - 40km (25 miles).
Ideal for Couples
After a day on the beach you can stroll through the picturesque resort of Tavira, enjoy a romantic meal around the harbour before finishing the evening off with a few drinks on a rooftop terrace bar.
Great for Families
Tavira holidays give you access to fabulous beaches, great activities and a friendly atmosphere.
Faro Airport is just 35 minutes from Tavira.
The bars and pubs around the harbour and riverside have a great vibe, although more friendly than frantic.
As a working port, Tavira still sees the local fishermen bringing in the day`s catch to be served in the restaurants that evening. Speciality local cuisine, such as chicken piri piri is popular also and international dishes are available to suit all tastes.
Tavira is home to a choice of gorgeous, vast and broad golden sandy beaches.
There is an excellent choice of golf courses around Tavira, the early morning markets are worth a visit and tennis, horse riding, cycling and walking are also popular.
Great Water Sports
Scuba diving, windsurfing, water skiing and sailing are some of the water sports on offer in Tavira.
Great Day Trips
Day trips from Tavira could involve boat tours along the coastline, ferry trips across to the gorgeous Ilha de Tavira beach, sight seeing around Silves Castle and the Monchique Mountains.