Activities

Markets, water parks, sports ... something for everyone in this beautiful area.

Markets

Nice stroll along the local traders

Every day there is a market in 1 of the villages where you can buy fresh fruit and vegetables, meat ... You can find a few underneath:

Olhao: every Saturday

Portimao: 1st Monday of the month

Albufeira: 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month

Loulé: every Saturday morning

Tavira: 3rd Saturday of the month

Lagos: 1st Saturday of the month

Water fun

Nice surfing, swimming with dolphins or a day at the aqua park? You will never be bored in the Algarve (Portugal).

The most visited aqua parks are situated in the Algarve (Slide & Splash, Aqualand Big One).

Some have animals to look at, get to know better or to play in the water, such as Zoomarine and Aqua Show Family Park.

All parks have well-kept recreational areas, restaurants and some even have accommodation options.

Ria Formosa Natural Park

Walk in the great outdoors

Between Faro and Tavira you will find a 60 km long belt of islands with a lagoon behind it, in 1987 it was declared a nature park. It covers around 18,000 hectares and consists of a labyrinth of marshes, islets and canals. It is an oasis of tranquility in the middle of the tourist centers. Ria Formosa is 1 of the 7 natural wonders in Portugal. You can find more information on the website www.formosamar.com