Birdwatching From Tavira

Bird Watching and Historical Tour in Ria Formosa Natural Park, Tavira. Explore diverse bird species, ancient salt extraction methods and traditional fishing.

Birdwatching in Ria Formosa from Tavira

Enthusiasts of both history and bird watching will enjoy our Ria Formosa Natural Park tour.

Embark on a captivating journey through the Ria Formosa Natural Park with this Bird Watching and Historical Tour, a perfect blend of nature's beauty and historical intrigue. Nestled in the charming town of Tavira, this tour is a treasure trove for both avid birdwatchers and history aficionados. Delve into the diverse avian world and unravel the centuries-old sustainable practices that have shaped this unique landscape.

Duration: 1 Hour 30 Minutes of immersive exploration.


  • Diverse Avian Species: Spot an impressive array of bird species thriving in their natural environment, offering a rare glimpse into the vibrant birdlife of Ria Formosa.
  • Historical Insights: Uncover the ancient salt extraction methods and traditional fishing techniques, integral to the local culture and economy.
  • Local Life: Witness the authentic daily routines of seafood gatherers, providing a snapshot of the traditional lifestyle within the park.


  • Adults (18-59 years): €20
  • Youths (6-17 years): €15
  • Children (0-5 years): free

What's Included:

  • Expert Direction: Under the direction of a knowledgeable local guide who has in-depth knowledge and insights about the area.
  • Accreditation: A fully licensed and accredited tour, recognized by ICNF and the Portuguese Tourism Board.
  • Personalized Experience: Tailored service and meticulously chosen routes for an optimal birdwatching experience.

Preparation Tips:

  • Attire: Dress in comfortable clothing and sturdy walking shoes for an enjoyable experience.
  • Gear: Bring along binoculars and a camera to capture the scenic beauty (special binoculars recommended).
  • Protection: Don't forget a hat and sunscreen to stay protected under the sun.

This tour promises a relaxed yet insightful experience, allowing participants to savor the natural beauty at a leisurely pace, ideal for both seasoned birdwatchers and newcomers to the hobby. Join this unforgettable journey through the heart of Ria Formosa, where nature's wonders and historical narratives converge.



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