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Bike Tour Ria Formosa Natural Park – Half Day

In this Tour you will have a fantastic panoramic view of the barrier islands of Olhão, you will also visit a Chalet with a beautiful architecture and see many different bird species.

Highlights

Tour Description

Departure from our kiosk in Olhão, Jardim Patrão Joaquim Lopes, we head out to the fishing harbor through the industrial area.

Next we cycle to Ria Formosa Natural Park where with a guide you can observe the fauna and flora. In this Park we can find many bird species, it is used as a resting area for migratory birds. Perfect nesting spot for birds arriving in spring, or the birds make the Ria Formosa their permanent habitat. Visit to the tide mill, all restored and with a fantastic panoramic view of the barrier islands of Olhão. Afterwards we visit the Chalet Dr. João Lucio built in 1916 and now totally restored. The house has four entries distributed by the cardinal points. This Chalet has beautiful architecture and you will fall in love with the landscape. After visiting the inside and outside in detail we return to our kiosk.

 

 

Detailed itinerary


Distance: 15 Km
Level of difficulty: Easy
Tours in Portuguese and English
Reservation: 72h in advance
Starting Time: according with the pre-arragments
Recommendations: water, comfortable clothes, energy bar or fruit, sun block and sun glasses.

We really enjoyed our bike ride . It was a lovely way to get to know the surroundings and spend a few hours doing exercise and enjoying a sunny day outdoors.

Sandra C.

Tour Info

What's included:


Guide

Mountain Bike

Helmet

Insurance

Entrance ticket in Natural Park Reserve

Not included

  • insurance for bikes (doesn’t exist in Portugal)
  • travel insurance

Dates

Tuesday, Thursday and Friday

Duration

2h30 / 3h00

Group Size

Min: 4 pax / Max : 10 Pax

Price Info

25€ per person