Things to see and do - Tavira
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Tavira Travel guide
Tavira : Michelin's recommendations
This charming town, with its white houses and numerous churches is situated above the estuary of the river Gilão, at the bottom of a hill surrounded by the remains of the high walls constructed by King Dinis. The Roman bridge and the high Moorish walls reflect the town's antiquity. The place makes for pleasant walks along the narrow lanes, and the riverbanks embellished with gardens, and the lively market. Its beach is located on the offshore bar.
Tourist attractions Tavira : Things to see and do
Praça da República P - 8800 Tavira
From the praça da Republica, you can see this attractive Roman bridge , and on the other bank some attractive houses.
Travessa da Fonte P - 8800 Tavira
This church has a Renaissance doorway. The interior is covered with panels of historiated azulejos from the 18C depicting Mercy. Also worthy of note is a retable in gilded wood from the same era.
R. da Liberdade P - 8800 Tavira
The crenellated walls of this Moorish castle enclose an attractive garden.
E.N. 125, Km 134, Sta. margarida P - 8800-218 Tavira
Offering outdoor pool and a panoramic view of the Algarve countryside, Hotel Don Rodrigues is located in Tavira. Free WiFi access is available. Each room is equipped with air conditioning, a satellite TV, a telephone, a wardrobe and a private bathro..
Av. Eng. Duarte Pacheco 8 P - 8800-545 Santa Luzia
This small coastal town facing the Ría Formosa is known around Portugal as the country's 'octopus capital', hence the reverence paid here to this popular culinary speciality. Maritime inspired cooking and decor.