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The biodiversity of Ria Formosa is truly marvelous. Noted as one of the Seven Natural Wonders of Portugal, this Tour will take you to explore and discover this rich landscape by bike.
Under the watchful eye of your expert Tour Guide, you will explore the surroundings -from saltpans to beaches-, on a fun and comfortable ride. The guide will lead you through the birdlife and the incredible range of wildlife that these protected lands have to offer. He will introduce you to this unique environment as you visit the saltpans -a fantastic place to stop for birdwatching. With the binoculars provided, you will be invited into a world of flamingos.
Next, you will pedal your way to the marshlands of the Ria Formosa, where you will get a great sense of how the channels and small islets make up this rich landscape.You will then arrive at Praia de Faro (Faro Beach): all your efforts pay off here as you have time to relax on the beach and enjoy a refreshing drink. The azure blue waters invite you to take a swim before continuing your journey back to Faro.
Monday, Wednesday, Friday - Tour starting time: 8.30am
Safety comes first: the client should be aware of and comply with all applicable traffic regulations while using the bicycle.
Bring plenty of water to drink to avoid dehydration.
Bring casual clothes and comfortable shoes suitable for cycling. A wind-stopper and a waterproof coat are useful, if not essential. A rucksack or backpack is recommended to carry a small snack, sunglasses, hat, sun cream and a camera.
Included in the activity: Guided bicycle tour and use of binoculars.
This activity is not suitable for children under 12 years of age.