Olhão - faro and the sea
Nature culture boat trips Tradicional Cuisine
What to expect
Start your day at Olhão da Restauração and discover its peculiar “Cubist” architecture, its history, its people and its legends.
Then discover the transformation processes of the canning industry, which was in the 1940s a major city economy with more than 200 factories in operation. You can try diferente types of canned fish in a gastroniomic tasting test.
Discover the richness of our Mediterranean Diet through a visit to the market of Olhão and also get to know why it became Cultural and Intangible Heritage of Humanity.
Take advantage of the free time to buy some local products and, if you wish, drink a natural juice or eat a homemade ice cream.
Embark on a nautical tour through the Ria Formosa Natural Park. During the tour, you can observe the fauna and flora and also get to know some products from the Ria that make some unique Algarve dishes.
Arriving in Faro, get ready for a delicious Mediterranean lunch prepared for you.
In the afternoon you get to know Faro with a visit to the Municipal Museum and the Historical Center.
Return to Olhão in a pleasant boat trip and enjoy the sunset.