Tavira - The Roman Bridge

Tavira is situated on the River Gilao which runs through the centre making it an ideal fishing town. The Roman bridge pictured here relates to the Portuguese heritage of this town and its Moorish influences of time gone by. When stroling round Tavira to get the ambience of the buildings and tiled houses in the cobbled streets you can feel the history of the place unfold. It is a town full of history, great shops, restaurants and cafes, galleries, great beaches and the Ria Formosa nature reserve.

roman bridge in the evening

Tavira town centre has everything within easy walking distance to make an interesting visiting experience.

tavira waterfront

Tavira waterfront on the east side of the town.

Tavira - Algarve is the perfect destination for your holidays, where you can enjoy the Mediterranean climate in the many beaches of pleasant and relaxing destinations along its coastline landscape.

Golf in Tavira area

There is some great golf courses in and around the Tavira area: Quinta da Ria Golf, Quinta da Cima, and Monte Rei Golf Club.

Tavira has a great combination of History, Culture, Beaches and relaxation for a perfect holiday

Tavira Beaches

The beautiful beaches on the Ilha de Tavira - just take a short ferry taxi from the town centre.

tavira beaches

The Island beaches along the Tavira coast line have beuatiful golden sand and calm clear waters in a natural environment, the main beaches are - Praia de Tavira, Praia de Terra Estreita and Praia do Barril.

tavira beaches

Praia do Barril is a lovely beach which was formaly a blue fin tuna fishing village in years gone by and remains of the village have been transformed into the beach tourist facilities. The feature of this beach is the 'Anchor Cemetary' a rusting memorial to the fishing community where the boats were anchored, well worth a visit to this unique site!