The historical past of this city is very rich and can be seen on its buildings and on the street planning of the historical center. Also known as the “cidade das igrejinhas” (little churches town), it is apart away from the crowded places of the Algarve and boasts the spectacular Tavira Island and the fabulous Ria Formosa.

Picturesque and unique, Tavira is a mix of wonderful architecture, saltpans, enchanted beaches, mountain ranges, windmills and (of course) churches, crossed by the river Gilhão. A roman bridge makes the connection between both margins of the river, and both sides of Tavira.