Travel Guides

Articles, news and blogs around Ria Formosa, Faro & Portugal.

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From our general blogs below to our more specialised guides to the right, we want you to be as informed as possible! Check this page out regularly to find out the latest news!

Explore and enjoy birdlife and nature on this eco-tour of Ria Formosa and make your visit around Faro a sustainable tourism choice.

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Kayaking In The Algarve

A Guide to Eco Tours in Ria Formosa, Portugal

If you’re planning a trip to Portugal’s beautiful Algarve region but are conscious of keeping your eco-footprint minimal, look no further! At Lands – Turismo na Natureza, responsibly...
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Taking a Boat Trip in the Algarve

The Algarve…where locals are as warm and welcoming as the weather! Famous for its golden beaches and azure waters, the Algarve is a magnificent destination to explore by...
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5 Reasons to Take a Day Trip to Ria Formosa Nature Park

If you’ve been thinking of taking a holiday to the Algarve, this is your sign to go for it! As one of Portugal’s Seven Natural Wonders, this southernmost...
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Eco-conscious tour boat navigating through the winding water channels of Ria Formosa, surrounded by lush greenery.

A Closer Look at Lands’ Private Solar-Powered Boat Tours

Here is a list of the 10 top reasons why the Algarve is such a popular destination for a birdwatching holiday.
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Red-Crested Pochard in Faro (Algarve) - a bird usually seen on our birdwatching tour of Ria Formosa.

Top 10 Reasons to Go Birdwatching in The Algarve

Here is a list of the 10 top reasons why the Algarve is such a popular destination for a birdwatching holiday.
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Image of a traveler standing by the misty coastal waters in the Lofoten Islands, Norway – in the background, tall mountains loom large

10 Great European Kayaking Destinations

Europe is a continent of stunning natural beauty, and its waterways and coastal regions are no exception! From the crystal-clear waters of the Mediterranean to the wild rivers...
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The Best Things to See and Do in Ria Formosa

Spanning 60 km of the Algarve coast on the southernmost point of Portugal, sun-seekers and sightseers visit the Ria Formosa every year to enjoy a range of activities...
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The Best Places to Find Flamingos in the Algarve

The Algarve is a stunning region in the south of Portugal, known for its beautiful beaches, warm weather, and impressive nature reserves. One of the most remarkable sights...
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How Big is Ria Formosa Natural Park?

If you’re planning a trip to the Algarve and would like to explore one of Portugal’s natural wonders, look no further than Ria Formosa Natural Park. Located in...
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Sunset Ria Formosa Boat Trip

A Guide to Boat Tours and Activities in the Algarve

When you picture Portugal’s Algarve region, it’s likely that azure waters and golden sandy beaches are the first things that come to mind. And, given their beauty, there’s...
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Stork – birdlife in Ria Formosa

Top 5 Hikes and Walks Around Ria Formosa

There’s no better feeling than completing a long hike; you’ve been outside in nature, got some exercise and usually have a pretty great view to enjoy somewhere along...
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