Day 4 - 5
Today you will enjoy Ria Formosa Experience tour with lunch at a genuine local restaurant. Duo to Ria Formosaa's geographical location, it has a high biodiversity and natural richness that is of extreme importance for wildlife, especially for water birds. Reflecting its international importance, the Ria Formosa lagoon has been included since 1980 in the prominent Ramsar Convention, a standing position given to the most important wetlands on earth. In Europe, the lagoon was declared an Important Bird Area (IBA) and included in the Natura 2000 network of special protected sites. This natural system is composed by a cord of sandy peninsulas and islands that separate the lagoon from the Atlantic Ocean. On the inside, beautiful landscapes may be observed, from natural and wild paradise sebings, to places where fishing communities have established and live from the lagoon's natural resources since ancient times. Alongside the pleasures the sunny beaches and the mild Atlantic Ocean, the Ria Formosa Lagoon is indeed worth discovering.
For you to experience the diversity and beauty of this Natural Park, you will enjoy a private exploration of the Lagoons, aboard a comfortable and exclusive Cobalt with your own experienced skipper. A perfect way to enjoy a unique natural environment, observing its fauna and flora, visiting deserted islands and natural inlets, fishing communities, experiencing local and traditional activities, such as clam picking or oyster breeding. Lunch at a traditional restaurant in the Ria Formosa Natural Park, with genuine local gastronomy, will certainly make for an
unforgebable memoir of you worldwide travels!
Accommodation: Hotel Quinta do Lago
Meals: breakfast, lunch