Bird Watching and Historical Tour
Ria Formosa, a true sanctuary of nature. Privileged place to observe birds, by being a migratory corridor containing some of the last places in the Europe for some birds to make nests, Ria Formosa is visited annually by about 30 thousand birds from different spices.
We will be looking for the birds that usually visit the estuary.
During this tour we will get to see a still ecological and sustainable salt economy - using traditional methods which are 2000 years old.
The importance of the salt mines as habitat for the aquatic birds has been recognized, as an attribute of basic importance in the conservation of rare and threatened species in the estuary.
There is still a small traditional fishing fleet, during this tour we will get to see some of the old fishing boats with their traditional colors and fishing artifacts.
See Ria Formosa in all its natural splendor, from the variety of species to the actual living of people.
Sign up for this relaxing, stimulating and educational adventure and you'll bring back photos and memories of Ria Formosa most beautiful landscape and wild life that will last a lifetime!
Bring your camera and plenty of film.
Consonant the time of the year, can be observed different birds as well as variations in its numbers.
Duration +/- 1,5 hour
Price 20 Euros per passenger
Departure times at 10.45h and 16.45h / weather permitting.