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Sightseeing and interesting places in the tour

Quinta de Marim

Is a visitor center with topics related to the "Ria Formosa" and an impressive large educational park that can be visited on foot. In the park there is detailed information about the flora and fauna of the region as well as visits to a breeding station of the Portuguese dog breed "Cão de Água" and detailed explanations of the sea salt extraction.

Quinta do Lago

Quinta do Lago was established in 1972 and comprises around 2,000 hectares of green land, with pine trees and several lakes between the town of Almancil and the Atlantic Ocean
It is adjacent to the nature reserve of Ria Formosa. Through a strict limitation of the building footprint to 8%, it has many green areas and a park-like character. Quinta do Lago is without doubt one of the most inspiring and most exclusive resorts in Europe and has some of the most spectacular and distinctive villas in the Algarve. In addition, there are more than two miles of white sandy beaches. At the lake, the water sports center has sailboats, wind surfing and paddle boats that can be rented.