Ria Formosa

Located in the Algarve Leeward area, it covers the Municipalities of Loulé, Faro, Olhão, Tavira and Vila Real de Santo António. The Park is a lagoon system located along 60km, between the sandy peninsulas of do the Ancão and the Manta Rota, being limited at south by a twist of sandy barrier-islands: Barreta, Culatra, Armona, Tavira and Cabanas.


Ria Formosa
8900,Vila Real de Santo António


  • Water resources
  • car access

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Foz do Rio Guadiana

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Parque Natural da Ria Formosa

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