Blue Label Transfers from Faro Airport to Tavira – destination guide info:
Tavira…alongside with Faro, Lagos and Silves, it’s still one the few cities in the Algarve that keeps the traditional Algarve heritage alive, presented on the unique architecture of this old charming town.
During the 8th to the 13th century, Tavira was under the dominion of Arab rule, until being released by the Order of Santiago in 1242.
It has gained the status of city in 1520 by the king Manuel I, as it was also at that time the main trading port in the Algarve between the 16th and the 18th century.
Here you will find a city that has been keeping and preserving the blend between the cultural old traditional portuguese houses, churches and palaces like the “town church of Misericordia” and the “Palácio da Galeria”. It has also been an inspirational refuge for many writers and painters.
The historical old medieval “seven arch pedestrian Roman bridge” links the 2 sides of the town, crossed by the River Gilão, where you can still see some reminders of the past related with the original economic business activity on the fishing industry.
One of the main attractions on Summer time is without no doubt, the Island of Tavira, with a 14kms long offshore sandspit, where you can get a daily ferry boat trip from the city downtown peer until this outstanding island/beach called the “Quatro Águas”.
The city is plenty with lot’s of good quality traditional sea food restaurants, quality traditional wines/licours shops, outdoors cafés and beautiful old gardens allowing you to seat, relax and enjoy of the picturesque sights inside and on the margin of the city river.
Nearby, there is Cabanas de Tavira 7km further Eastern, which does also worth a visit to this small fisherman’s village mostly composed with private holidays villas and a outstanding golf course called Benamor Golf.
Our Faro taxi services offers the best of two worlds: high quality standards and the cheapest rates available in the Algarve through several means of Taxi Transfers from Faro Airport to Tavira.