"Tavira a charming Town in the South East Algarve." Top 5 Page for this destination Tavira by Waalewiener

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The beautiful downtown Tavira.

Tavira is a pleasant picturesgue Town , the river Gilhao runs through the Town.
There is an arcaded Town hall, Praca de Replublica, and a seven Arched Roman Bridge, and also a beautiful people's place with Pavillon and Trees and Flowers.

Tavira Street Scene with white houses

This is a lovely street in Tavira, many streets are like this one , the houses nicely painted in white, pieceful relaxed, just the way we like it.

A quite street , a little church in the background, no cars racing by , you want to be relaxed ,this is the right town to visit.

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  • Pros:Tavira is a lovely pictureresgue town worth visithing.
  • In a nutshell:Make a stop in Tavira when you visit The Algarve.
  • Last visit to Tavira: Feb 1996
  • Intro Updated May 9, 2016
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  • Nemorino's Profile Photo
    Mar 2, 2013 at 12:17 AM

    Fifty years ago today I rode my bicycle from Huelva (Spain) to Tavira (Portugal).

  • hunterV's Profile Photo
    Apr 11, 2011 at 12:22 PM

    Hello, Hansi@ It's a great idea about the exercise along the quiet and cozy streets...Thanks for sharing! ><><><><

  • BruceDunning's Profile Photo
    Aug 4, 2009 at 11:59 AM

    What a site to see and bring to life. Thank you for the tour.

  • suvanki's Profile Photo
    Sep 30, 2008 at 1:53 PM

    Hi Hansi, enjoyed your pics and tips on Tavira. I was there in the early 80's and hope to return there 1 day- your page has inspired me to look into it for next year! Best Wishes, Sue x

  • Carmela71's Profile Photo
    Jan 4, 2005 at 1:41 AM

    hehe, just to get you two a little more envious ;-) but we will be there in a few days! Happy new year to both, hugs and kisses!!!!!!!!!!

  • LoriPori's Profile Photo
    Nov 21, 2004 at 3:56 AM

    Yes, Hansie. Tavira was a lovely little town in the Algarve. We definiitely will have to go there again.

  • deecat's Profile Photo
    Apr 2, 2004 at 6:40 PM

    Well, Hans, another beautiful place that you've presented well. Enjoy reading about you and Lori and your grand adventures. Good work.

  • quartinb's Profile Photo
    Jan 3, 2004 at 10:04 AM

    glad you liked algarve... happy new year

  • Imbi's Profile Photo
    Oct 25, 2003 at 4:48 AM

    Most of the Portugal cities and towns have plenty to offer to tourist. Grat page

  • Canadienne's Profile Photo
    Sep 17, 2003 at 7:42 PM

    I haven't made it to southern Portugal yet, but I'll definitely keep Tavira in mind. It looks lovely - thanks!


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