It’s best to walk on foot while exploring Tavira. This is because the municipality doesn't allow public transportation in historical places. Don't forget to wear comfortable footwear as streets are cobblestones. Here the public transportation system is known as Sobe e Desce. This contains a red route and a blue route. You can take a bus that suits your destination while searching for homes for sale in Tavira Portugal.
If you're going to live in Tavira, note that it doesn't have its own airport. But, you can easily travel to Faro airport to catch international flights. It’s 39 km away from Tavira, and you can take a bus or a taxi to get there. It only takes 30 mins to reach the airport. This proximity and convenience make Tavira very attractive for international investors who want to make a property investment in Portugal and live there.
Things To Do in Tavira
This old church holds a great historical value. People visit here to admire this Renaissance facade dating back to the mid-sixteenth century. While exploring this site, you’ll spot a statue of Mary (Our Lady of Mercy) guarded by St. Peter and St. Paul.
Fado com História
This place is famous for introducing foreigners to the Portuguese music genre Fado. First, they’ll play a short video explaining the origins of this type of music and its evolution over time. Later you can enjoy your evening with live performances and a complimentary glass of wine.
Tavira Camera Obscura
This ordinary-looking tower was built in 1931 near the Tavira castle and Igreja Matriz. Earlier it was just a water tank, but now it’s a great tourist attraction. This is because now you can see a beautiful live image of the entire town projected on a table in a dark room. The methodical placing of several mirrors at the correct angle makes the phenomena come alive.
Jardim do Coreto
Visit Jardim do Coreto, which connects Praça da Repblica to the riverbank. It’s the ideal area to take a break and enjoy nature with hardwood trees, palm trees, and flowerbeds. The sidewalks here have a mosaic pattern reflecting the unique Portuguese architectural style. Feel free to join a group of strangers playing domino games, a great way to make new friends.
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