Algarve holidays are growing in popularity and that’s mainly down to hidden treasures like Tavira. The small town on the eastern Algarve is gorgeously quaint while still providing everything you’d get at one of the more modernised areas including great restaurants, cool bars and, of course an amazing beach. Couple all this with the famed year round weather and you can see why Tavira holidays are so popular!
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The weather in Tavira is, like most areas of the Algarve, sunny, hot and bright throughout the year. Summers are dry, in fact there’s very little rainfall throughout the year and even winters are mild and dry. Therefore, with such a great climate, there's nothing stopping you from going on holidays to Tavira whether it is winter or summer.
The landscape in Tavira is largely unspoilt, which is one of the reason it is famous for being so beautiful. Olive groves and lush forests meet with lush sandy beaches and beautiful blue waters. The main beach, Ilha de Tavira is surrounded by cute cafes and great bars.
Things To Do on Tavira Holidays
There’s plenty to see and do when on holidays in Tavira. The 18th Century mansion is well worth a visit as is the church of Santa Maria do Castelo which is home to the tombs of Dom Paio Peres Correia and his seven faithful knights. There are also lots of watersports available down at the beach and if you fancy a stroll where better than the Moorish castle on the hill where you can also take in amazing views of the region.
Tavira is one of the most architectural beautiful areas in the Algarve and is home to a Roman bridge, whitewashed stone houses and a beautiful 18th Century mansion. Thankfully, the area remains largely unspoilt. There are also plenty of galleries and a quirky market where you can pick up some great local crafts to remind you of your holidays to Tavira.
The town also plays hosts to many festivals. September sees the Festival de Folclore de Tavira while the Handicraft Festival. The 3rd day of every month is market day and the town comes to life with colourful markets. Of course, since it's known as the town of churches, its no surprise that there are an abundance of quaint and pretty churches scattered around.
Even the fussiest among you will find something to do of an evening that they’ll enjoy on Tavira holidays. Most of the hotels offer fantastic evening entertainment including live music and fabulous stage shows. But if the cabaret scene isn’t for you there are also plenty of great bars where you can enjoy a cold glass of wine and sample some local treats from the menu. And if you really want to let your hair down then why not head to the town’s club which stays open until the early hours. The bright lights of Faro aren't too far away if you want a night out on the town.
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The Algarve is an ideal destination for a summer holiday, or a winter sun break for that matter. There’s something for everyone and the perfect weather to do it all in. An historic town with all the modern amenities you could want, Tavira is the perfect place to get away from it all for two weeks in the sun.
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