Ria Formosa Bike Tour from Faro

  • 3 Hours approximately
  • Min Guests: 2Max Guests: 16
  • Doca De Faro

Faro Bike Tour into the Heart of the Ria Formosa Natural Park

Guided bike tour in Faro to Ria Formosa, visiting the salt pans (salinas) and Faro Island Beach

If you’re visiting Faro and want to explore the Algarve’s natural beauty on an active adventure,  this Ria Formosa bike tour is exactly what you’re looking for.

On this tour, we cycle along the Ecovia Litoral. This route along the Algarve’s coast and beaches was designed for those who love cycling and nature.

We start in the city of Faro and head into the Ria Formosa Natural Park toward Faro Island Beach.

Accompanied by a local guide and cycling on a comfortable, modern bike, you will explore the diversity of the surrounding landscapes with plenty of time for sightseeing and taking photos.

As you would expect, this bike tour from Faro to Ria Formosa has many interesting places and stunning sights along the way.

These include the saltpans, where we stop for birdwatching and relaxation. We pass close to Faro Airport too, taking some time to contemplate the marshlands, channels, and small islets.

Finally, we arrive at the Praia de Faro (Faro beach), where you’ll have time to relax or go for a refreshing drink on one of the terraces while enjoying stunning sea views.

Rested and rejuvenated, it’s time to start the journey back to Faro!

And because nature never ceases to amaze us, we cycle along the coastal route looking for even more pleasant surprises that the Ria Formosa may have in store.

Do you have any questions about this Ria Formosa bike tour? Please feel free to get in touch for all the extra information you need.

This bike tour in Faro is the perfect way to explore Ria Formosa by land. For the complete experience, check out our kayak tour in Ria Formosa and discover this special place on water too.

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Price Includes

  • 3-hour bicycle tour
  • Use of bicycle and helmet
  • Use of binoculars
  • Local guide
  • Live commentary

Price Excludes

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transportation to/from attractions
  • Food and drinks
  • Tips (Optional)
  • All other extras

Important Information

  • Bring plenty of water to drink to avoid dehydration.
  • A rucksack or backpack is recommended to carry a small snack, sunglasses, hat, a good sun cream and a camera.
  • Bring casual clothes and comfortable shoes suitable for cycling. A wind-stopper and a waterproof coat are useful if not essential.


  • A minimum of 2 adults per booking is required.
  • A maximum of 16 people per booking.
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult.
  • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide.
  • Wheelchair accessible.
  • Not suitable for children under 12 years of age.
  • Subject to favorable weather conditions. If canceled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund.
  • Safety comes first, please follow the instructions and recommendations of your guide, especially those relating to safety issues.
  • Trips may be amended due to weather conditions or the physical condition of the participants should our guides deem this advisable.
  • This is an activity subject to weather conditions. The decision to leave or return earlier than expected, due to unexpected weather conditions, is solely to the guide.
  • The schedules of departures and arrivals, the duration and itineraries of the activities are subject to change without previous notice due to security determined by the weather conditions, tides and/or other circumstances beyond our control.



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