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Alvor Boardwalk, Portimao

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Take the long, wooden Alvor Boardwalk through a rich estuary ecosystem teeming with wildlife, plants, and natural sights. Walk past large sand dunes and stroll along a zone of salt lakes, lagoons, and marshes. You'll pass traditional farmland to find spots sought after for shellfish--look for fishermen catching their food by a small country lighthouse. The 3 km (1.9 mi) boardwalk can also be used for cycling, running, and bird watching. It is connected to an additional 2.2 km (1.4 mi) of dirt and gravel trails, some of which will lead you to traditional restaurants. Using our custom trip planner, Portimao attractions like Alvor Boardwalk can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Great for a peaceful stroll around and we also seen quite a lot of bird life it also leads you to the beaches good to walk of a big lunch. 
    Great for a peaceful stroll around and we also seen quite a lot of bird life it also leads you to the beaches good to walk of a big lunch.  more »
  • Fantastic clean beach with lots of water activities. The boardwalk is lovely to walk along and is quiet long. Its beautiful for an evening stroll and has some lovely little restaurants along it 
    Fantastic clean beach with lots of water activities. The boardwalk is lovely to walk along and is quiet long. Its beautiful for an evening stroll and has some lovely little restaurants along it  more »
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  • Fantastic boardwalk with fantastic scenery. Lots of nature to be seen birds crabs beetle etc
  • What a lovely spot, went to see birds but also a great walk and well laid out boardwalk and paths.

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