At the desired distance from the tourist tributaries, Altanure is the ideal place for those looking for serenity.
In the south of the Algarve and close to Tavira, this region, bathed in Atlantic waters tempered by the Mediterranean heat, benefits from exceptional weather conditions throughout the year.
It offers excellent conditions for those looking to combine relaxation and well-being with the discovery of the region. For this, there is a generous offer of of day trips , and our team is able to make suggestions and help you plan your stay. Excursion tours or organized tours can be booked from Altanure.
At a distance of 7 km from Altanure, is the most picturesque city in the Algarve: Tavira. It houses the old town, buildings of Moorish architecture, a considerable number of renowned Chapels and Churches not to be missed, as well as the market for fresh products and seafood specialties.
In Tavira you can enjoy cultural visits, typical restaurants, cinema (not to be missed cinema sessions in the cloisters of the Igreja do Carmo during the summer) and numerous summer festivals.
This fishing village, well known for its octopus specialties, is the starting point by boat to the extraordinary beaches of Terra Estreita and Barril.
The Ria formosa Natural Park
A maze of lagoons and canals are filled with islands with paradisiacal beaches and fishing villages. Whether on foot, by boat or kayak, you can discover varied ecosystems and be ecstatic with the preserved flora and fauna. It is a true paradise for ornithology, namely of some species such as the pink flamingos and herons, among many others.
Water sports such as surfing, paddle tennis and kitesurfing abound on the Algarve's beaches. The enclaves designed by the lagoons allow safe practice, and therefore ideal for beginners.
The border with Spain
The Spanish fountain is 30 mins away, as well as the Castro Marim Castle and the white sand beaches. A curious attraction is to venture across the Spanish border, flying over the Guadiana River on slide, one of the largest in Europe. The next big city is of course the beautiful Seville.