Water activity

From Portimão: Rio Arade Boat Tour

From Portimão: Rio Arade Boat Tour

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From £29.30 £17.58 per person

Hop aboard this boat tour for a journey that will take you back in time. Sail along the Arade River, as you pass by beautiful medieval towns, including Silves and Portimao, and take in the many amazing sights along the way.

About this activity

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Duration 2 hours
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  • Enjoy a boat tour on the the second largest river in the Algarve region
  • Sail in the calm waters of the River Arade
  • Marvel at the unique views of the medieval city of Silves
Full description
Start your boat tour at the pier near the ruins of the Old Convent of São Francisco. Feel the history of this beautiful river, the second largest in the Algarve, as it takes you back in time past stunning medieval towns. Sail through the calm waters of the river to the beautiful medieval city of Silves. Make your way down the river to the fishing village of Ferragudo and to the Castle of São João do Arade, passing by the famous Marina of Portimão. Then, ascend the river, passing by the Museum of Portimão, the former Canning Fish Factory. Sail along the Riverside Zone of Portimão, passing by the best and most famous sardine restaurants.
  • All necessary safety equipment, i.e lifejackets
  • Comfortable seating on the boat with panoramic views
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You must fill out a travel information form

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Meeting point

Meet in front of Saint Francisco Convent Ruins (river side).

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What to bring

  • Comfortable clothes
  • Camera
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