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Discover Eastern Algarve: Olhão




Olhão or Olhão da Restauração, is a municipality and urban community in the Algarve region of southern Portugal. Located near the regional capital ofFaro, the region is a fishing port, home of the Bela brand sardines and Conserveira do Sul's Manná range of processed fish products. Along with Faro, Loulé, and Tavira, Olhão forms an urban conurbation with the city of Faro, from the eastern and central Algarve.

This is the largest fishing port in the Algarve and the harbour, bordered by a great selection of restaurants, is the focus of the town. Olhão has a distinctive North African feel and distinctive "cube" houses. There is a lively, large market held daily and reputed to sell the best seafood in the region. Ferry services take day trippers to the offshore llhas of Armona and Culatra.

In Olhão you will find: Daily market, Restaurants and Bars and a Railway station
Approximate Driving Time to Airports: Faro - 20 minutes, Lisbon - 2 hours 45 minutes and Porto - 5 hours, 20 minutes


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  • ASMAA - Algarve Surf and Marine Activities Association
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    Lagos 8600-580
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