Catching the train to the beach

it isn’t often that you can catch the train directly to the beach, but a short distance from Santa Luzia overlooking the Ilha de Tavira that is exactly what you can do to get to the Praia do Barril.  We visited on a rather grey winter’s day but even so it was still a lovely place […]

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As far East as you can go

If you are just in Olhão for a few days, and happy to potter along the coast then you don’t need a car as there are good public transport links to the Islands, Faro, Tavira and Vila Real de Santo António.   We’ve made a few trips by train to the east of Olhão. . . It […]

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