Landschaft Ria Formosa
Ria Formosa: Ilha das Cabanas
Aerial view to the eastern islands of the Ria Formosa. In the foreground you can see the Peninsula of Cacela, followed by the Ilha de Cabanas. On the right hand you can see the golf course Quinta da Ria
Trail São Lourenço
View to the lagoon of Ria Formosa at low tide
Quinta do Lago: Seagulls
The Ria Formosa is a paradise for many bird species.
Quinta do Lago: Lagoon
The lagoon of the Ria Formosa between the mainland and the Peninsula de Ancao is a paradise for many water bird species.
Quinta do Lago Lagoon
Typical vegetation of the Ria Formosa behind the dunes of Quinta do Lago beach
Ilha de Faro: Cottages
View to the western part of the island and the lagoon of the Ria Formosa. In the background you can see Quinta do Lago.
Ilha da Culatra: Storks
The Ria Formosa is a great territory for the many storks nesting in Faro ans on the islands.
Faro: View from the Ria Formosa
View from board of an excursion boat across the lagoon of the Ria Formosa towards the historic old town of Faro, surrounded by huge walls.
Faro: Ria Formosa and Airport
View over the Ria Formosa towards the nearby Faro International Airport. On board of a plane you can enjoy great views of this unique lagoon landscape.
Aerial view to Cacela Velha and the peninsula of Cacela, forming the eastern end of the lagoon system of the Ria Formosa.
Quinta do Lago: Bridge
The wooden bridge over the lagoon of the Ria Formosa to the beach Praia da Quinta do Lago is one of the area's landmarks.