Natural Park of the Ria Formosa in Olhão

Image gallery of the Ria Formosa natural park CEAM "Centro de Educação Ambiental de Marim" at the outskirts of Olhão in the eastern Algarve


Ria Formosa: CEAM

Ria Formosa: CEAM

Information panel at the entrance to the "Centro de Educação Ambiental de Marim" (Centre of maritime environmental education). The centre, located at the eastern exit of Olhao near the N125, informs about the economical and ecological importance of the unique landscape of the Ria Formosa.


CEAM: Boardwalk

CEAM: Boardwalk

A board walk guding through the dune landscape to the tide mill.


CEAM: Fishing boat

CEAM: Fishing boat

Old fishing boat from the glorious times of tuna fishing in the Algarve.


Ria Formosa natural park

Ria Formosa natural park

Tide mill, using the tidal range to drive the grinder


Naturpark Ria Formosa Gezeitenmühle 3

Naturpark Ria Formosa Gezeitenmühle 3


CEAM: Tide Mill

CEAM: Tide Mill

One of the blade wheels propelled by the water.


CEAM: Info Centre

CEAM: Info Centre

Visiting the information centre, located in the heart of the area, you will learn more about the flora, fauna and ecological importance of the Ria Formosa and many more...


CEAM: Info Centre

CEAM: Info Centre

A model of the method of tuna fishing in the Algarve, where the nets were fixed to the ground by anchors.


CEAM: Info Centre

CEAM: Info Centre

This exhibition depicts the incredible richness and variety of the mollusc fauna of the Ria Formosa.


CEAM: Noria

CEAM: Noria

This type of well goes back to Moorish times, when it was used to irrigate the fields. It was driven by a donkey or mule.


Trail Ria Formosa CEAM

Trail Ria Formosa CEAM

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