Ria Food Tour

Olhão Centre

From Wednesday to Saturday

From 10.00 a.m. to 2.30 p.m.

9 tastings

3 tastings

3 entries


Visit the historic fishing village of Olhão, sample the taste of the traditional coastal delicacies, and find the best way to immerse yourself in the fish culture of the Algarve.

Learn about the history of Olhão, how its people fought to turn it from a village into a town, and how the seamen´s hard work transformed Olhão into a major economic, social and urban center.

Let yourself be guided through the exciting fish and fruit markets, meet and talk with local charismatic vendors, and sample the seasonal products. 

Come and taste some of the best, fresh, authentic and innovative products from our Mediterranean diet in typical "tascas" and restaurants.

You will be walking through unbelievably narrow alleys, quaint little squares full of stories to unravel, and falling in love with the iconic whitewashed traditional houses.

Sense the daily life of Olhão, one of the most genuine towns in the whole of Portugal.


We also offer the best activity combining land and sea! A boat tour option can be included in the Ria Food Tour in Olhão. A journey through Ria Formosa Nature Park´s channels, wildlife, and its most picture perfect island: Culatra.

Please contact us for more info.



 Use all of your senses to discover the picturesque fish and fruit markets

 Fall in love with the legends of the Olhão

 Unveil a cannery with more than a century of existence

 Discover Bioco, a traditional female garment

Understand the unique architecture of this cubist fishing village


 Wear comfortable shoes and clothing

 Bring your appetite, curiosity and good mood

 Your camera to record and share the good moments


What people say about the tour

"We all had an amazing experience...the history of the region, the cultural influences & the all-important food! I feel like I was able to really get a feel for the beautiful coastal city and be a true part of it; all while eating so many authentic delicacies."

Lisa Antenucci, USA


"Découvrir l´Algarve avec Eating Algarve Food Tours est un délice. Ils connaissent les meilleures tascas des pêcheurs autour du marche d´Olhão!"

Maison Côté Sud, France