A day in Algarve
In the days when the will is to walk or be with friends and family, the Algarve has the most varied options, the appetite for culture, there is a wide offer of exhibitions, dance, music, theater and other artistic expressions that feed the senses; for fun water parks allow somersaults, tumbling or fast slides down tubes or just see the shows of dolphins or exotic birds; for tours and observation of flora and fauna the Ria Formosa Natural Park and the Mining Park Cave of the Moors are the most appealing to do a pedestrian route between the ethnographic prehistory and fauna and flora. One way to end the day or unwind from a day of work, it is best to go bowling with friends in a relaxed atmosphere with plenty of entertainment, stands out the Bowling Green, for those seeking contact with nature also a mode play outdoors and on grass.
If the children are restless, Zoomarine is the best place to spend the day, an oceanographic park edutainment is a unique opportunity to get close to dolphins, seals, sharks, turtles, exotic and aquatic birds, alligators and tropical fish. With educational shows like “The moving dolphins”, a swimming ballet in which the beauty, strength and learning ability of dolphins stand; the “Enchanted Forest” is privileged with extraordinary cognitive and sound capabilities of tropical birds, macaws, cockatoos and parrots and the “Ripping the heavens” is the birds of prey show that combines skill, speed and elegance of these great raptors.
In the days when the will is the practice of motor sport, the Algarve has the competitive spirit Kart, kart track in Almancil, perfect for a moment of adrenaline and fun, especially with friends lived.
For heights lovers, a helicopter baptism is an experience to live, walking in Ria Formosa or in the Windward rocks, this is an unforgettable experience. And for those who seek to satisfy their desire for adventure and exploration, the Lagos Zoo is a true paradise for those who love animals, providing a day of entertainment and shows: the “Flying Tunnel”, the is observed behaviors natural birds, not forgetting the “Recinto parrots” with its exuberant colors. At Krazy World, in Silves, crocodiles, parrots, turtles, snakes, llamas, iguanas, goats and cockatoos expect the visit in their natural environments, where one of the greatest pleasures undergoes able to feed the animals. The center of life science are great for stimulation and interaction, through experimentation and observation issues of natural and scientific forum, since so, there is the old plant Power Station in Faro, which always has a permanent exhibition dedicated to oceans, along with spaces hosting exhibitions on the universes of future agriculture, cyberspace, among others.
In Tavira, the Living Science Centre’s main themes water and energy; the Tavira Tower, contains a “Camera Obscura” in which one can see the whole city, using the optical principle which is the photography base, invented by Leonardo da Vinci, this camera allows a mirror image of all the houses and the City. The Ecotec in Olhão, is the exhibition “Look at the Past,” which is the main traditional crafts of the region. When the will is to get away from the beach, the Algarve offers other alternatives to an aquatic environment, such as AquaShow Family Fun Park in Semino, Loulé, which features a diverse offering; Garden of Toucans and Tropical Garden lets you watch shows with exotic birds, apart from pools and waves, and for children there is still a pool with slides and a bouncy castle; Aqualand The Big One in Alcantarilha, the slides, the fast, the soft slopes, the crazy jump, the wave pool, the lazy river and a children’s pool allow adults and children living true binges; Finally Slide & amp; Splash in Estombar, Lagoa, behind unforgettable days full of enjoyment and thrills for adults and children, swimming pool, soft tracks, children’s play area and slides. In artistic expression shed, art galleries present all the creative capacity of the Algarve, from Windward to the Leeward coastline to barrocal, in towns, villages and cities, there are always spaces dedicated to the arts, including the Centro Cultural António Aleixo in Vila Real de Santo Antonio and Tavira there is the Municipal Gallery; in Faro, the Municipal Galleries Bow and Train in Albufeira note are the Municipal Galleries and Art Painter Samora Barros; Lagos found the Art Gallery of the Cultural Center and there and close to Manuel Gamboa Gallery – Convent of San José in Lagoa.