Olhão Fish Market & Food Tour

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Close to Faro, a truly hidden gem awaits, one of the best Fish Markets in Portugal, the Mercado de Olhão. Taste and learn about local cuisine as you visit its fish stands and local taverns as well.


  • Taste and learn about the Algarve's most famous Seafood Market
  • Learn about local ancient cooking techiniques
  • Enjoy both a Market and Food Tour
  • Visit unique local hangouts
  • Savour delicious food with drinks accompanied by a local guide


Meet your guide at the Market's main entrance and witness the building's unique architecture. Witness the buzz of local fishermen and 'Olhanenses' as the market comes to life. Step inside and with your guide learn about the rich and lush variety of Seafood and taste several food offerings like the famous smoked Tuna, a true local delicacy. Learn about its unique curating technique and savour how simple food tastes so good. Go through several fish and food stands witnessing the local daily catch like prawns, numerous Clams, Octupus, Squid, Bass, Breams, Snapper, Sardines just to name a few. As the Market tour ends, you will then visit local hangouts/taverns where your seafood comes to life through local dishes, favourite to locals and fishermen.


Guided tour to the Algarve's biggest Fish Market, Mercado de Olhao Several unique food tastings both at the Market and at two separate taverns/restaurants One drink also included at the Market and per tavern. Guided walking tour with Live commentary in English or Portuguese

Important Information

  • Any dietary requirements or food allergies must be forward at least 24 hours before the tour. This tour is not suitable for Vegan or Vegetarian Diets. This is a walking tour. Some low level of fitness is required. Extra food or drinks are not included. The tour starts and ends in Olhão, a 15 minute drive from Faro or 20 minute drive from Tavira.

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Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund


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