Vila Real de Santo Antóniol: Promenade and marina
View to the marina of Vila Real d.S.A. and the promenade "Avenida da Republica"along the shore of the Guadiana river. The marvellous fassades have been restored carefully.
Vila Real de Santo António: Quay on the Guadiana river
This is the place where the boats take off to the river cruises. A view back to the quay and promenade of Vila Real.
Rio Guadiana: Ferry boat to Ayamonte
The ferry boat is the only direct link between Vila Real and Ayamonte in Spain. The next bridge is located several miles to the north near Castro Marim.
Sapal de Castro Marim
The nature reserve stretches between Castro Marim and the Guadiana river. The spectacular bridge can be seen already from far. The wetland It is formed by salty marshes with their special brackish waters, salt-pans and creeks, that are home to a diverse range of plants and animals. A trail leads through this interesting natural reserve.
Rio Guadiana: Bridge
This is the only roadbridge over the Guadiana river, connecting the Algarve with the neighbouring Spain. The "Ponte Internacional do Guadiana" built in 1991 some miles upriver near Castro Marim and is one of the landmarks of the area.
Guadiana River Cruise
Rio Guadiana: Boats
The river is navigable until Mértola in the neighbouring Alentejo.
Azinhal: Rio Guadiana
Panoramic view to the river Guadiana, Alcoutim and Sánlucar de Guadiana on the Spanish border