Olhão is a traditional Portuguese fishing village, famous for its large fish market and busy harbor. It is a great place to mix with locals and enjoy fresh seafood. Here are my top things to do while visiting Olhão.
Things to do in Olhão
Olhão old town
Olhão is one of the cities in Algarve that still feels traditional and authentic. Here you can wander around the old town to discover beautiful facades, impressive street art and cute little streets with cute little cafes.
Olhão fish market
Visit the local market, Mercado de Olhão. It's the biggest fish market in the Algarve and is said to have been designed by Gustave Eiffel, who designed the Eiffel tower and statue of liberty.
Eat seafood in Olhão
Did you know
Olhão is actually pronounced 'oh yon'. Have fun in Olhão and feel free to share or save the pin.
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