Riverside Park in Ria Formosa

A project to recuperate 16 hectares of land overlooking the Ria Formosa Natural Park and turn it into a large leisure area is expected to be completed by the beginning of 2014.
Known as Parque Ribeirinho de Faro, the project is costing an investing an estimated €3.5 million to develop and will feature various squares, an open-air theatre with capacity for 250 spectators, walkways and cycling paths, observatories for bird-watching and a maintenance department.