Olhao In the past Olhao used to be a fishermen’s village, as many other cities in the Algarve.

Today however Olhao is a prominent center on the Algarve with many local businesses and great for anyone looking to go shopping for a day.

Olhao center is very compact. From the train station you can go down the main street avenida alley leads to the old town with white cubic houses and narrow streets.

Just go straight and you’ll find marina of Ria Formosa with its port and red markets.