Two banks of the Gilao River which drains itself into the Atlantic Ocean near Tavira

Two banks of the Gilao River which drains itself into the Atlantic Ocean near Tavira

A railbridge over the River Gilao with the traffic and pedestrian bridge in the foreground

A railbridge over the River Gilao with the traffic and pedestrian bridge in the foreground

Rua dos Limpinhos is the name of the road (street) which constitutes the bridge over the river

Rua dos Limpinhos is the name of the road (street) which constitutes the bridge over the river

The bridge (Rua dos Limpinhos) is divided into the traffic and pedestrian sections

The bridge (Rua dos Limpinhos) is divided into the traffic and pedestrian sections

A calm and peaceful bank of the river

A calm and peaceful bank of the river

Houses built beside one of the banks of the river

Houses built beside one of the banks of the river

This river starts its journey in the Serra do Caldeirao mountains of the central Algarve

This river starts its journey in the Serra do Caldeirao mountains of the central Algarve

Here buildings are built up to the banks of the river and this river is known for for having a very high tide

Here buildings are built up to the banks of the river and this river is known for for having a very high tide

The Roman Bridge (Ponte Romana) is a seven-arched bridge built over the River Gilao

The Roman Bridge (Ponte Romana) is a seven-arched bridge built over the River Gilao

This bridge is named because it linked the Roman road from Castro Marim to Tavira

This bridge is named because it linked the Roman road from Castro Marim to Tavira

A lamp over the Roman Bridge - the current bridge is from the 17th century

A lamp over the Roman Bridge - the current bridge is from the 17th century

The Gialo's water flowing towards the Atlantic Ocean

The Gialo's water flowing towards the Atlantic Ocean

A River Gilao sign at the Roman Bridge

A River Gilao sign at the Roman Bridge

A lock attached to the railings of the bridge with the names of a couple written on it

A lock attached to the railings of the bridge with the names of a couple written on it

A restoration work was carried out in 1989, after floods knocked down one of its pillars

A restoration work was carried out in 1989, after floods knocked down one of its pillars

A school of fish enjoying their swim in the river

A school of fish enjoying their swim in the river

When there is a high tide, this river can swell up to 9 feet

When there is a high tide, this river can swell up to 9 feet

The bridge seen in the foreground was only built to accommodate the renovation work of the Roman Bridge but it still stands today

The bridge seen in the foreground was only built to accommodate the renovation work of the Roman Bridge but it still stands today

A guy mastering his skills at being still at the Roman Bridge

A guy mastering his skills at being still at the Roman Bridge

This sign on a wall beside the bridge refers to some historical events in the past

This sign on a wall beside the bridge refers to some historical events in the past

A view of the pedestrian bridge which is built between the Roman Bridge and the Ponte dos Descobrimentos

A view of the pedestrian bridge which is built between the Roman Bridge and the Ponte dos Descobrimentos

River seen here at the low tide in the evening

River seen here at the low tide in the evening

A picturesque setting of the Tavira town at the banks of the Gilao

A picturesque setting of the Tavira town at the banks of the Gilao

When it is low tide, this river is a hunting ground for the fishermen searching for clams in the shallows

When it is low tide, this river is a hunting ground for the fishermen searching for clams in the shallows