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All reviews cobbled streets walled city orange trees lovely town worth a visit cafes and restaurants stork nests municipal museum walk around nice walk bell tower couple of hours few hours ria formosa marina stroll architecture
It’s small but interesting town, Faro. The old town has a small museum inside worth visiting. There’s an entrance fee but it’s only around 2 euros.
Just outside the main gate there’s also Portuguese guitar recital which is worth visiting. The entrance fee for the...More
Landed in Faro on 22nd Dec. My car hire was through Domyspain website for airauto car hire.
The direction to find them P4 ( parking 4 ) was clear once outside the building, but quite difficult to find from inside the building as you come...More
A quirky little walled old town that’s nice and easy to walk around. It’s a small place and easily covered in an hour or so. We took our time and walked round slow and took in the sights of the old buildings. There’s a few...More
This area can be covered quickly. Maybe we could have understood the place better if we had booked a guided tour. There are tours in the morning and the in the evening from the tourist office which is close to Old town. There are also...More
We were very pleasantly surprised by Faro. We were staying in nearby Vilamoura (which was not our cup of tea) and were told that Faro was "nothing special" but honestly it was beautiful. I love that it is not as commercialized and touristy as the...More
I walked along the coastline to eventually see the old town. Nice to view the history and culture. It doesn't take long to see most of it, as it's a small place. Shame to see a bit of rubbish and graffiti.
Walk through the old town gate, you are taken back through history buildings from long time back the old church which you can go up to the top of the bell tower, tremendous views of the town and out over the salt flats. On top...More