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This is one of the first areas of Faro we visited after arriving in the city. Although fairly busy when we were there, it still had that relaxed atmosphere about it. Not a huge area, so it doesn't take a long time to cover. The...More
Walk out towards the harbour and take time to sit on the benches, shaded by trees and watch what is happening a round you. Sometimes there are concerts and shopping fairs in this vicinity - or you can just watch the trains and boats and...More
Walking alongside the Marina the old town blends into the new, it a pity as at one time it would all have been old town. Its a nice walk but as parts of it go on it is in place like any other town with...More
You can sit and watch the world go by or go to the nearby Marina and watch the sunset. Lots of little Restaurants and bars to visit and shops open until late on Fridays. Sometimes musicians on the corners to add to the ambiance.
There are some very nice shops and restaurants in this area. The walkways are done in small mosaic-like cobblestones in traditional designs. Great atmosphere in the evenings. Some very pricey shops mixed with great bargains.
Great area to walk around. The commercialization is more restrained than in other Algarve towns with none of the awful souvenir shops and junk food places. There is a McDonalds on the street but you would hardly notice it when walking passed as it blends...More