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Nice all round atmosphere

This is one of the first areas of Faro we visited after arriving in the city. Although fairly busy... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely little place for a wander especially at night. The area is all lit up and I felt safe... read more

Reviewed 27 March 2017
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Rua Dom Francisco Gomes, Faro 8000-306, Portugal
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank thetravellingmanUk
Reviewed 24 May 2018

This is a beautiful area with lots of shops. It is nicely shaded by canopies and has a lovely atmosphere.

Thank vacationgirl58
Reviewed 26 October 2017

Rua dom Francisco Domes in Faro Portugal runs very close to the waterfront. A nice selection of seafood restaurants, stores and harbour views.

Thank chickandbeast
Reviewed 20 October 2017

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

Thank RoamingEU
Reviewed 5 June 2017

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

Thank Brian P
Reviewed 27 March 2017

Lovely little place for a wander especially at night. The area is all lit up and I felt safe walking here every night we were in Faro.

Thank KH2691
Reviewed 23 August 2016

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.

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Reviewed 12 May 2016

A lovely cobble stoned area where you can eat at a number of restaurants and shop a bit as well. The evenings are charming and have great atmosphere. The sea breeze makes the place beautiful.

Thank Kavitavij
Reviewed 2 April 2016

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.

Thank Bob241205
Reviewed 2 April 2016

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

Thank Nomadman411978
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