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Shopping for quality clothing

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Shopping for quality clothing

We are staying just outside faro. We've been to the forum shopping centre and although its good we didn't manage to get everything we wanted. My son is looking for a smart jacket to wear for work. Quality at a sale price would be ideal. Any ideas.

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1. Re: Shopping for quality clothing

All the shopping malls carry about the same shops. Have you been downtown Faro?

An alternative is to drive to Quinta do Lago, there's a small mall with clothes shops. Also the marina in Vilamoura might be an option.

Edited: 15 August 2013, 14:48
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2. Re: Shopping for quality clothing

Thanks. Haven't been to the marina at vilamoura so it may be a nice trip out. Also haven't done down town faro. The forum was easy to get to but if you want to go down town where's the best place to park. Is there other thing to look at apart from the shops while we are there?

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3. Re: Shopping for quality clothing

In Faro centre the best place to park is the big open space called São Franciso, which is 'round the other side' of the marina and old city coming from the Vilamoura direction. There is one small underground car park in the city centre (which is mostly pedestrians only) otherwise there is just about nothing for the visitor that is easily found.

There are few buildings of interest behind the old city walls in Faro and the walk on the seaward side of the walls is short but nice (it's also the quickest way on foot to and from said parking area.)

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4. Re: Shopping for quality clothing

There's a lot to see in Faro: http://www.farouncovered.com/

Apart from that there's an interesting 'bone chappel' in the Cathedral:

atlasobscura.com/places/capela-de-ossos-bone…

Have you been to Estoi (North of Faro)? The Milrieu Roman ruins (open air museum) is also worth a visit. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=prphi11pATA

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5. Re: Shopping for quality clothing

have always found quality clothing v expensive compared to uk , I wouldnt bother wasting precious holiday days looking tbh

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6. Re: Shopping for quality clothing

I agree with Sunndays.

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7. Re: Shopping for quality clothing

Me too about clothes. VAT is high here so prices are expensive.

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