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All reviews cobbled streets walled city orange trees worth a visit cafes and restaurants lovely town storks nesting walk around municipal museum nice walk bell tower couple of hours few hours ria formosa marina stroll architecture
Stayed at Faro in June 2017. Used airb&b in the old castle/walled city. Excellent food all around (but watch your bill for un-ordered add-ons... experienced this at only one restaurant in the old city). Beautiful scenery. This town is a hidden gem!
Visited on a dull day. The cathedral was surprisingly ornate inside compared with external view. 68 steps to top of tower well worth the effort. Reasonable entry price enabled entry to chapel of bones (An external room with relics) the museum, tower and cathedral. Pleasant...More
Small in size but a lot of history from the Muslim occupation to catholic reclaiming this town has a great deal to see. We started with a tour guide from Tours by Locals who has lived in Faro all her life
She showed us the...More
Beautiful old town steeped in history dating back to the Moorish seat of the king. A wonderful insight into the old arab world changing into the Portuguese one. Best to walk around. The little train tour is not good. Lovely restaurants to be found in...More