Standing as the southernmost city in mainland Portugal this holiday hotspot is popular amongst those searching for a destination that oozes charisma. If you long to explore the history of the Algarve, Faro boasts an abundance of genuine attractions suited to the entire family. The old town is walled and boasts charming quaint streets, picturesque squares, leafy promenades offering a little shade and an impressive cathedral. The best place to dine on traditional food is at the harbour side, where you’ll find a scattering of seafood restaurants serving-up fresh catch– the perfect spot for a long lunch or dinner with family and friends. Faro comes alive at night and you’ll find plenty of music bars and dance spots to keep you bopping all week long.
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Historic Faro is great for discovering the authentic Algarve. Most people arrive at the airport and move on, but this charming city boasts more than enough attractions to keep you happy for days.
Around its walled old town, tangled whitewashed streets and tree-lined squares lead to a fine cathedral, together with intriguing museums and churches, including the stunning Igreja do Carma. Along the harbourside, atmospheric restaurants beckon, whilst nearby, traffic-free streets offer chic shops, leafy parks and relaxed cafes. A quick bus ride brings you to the beach with its soft dunes and restaurants and don't forget to venture into the beautiful countryside, laden with orchards and ancient towns like Estoi. And coming back to Faro at night, you'll find scores of entertaining music bars and dancespots, adding yet another memorable dimension to your holiday.
The gateway to the Portuguese Algarve, Faro is one of one of Portugal’s best-loved and beautiful areas. With cheap flights to Faro, holidays in the regio... Read More