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Ria Formosa Catamaran Trip from Faro
"Depart from the Faro Marina in either the morning or afternoon to start your day. Sail slowly through the channels of the Ria Formosa to fully enjoy the beautiful landscape. Along the way you will spot birds such as the Grey Heron White Stork and other exotic that frequent the area to feed. As you approach the islands and beaches observe the lighthouse of the Culatra Island where you will make your first stop. Observe the hard work of the people in the oyster and claim farms as well as the Olhao market
From EUR25.00
 
Algarve Jeep Safari Slide and Splash Full-Day Tour
"Start the tour from your hotel in Western Algarve and begin with a tour briefing. Continue with a short drive towards the Algarve mountains using narrow roads passing by typical villages and off-road trails that take you to breathtaking landscapes and vi pools and roller coaster and also see the shows with exotic animals.The journey ends with the return at your hotel.""""This Jeep Safari Slide and Splash tour provides the best of the Algarve in just one Day. By traveling through narrow roads you will see typical villages and off-road trails that will take you to breathtaking landscapes and viewpoints. Continue with a fantastic stay at the Slide and Splash theme park for adrenaline and lots of fun. One of the best family choices in the Algarvtitle=Highlights&1=A+full-day+Jeep+safari+and+AquaShow+Park+experience+in+the+Algarve&2=Explore+the+Algarve%E2%80%99s+rustic+beauty+in+a+4x4&3=See+traditional+Portuguese+villages&4=Splash+in+the+pools+at+the+family-friendly+AquaShow+Park&5=Bring+the+whole""
From EUR70.00
 
Vilamoura to Quarteira Bike Tour
"With Roman origins dating back to the first Century Vilamoura could not be better situated for exploring the sea resources and commercial routes. This area was also occupied by Arabs whose influence can still be seen in Vilamoura. To better understand the history visit the Cerro da Vila Museum.Visitors can enjoy the Marina bars restaurants quality hotels leisure facilities
From EUR48.00

Most Viewed Restaurants in Faro

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Faz Gostos

I came to this restaurant in the old town with seven VT friends, having spotted it earlier in the day and liked the sound of the menu. But we should maybe have realised what we could expect from our...
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Sabores da Se

It was the location, on the sunny side of the old town's main square, facing the Cathedral, that appealed to me as I wandered randomly in search of dinner. The glisteningly fresh seafood display was...
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Costa Algarvia

On my last night in Faro I'd fancied treating myself to a leisurely sit-down three course dinner and Costa Algarvia on a street between where my hotel was and the marina looked ideal. The menu, with...
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Snack-bar El Sombrero

I'd intended eating lunch at the bar opposite the railway station but that turned out to be closed on the day I'd searched it out. Looking for something similar, just something simple, I gave El...
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Sol e Jardim

It was the impressive seafood display in the glass-fronted chilled cabinet that caught my eye as I was wandering randomly, searching out somewhere suitable for lunch. The guy touting for business...
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Boheme

I must admit to having never considered Portugal as a beer brewing country and so I was pleasantly surprised to come across Boheme, a friendly little café-bar on the corner of Avenida da Republica...
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Snack Bar O Cofre

I'm not usually a big breakfast eater, coffee and cigarettes being my norm and occasionally a pastry goes down well too. O Cofre turned out ideal for me as I walked from my hotel to the railway...
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Cidade Velha

A group of eleven VTers descended on this attractive restaurant in the shadow of the cathedral and received a friendly welcome which, coupled with the tasty food, left us with a great impression...
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Adega Nortenha.

Unfortunately I didn' t find a restaurant where I had a very good lunch or dinner in Faro. Adega Nortenha was one of the best places I ate in town. The restaurant is a very simple place and the food...
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Gardy.

Gardy is a cafe-restaurant located in the modern area of Faro. They have a large selections of pastries, cakes and ice creams. Here you can also have a menu of the day, several kinds of sandwiches and...
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Costa Algarvia

We had dinner in the esplanade, noticing the facilities shown by the owner getting space - all the tables were occupied, but, since we didn't want to eat inside (no one wanted, in that hot night) he...
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SOL E JARDIN

I thought I should try some of the local cuisine and from what I had heard the sardines were the locals favourite dish. Although it was out of season as they are usually at their best during the...
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McDonalds

McDonalds is in a good position near the Jardim Manuel Bivar, opposite the Marina. The service is quick and efficient and the staff all spoke English which helped me with my ordering. They didn’t sell...
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CASTELLO CAFE

The café Castello is in a marvoulous position in the old town of Faro. The window seats look out on the Rio Formosa. I just had a café galao (latte) but there were other people eating delicious...
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Top Hotels in Faro

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Apartado 1299 - Vale do Covo - Praia do Carvoeiro, Carvoeiro, Algarve, 8401-911, Portugal
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Praca D Francisco Gomes 2, Faro, Algarve, 8000-168, Portugal
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Av da Republica 1, Faro, Algarve, 8000-078, Portugal
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Rua Infante D Henrique 52, Faro, Algarve, 8000-363, Portugal
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20 Rua General Teofilo da Trindade, Faro, Algarve, 8000 356, Portugal
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Rua de Portugal 17-19, Faro, Algarve, 8000, Portugal
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Top Things to Do in Faro

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Old Town

Faro has a rich history, traceable as a Phoenician settlement during the 4th century BC. During the Roman occupation of the Iberian peninsula, between the 3rd and 5th centuries AD, it became an...
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Cathedral

This is a small Roman Catholic cathedral where entrance is free but to climb the tower and gain entry to the cathedral costs €3.50 - expensive but worth it for the wonderful views over the town and...
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Igrega do Carmo - Carmo Church

On our last morning Faro some of us decided to visit the Capela dos Ossos (Chapel of Bones) in the church of Nossa Señhora do Carmo. However, we were thwarted in our plans because it was a public...
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Marina

Beyond the Jardim Manuel Bivar lies the marina. The latter is almost completely landlocked, as the railway line runs on its far side, separating it from the estuary beyond. All boats entering the...
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City Walls

Faro has been a walled city since Roman times when it was known as Ossonoba. Little remains of the Roman structure since the Moors further fortified the city and then following the Portuguese...
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Ria Formosa - Nature Reserve

If flying into Faro you can't help but notice the elaborate labyrinth of islands, sandbanks and channels off the coast of the city and surrounding areas. This is the Ria Formosa Lagoon, a designated...
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"Faro - Capital of the Algarve"
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"So Far(o) , So Good"
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