This is a sweet little area to wander through, but it's hardly a must-see. The architecture is a good example of the period but probably only of interest to enthusiasts.
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A compact area in which to leisurely stroll, drink in the architecture, rich history and local colour. Enjoy the cobblestones, painted tiles, cathedral tower and walls. Lovely al fresco restaurant dinner. Check out storks nesting at the main arch!
Very peaceful, little traffic and a few good restaurants here too. Good views from the top of the cathedral, not too many steps either.
Small old city, however quaint characteristics like the old city wall, streets and squares. Visit the church and very short climb to the top for the view. Outdoor dining and nice shops. City can be seen in one day. Recommend a hotel with view: marina...More
Faro is a small seaside town. We arrived on a Sunday so all the shops were closed. It has the potential to be a beautiful city but it is dirty and full of graffiti. I came here to experience Portuguese culture and food, unfortunately I...More
The walled part of this small city if very small. The cobbled lanes go around the central cathedral, the castle is off limits as it is derelict. Very nice walk, you can enter the cathedral for 3.50 euro per person. Great views from the top.
Very quiet a fun part of Faro! We were there for 5 days very fun environment, with a number of churches and historic buildings. You can also by ferry boat to Farol island for only €5 per person return. Also one can with the little...More