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East Algarve Day Trip Including Almancil, Faro, Olhao and Tavira
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  • Average13%
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Faro, Portugal
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Reviewed 3 days ago

You might think that a major city in a global tourism hotspot like the Algarve is less cozy. However, this is not the case regarding the Old Town Faro. People are very helpful, especially when they know you are not from the UK.

Thank breitnerm
Reviewed 3 days ago

Wandering around the old town is a very pleasant experience. It is not overcrowded with tourist traps selling "souvenir" junk (like some towns along the coast I could mention), indeed the fascinating ceramicist's workshop does little or nothing to advertise its presence beside having a...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We found the Old Town Easily accessible from the west side of marina. Lots of ancient stone age and well preserved buildings. One visit was enough for us as we were able to walk through all areas and stop For several drinks and a snack...More

Thank karanh57
Reviewed 4 days ago

The main tourist areas are lovely, however, the whole town is very derelict with lots of closed businesses. Not sure if they were closed because it was winter but whole area needs updating. Easy to walk around

Thank Carolmac44
Reviewed 5 days ago

I spent a long weekend in Faro and found it an authentic and relaxing experience. I imagine being February also helped but over Carnival weekend it could have been noisy and busy. It's a pretty town to just walk around and admire the views. The...More

Thank Sofia B
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

On a stopover for 2 days had the pleasure to walk the old town with the storks on every church spires. Very beautiful and very eclectic where you can eat in high class or sip a coffee - beautiful

Thank shaman01
Reviewed 1 week ago

It’s a nice very Portuguese small town the port is nice and you can get from the Main Street and old city to the port so everything is walking distance . Enjoyable city loved it

Thank Lina N
Reviewed 1 week ago

It’s well worth a visit to the old town and waterfront, the architecture is lovely and good parking.

Thank Dianne W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were staying in nearby vilamoura but made this a day visit and glad we did. Some good finds? An antique store just down from the cathedral under the south gateway. Some good stuff but not cheap. He keeps the best for himself but let's...More

Thank GreatLakesroadster
Reviewed 1 week ago

Recommend staying in Faro near the Marina if possible for a few nights. Interesting and lively town, marina and nearby national park teeming with birds. Portuguese guitar playing three times daily upstairs over Tourist Office, well worth attending.

Thank TrishaOBrien345
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3 December 2017|
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Response from castle1_10 | Reviewed this property |
Personally i would stay around the faro area (we stayed at Tivera) used the train option several days .... so Faro area is the perfect base to travel around from by train Lisborn Lagos and Tivera area are on the... More
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17 September 2017|
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Response from Carrie F | Reviewed this property |
Hi, we mainly used the tourist train. Covers 4 main stops and wasn't too bad price wise. Sometimes the queues were long and at busy times you couldn't always get on the train but it comes back around 15 mins later. Stops... More
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23 June 2017|
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Response from tartnjohn | Reviewed this property |
Most of the high quality restaurants we were in asked for dietary issues to be advised to staff so presumably would ensure you were catered for.
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