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Faro, Portugal
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Reviewed yesterday

this is a very nice town lots of small streets with shops and food places nice beach with restraunts over looking the sea would well be worth a vist

Thank geeparker
Reviewed 2 days ago

After 4 visits to faro i love this town,great shopping, great atmosphere,interesting coastline.Well worth at least a days visit if you are visiting the area especially when the lilacs are on the trees,its very pretty,dont pass it by!

Thank lancslass55
Reviewed 3 days ago

Old town Faro is very pretty, clean, and safe. It doesn’t take more than a day or two to see it all, but the fun is in slowing down. Having a latte here and a rose there, is what it’s all about. Many lovely guesthouses...More

Thank Karen O
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Very nice old city, a relaxing place with nice view over Ria Formosa. Good restaurants to try the delicious portuguese gastronomy.

Thank CristinaO1041
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Stayed for one day and night. Very nice in the cultural & shopping quarters but can be fully explored in that time so wouldn’t want to stay for much longer.

Thank adrianevans10
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Very nice & plenty to see and do. Bones Chapel & PLACAIO de ETOI very nice places Boat trips from Faro & Vilamoura are quite good also

Thank Navigator706478
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The old town of Faro is really beautiful, but there isn't a lot to do. The restaurants there are nice

Thank lhommequivoyage
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Faro's old town is typical of Algarvian cities. It is really worth wandering around in the smalland tight streets, looking at the typical algarvian architecture. Some houses seem to be be abandoned, but their charm is still alive. Not many tourists go to Faro, which...More

Thank CPJD00
Reviewed 1 week ago

must have this on your agenda; beautiful, beautiful old town! The Cathedral is so beautiful, and so many artifacts that you will not want to miss. Cobble stone roads, good restaurants, I loved it.

Thank varvie
Reviewed 1 week ago

There are lots of places you can stop and have a lovely meal or drink while looking at beautiful old white houses around contrasting perfectly with deep blue sky, sometimes coloured by blooming shruds of bougainvillea. Or you can go to local museum, nicely air-conditioned,...More

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8 September 2018|
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Response from Laura W | Reviewed this property |
I used a car, I heard the train was good. Check with your hotel.
Helen B
20 May 2018|
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Response from Toby L | Reviewed this property |
Faro is a great place to stay. You can get to the beach and visit the old town. There is the new MAR shopping centre near Loule and Loule town is a great place to visit
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