Walk the cobbled streets of Old Town Faro and encounter centuries-old architectural sights, Roman passages, cozy cafes, and a museum with archaeological findings. The site features the oldest horseshoe arch in Portugal and a 16th-century convent. Note the many houses decorated by flowers as well as the meandering paths and alleys; take a stroll down the shopping lane at the town center. You can have a meal at one of the typical Algarvian restaurants, or just grab a coffee along the riverfront. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Old Town Faro by using our Faro holiday builder tool.
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$51 BOOK WITH VIATOR Best of the East: Faro, Olhão, Tavira and Vila Real de Santo António Best of the East: Faro, Olhão, Tavira and Vila Real de Santo António
Duration: 9 to 10 hours
$21 BOOK WITH VIATOR Seaview Yoga Workshop in Old Town Faro Seaview Yoga Workshop in Old Town Faro
Duration: 1 hour 45 minutes
$48 BOOK WITH VIATOR Faro City Tour on Electric Tuk tuks Faro City Tour on Electric Tuk tuks
Duration: 1 hour
Old Town Faro reviews
Faro is on one side a beautiful city but at the same time it’s run down and extremely ugly. It is very sad that the government of Faro doesn’t take care of this
Faro is on one side a beautiful city but at the same time it’s run down and extremely ugly. It is very sad that the government of Faro doesn’t take care of this more »
We discovered the Old Town almost by accident. It reminds me of Old Towns in Italy and Spain. There are a few restaurants within the walls that cater to the local people so the food is excellent. As..... more
We discovered the Old Town almost by accident. It reminds me of Old Towns in Italy and Spain. There are a few restaurants within the walls that cater to the local people so the food is excellent. As..... more »
If you visit Faro, this is a place you can't miss. The real traditional thing. Filled with life and bars, this small town inside the city really surprised us.
Fairly complete set of old town walls. Nice to wander the streets and stop off at quaint bars and restaurants. Some of the buildings are falling down but they are making some effort to restore them. Great views of the river and restaurants from the bar at the top of the walls. Also a tower to climb and small museums.
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