Faro is situated at the centre of the Algarve in Portugal, making it the perfect base from which to explore the rest of the region. The city of Faro has its own international airport, so getting there couldn’t be easier. With so much to do in Faro, you’ll easily find something to suit all tastes.
There are many beaches found on the shallow sandpits encircling the coastline, with clear blue waters in which to swim. All of Faro’s beaches are very picturesque, and you’ll be guaranteed stunning coastal views.
If spending the day relaxing on the beach isn’t your thing, there are plenty of fun and exciting things to do in the centre of the city. Those interested in architecture will love exploring the old town and sampling its period architecture, majestic cathedral and three landmark arches.
Faro is in the perfect location for exploring further afield to the surrounding areas of Portugal. Take a day trip from the city and discover the ancient Roman ruins. If you’re feeling adventurous, you may like to experience quad biking, or take a trip across the waters on a boat cruise.
After so much exploring, you’re bound to be hungry. Take a trip to the Old Town and sample traditional Portuguese food from the local cantinas or visit one of the seaside restaurants for exquisite freshly caught seafood. Seafood is found in abundance in Faro, from clams, mussels, prawns and oysters, whatever your appetite, you’ll find something delicious here.
After a long day of adventure, enjoy a drink in one of the local bars. Nightlife in Faro is varied; whether you prefer a quiet drink or a wilder night partying, Faro has something for everyone.
The city of Faro is the perfect holiday destination for those looking for a bit more than just sun, sea and sand. Whilst it caters for that, Faro is ideal for anyone looking for a base from which to further explore the surrounding area of Portugal.
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