Things to do in Faro

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Faro Island Beach which includes general coastal views and a beach

Faro Attractions

Are you a fan of fine cuisine or shopping? Or maybe you just prefer to get to know a new city like a genuine local. When visiting Faro, it doesn't matter which category you fall in — this dynamic metropolis has all the attractions and experiences you could ever need.

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Faro Jewish Heritage Centre - Take the entire family and embark on an interesting adventure through history with one another.

University of Algarve - This popular local landmark is an interesting backdrop for a selfie.

Repouso Arch - Feel like you've been transported back in time while learning the secrets of this historic site.

Faro downtown - This buzzing place is a popular rendezvous point for both locals and visitors.

Hospital Faro - Pay a visit and learn about the significance of this place to the locals.

Hermitage of Nossa Senhora de Guia - Spend a moment in meditation or prayer at this revered spiritual site.

Faro Island Beach - Play a game with the little ones or simply lay back and enjoy the warm sun at this popular coastal spot.

Cape St. Mary - Appreciate the stark difference between the urban jungle and nature's splendor at this spectacular place.

Antonio Sergio Park - Grab your blanket, pack some nibbles and find a shady area to be with nature.

Things to Do in Faro with Kids

Faro is a great destination for a family getaway. Take the youngsters along and try these top family friendly experiences together:


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