What to do in Faro

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Faro Island Beach which includes general coastal views and a beach

Faro Attractions

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What to do in Faro

Free Things to Do in Faro

There's no need to run your credit card hot in Faro. The following won't cost a thing.

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.


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Frequently asked questions

What to do in Faro on a sunny day?
What to do in Faro on a rainy day?
A Lounge at Faro Airport (FAO) is a perfect indoor activity if the weather forecast isn’t great.
What should I not miss in Faro?
If you can only explore one sight here, make it Carmo Church.
Are there cheap things to do in Faro?
What can you do in Faro for free?
You could put your money in the hotel safe for the day, because these cool attractions will cost you nothing:

  • Carmo Church
  • Faro Island Beach
  • Faro Old Town
  • Hospital Faro

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