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Old Town Faro, Faro

4.1
Must see · Historic Walking Area · Historic Site
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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  • Quaint buildings and Catholic churches surrounded by cafes, amazing Marina views amingst a myriad of side streets all looping back to the marina. Easy to access with unobtrusive gradients and well...  more »
  • Faro is a lovely area with hidden gems on every bend The harbour is lovely and they play music here most evenings There are lots of streets to explore and look out for the storks on the roofs of the....  more »
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  • 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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