Best Things To Do in Faro

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    Top-Rated Tourist Attractions in Faro, Portugal

    Must see places in Faro ranked on popularity. Here is the complete list of best attractions in Faro and point of interests to visit.

  1. Tavira Island

    #1 of 276 Things To Do in Faro
    Tavira Island

    Tags: Beach, Island, View Point, Food And Drinks

    Address: District Faro, 8800, Portugal

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Tavira Island is active during summers and serenely quiet for the rest of the year. If you are visiting in summer be prepared to see volleyball, paragliding and all other activities in full spring as ...Read more

  2. Barreta Island

    #2 of 276 Things To Do in Faro
    Barreta Island

    Tags: Beach, Island, Water Body, View Point

    Address: Barreta Island, 8000 Faro, Portugal

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Amidst the busy streets and its urban pulse, Faro hides its serenity in the Barreta Island. If you love a serene beach walk with little to no crowd and want to explore the untouched zones on the plane...Read more

  3. Algarve By Segway Tour

    #3 of 276 Things To Do in Faro
    Algarve By Segway Tour

    Tags: Tour, Entertainment

    Address: AvenidaHerois da Patria, Lote J, 2 dto, 8005-103 Faro, Portugal

    Timings: 09:00 am - 02:00 pm Details

    Segway, the modern and eco-friendly way to travel around is embraced by Faro like no other place. Ride the ultra modern Segway as you glide though the city’s many attractions- from gateways, chu...Read more

  4. Cathedral Of Faro

    #4 of 276 Things To Do in Faro
    Cathedral Of Faro

    Tags: Church, Religious Site, Architecture , Cathedral

    Address: Largo da Se, Faro Portugal

    Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    Built in the 13th century, the Roman Church has seen its fair share of struggle. Being subjected to attacks and earthquake of 1755, the church still stands tall showcasing some of the best example of ...Read more

  5. Quad Bike Tours In Faro With Rooster Quad Tours

    #5 of 276 Things To Do in Faro
    Quad Bike Tours In Faro With Rooster Quad Tours

    Tags: Tour, Adventure

    Address: cxp 263, Goldra De Cima, 8005-487 Faro, Portugal

    Timings: 09:00 am - 07:00 pm Details

    After sightseeing through Faro, a Quad Bike tour through the dirt roads of the city and its outskirts is a must for the adventure-seeking traveler! The tours are designed for those young at heart and ...Read more

  6. Cidade Velha

    #6 of 276 Things To Do in Faro
    Cidade Velha

    Tags: Food And Drinks, Restaurant

    Address: R. DomingosGuieiro 19, 8000 Faro, Portugal

    Timings: 08:00 am - 11:00 pm Details

    Located at the heart of the old town of faro, CidadeVelha is a must if you want an authentic faro food experience after a good day of sightseeing. The restaurant is popular for seafood delicacies and ...Read more

  7. São Lourenço

    #7 of 276 Things To Do in Faro
    São Lourenço

    Tags: Church, Religious Site, Architecture

    Address: R. da Igreja s/n, 8135-027 Almancil, Portugal

    Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    Built in the 17th century, the church received its popular Azulejo Tile design in 1730 and today is an example of authentic Baroque style design and impeccable stone and woodwork. The church is dedica...Read more

  8. Museu Arqueologico

    #8 of 276 Things To Do in Faro
    Museu Arqueologico

    Tags: Art Museum, Museum, Performance

    Address: Praça Dom Afonso III, 8000-167 Faro, Portugal

    Timings: 10:00 am - 07:00 pm Details

    Placed in the 16th century Jewish Quarter of Convento de NossaSenhora da Assunção, the Museum is known for its exhibits dating back to the 3rd century! Highlights include: 3rd century M...Read more

  9. Kayaking In Faro Tour

    #9 of 276 Things To Do in Faro
    Kayaking In Faro Tour

    Tags: Tour, Water Sport

    Address: Faro, Portugal

    Kayaking in Faro is on every water sport lover’s list of things to do while in the city! The weather in Faro is pleasant almost all year round and the blue waters welcome anyone who wants to exp...Read more

  10. Nucleo Museologico Da Villa Romana De Milreu

    #10 of 276 Things To Do in Faro
    Nucleo Museologico Da Villa Romana De Milreu

    Tags: Ancient Ruin

    Address: Rua de Faro | Estoi, Faro, Portugal‬

    Timings: 09:30 am - 06:00 pm Details

    The ruins of the Roman Villa of Milreu are a must-see when you visit Faro. Walk through the ruins as you see the temple, bath and pool. The whole villa is open for an intimate walk and has no barriers...Read more

  11. Igreja Da Misericordia

    #11 of 276 Things To Do in Faro
    Igreja Da Misericordia

    Tags: Religious Site, Cathedral

    Address: Praca D. Francisco Gomes, R. Joao Dias 6, 8000 Faro, Portugal

    Timings: 08:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    A site of the Chapel of Holy Spirit in 1499, Bishop Afonso Castelo Branco converted the chapel to the present day church in the 16th century along with an adjoining hospital. What is unique to the chu...Read more

  12. Teatro Lethes

    #12 of 276 Things To Do in Faro
    Teatro Lethes

    Tags: Entertainment, Theatre

    Address: Rua de Portugal, 58, 8000-281 Faro, Portugal

    Timings: 09:00 am - 08:00 pm Details

    Built in 1605 as a college, the church was converted to a theatre in 1845. The name Lethes was given, dedicated to ‘Lethe’- name of a mythical river, whose waters had the magical power to ...Read more

  13. Estádio Algarve

    #13 of 276 Things To Do in Faro
    Estádio Algarve

    Tags: Sport, Stadium, Architecture

    Address: Estádio do Algarve, Parque das Cidades, 8135-014 Almancil, Portugal

    Timings: 09:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    Estadio Algarve is the sport and live-concert center of the Algarve region. The stadium was opened in 2004 and is known for its modern architecture and overwhelming capacity of over 30,000 spectates! ...Read more

  14. Scuba Diving With Hidroespaco

    #14 of 276 Things To Do in Faro
    Scuba Diving With Hidroespaco

    Tags: Water Sport, Scuba

    Address: Horta das Laranjeiras, C.C.Horta, Lote 1, loja 2, Faro 8005-329, Portugal

    Timings: 10:00 am - 08:00 pm Details

    Scuba diving to see seahorses or exploring the soulful depths of the Ria Formosa is a rare experience in itself. As you see the varieties of fishes, coral reefs and witness the sheer enormity of the R...Read more

  15. Cape St. Mary

    #15 of 276 Things To Do in Faro
    Cape St. Mary

    Tags: Beach

    Address: Ilha do Cabo de Santa Maria, Faro 8005-554, Portugal

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    The southernmost tip of mainland Portugal, the Cape of St. Mary is truly a hidden heaven for traveler’s. The blue-green waters along with a tranquil beach makes you feel you are the first one to...Read more

Tourist Attractions Near Faro

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Top Faro Activities And Tours

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  • Save 7% Small Lagoon Tour
    Small Lagoon Tour New on TripHobo

    Duration: 1 Hrs

    This tour is a great introduction to the wonderful Ria formosa, a magnificent and singular lacunar system, with an immense na...

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  • Bird Watching & Historical Tour
    Bird Watching & Historical Tour New on TripHobo

    Duration: 1 Hrs 30 Mins

    The Ria formosa is a true sanctuary of nature and a privileged location to observe birds, by being a migratory corridor conta...

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  • Ria Formosa Catamaran Sunset Tour from Faro
    Ria Formosa Catamaran Sunset Tour from Faro

    Duration: 1 Hrs

    Escape to the calm waters of the Ria formosa Natural Park on this 1-hour sunset cruise. Enjoy the calm of a late afternoon sa...

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  • Birds and Nature Catamaran Tour from Faro
    Birds and Nature Catamaran Tour from Faro New on TripHobo

    Duration: 1 Hrs

    Enjoy the nature, while you sail trough the channels of the Ria formosa Natural Park. Discover some of the birds species.

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Find more places to see in Faro

  • Capela dos Ossos

    Largo do Carmo, Faro 8000

    Historic and Protected Sites
  • Igreja Matriz de Salir

    Historic and Protected Sites
  • Igreja da Misericórdia

    Largo da Misericórdia

    Historic and Protected Sites
  • Torre d' Aires

    Historic and Protected Sites
  • Igreja Matriz de São Brás de Alportel

    Largo da Igreja

    Historic and Protected Sites
  • Igreja do Convento de Santo António

    Rua de Santo António

    Historic and Protected Sites
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  • Centro Ciência Viva do Algarve

    Rua Comandante Francisco Manuel

    Museums
  • Museu Regional do Algarve

    Praça Liberdade 2

    Museums
  • Convento de Nossa Senhora da Assunção

    Praça DOM AFONSO III 14, FARO 8000

    Museums
  • Museu Marítimo Almirante Ramalho Ortigão

    Rua Comunidade Lusíada

    Museums
  • Museu Sinagoga Isaac Bitton

    Rua Leão Penedo

    Museums
  • Museu Municipal de Arqueologia

    Praça da República 1

    Museums
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  • Mundo do Karting

    Kartódromo Almancil

    Amusement Parks
  • Parque Natural da Ria Formosa

    Qt.ª de Marim

    Amusement Parks
  • Aquashow Family Park

    Estrada Nacional 396, Semino

    Amusement Parks
  • Vitor & Henriques

    Avenida da Liberdade, Edificio Saradel-1 D

    Amusement Parks
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  • First Floor Club

    Rua do Prior nº 39

    Bars
  • CheSsenta Bar

    Rua do Prior, 24

    Bars
  • Columbus Cocktail & Wine Bar

    Praça Dom Francisco Gomes, 13

    Restaurants Bars
  • WAX RestoBar

    Avenida Nascente, Nº 10

    Restaurants Bars
  • O Seu Café

    Largo de São Pedro

    Cafes, Coffee and Tea Houses Restaurants Bars
  • Columbus

    Praça Dom Francisco Gomes, 13

    Bars Cafes, Coffee and Tea Houses
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  • Casino Vilamoura Solverde

    Praça Casino VIlamoura

    Casinos and Gaming
  • Casino de Vilamoura

    Vilamoura, Quarteira 8125

    Casinos and Gaming Restaurants
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  • Praia de Faro

    Avenida Nascente Praia de Faro, Faro

    Beaches
  • Praia da Ilha de Faro

    Ilha de Faro

    Beaches
  • Praia de Vale do Lobo

    Estrada da Horta 423, Vale do Lobo

    Beaches
  • Praia da Falésia

    Urbanização Pine Sun Park

    Beaches
  • Praia do Barril

    Beaches
  • Praia dos Pescadores

    Largo Cais Herculano

    Beaches
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  • Companhia de Pescarias do Algarve S.A.

    Rua Manuel Belmarço 28

    Hunting and Fishing
  • António Custódio Fernandes

    Rua Filipe Alistão, 28/30

    Hunting and Fishing
  • Natureza e Aventura

    Rua Ferreira Neto 13/5

    Hunting and Fishing
  • Sulcampo-Artigos Náuticos e de Campismo

    Avenida 5 Outubro 4/6

    Hunting and Fishing
  • Aquasares

    Rua Comandante Henrique Tenreiro, Nº 26, Cabanas de Tavira

    Hunting and Fishing
  • Tunipex - Empresa de Pesca e Tunídeos, S.A.

    Doca Pesca Armz 2

    Hunting and Fishing
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  • Estádio de São Luís

    Rua Ataíde de Oliveira, 125

    Stadiums and Arenas
  • Estádio Algarve

    Stadiums and Arenas
  • Estádio Municipal de Loulé

    Campina Cima

    Stadiums and Arenas
  • Estádio José Arcanjo

    Rua Luciano Jorge Fernandes

    Stadiums and Arenas
  • Campo de Futebol da Praia de Faro

    Stadiums and Arenas
  • Pavilhão Municipal Doutor Eduardo Mansinho em Tavira

    Avenida Zeca Afonso

    Stadiums and Arenas
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  • Cruzeiro de Querença

    Buildings and Structures
  • Ponte Ferroviária de Santa Maria

    Buildings and Structures
  • Farol de Vilamoura

    Buildings and Structures
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  • Jardim Manuel Bivar

    Jardim Manuel Bivar

    Gardens
  • Joaquim Lopes do Vale & Filhos

    Faro Conceicao 8005429 Faro, Algarve

    Gardens
  • Magnus Landscaping, Unipessoal

    Rua Coelho Melo 14

    Gardens
  • Prestadesign

    Rua Ataíde de Oliveira, nº 93a 95, C.C.Algarb

    Gardens
  • Jardim Vista, S.A.

    Rua Cristovao Pires Norte Aptd. 3894

    Gardens
  • Jardim das Comunidades

    Gardens
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