Family and Kids in Faro

Looking out for what can you do with kids and family in Faro? Here are the things that you should not miss out on a family vacation with kids, toddlers, or babies. Discover the ultimate places for kids in Faro, be it water parks, theme parks, or playgrounds. Children will have fun, learn new things, get good food and will not get bored in long queues. Keep reading to know about awesome places and activities to enjoy with your kids in Faro.
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Let's explore our list of kid-friendly attractions in Faro for perfect family outings and getaways.

  1. Visit to experience unparalleled fun for kids
    Tavira Island

    Beach

    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 you lie down and soak in the sun. The place offers a quintessential urban beach experience, complete with restaurants and beach bars with the view of the aqua-blue waters. Highlights include: Suns...Read more
  2. A place for children with all kinds of interests
    Barreta Island

    Beach

    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 planet, then the ‘Deserted Islands’ are perfect to spend a quiet afternoon at. The place is known for its tranquil beaches with pristine waters bound to soothe any tired soul. Amust if you l...Read more
  3. A guaranteed fun space for the kids
    Algarve By Segway Tour

    Family and Kids

    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, churches to its natural reserves. Segway gives you an intimate yet comfortable way of interacting with a city and this experience is made for all ages who love technology. A must when in Faro, this to...Read more
  4. Amazing Faro attraction for kids
    Cathedral Of Faro

    Family and Kids

    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 Renaissance and Baroque style of design and architecture. Visit the church to admire its style, elegance and sheer beauty.
  5. Can keep your kids busy for days
    Cidade Velha

    Family and Kids

    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 are known for their rich Portuguese and European flavors. Do try their Tuna Steak and ‘Cataplana de marisco’. If you are sightseeing through the Old Town, do stop by to experience yet a...Read more
  6. Perfect for kids day out in Faro
    Museu Arqueologico

    Family and Kids

    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 Mosaics Islamic artefacts from 9th to 13th Century Carlos Filipe Porfírio’s paintings The museum also has Fado performances for music lovers.
  7. Fun place to go for kids
    Kayaking In Faro Tour

    Water Sport

    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 explore them. And what better way to get acquainted with the RiaFormosa than by taking a Kayaking tour! Tours are known to be safe, in groups and perfect if you are too scared to go Kayaking solo. You...Read more
  8. A cool place to see with kids
    Nucleo Museologico Da Villa Romana De Milreu

    Family and Kids

    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 or sections closed for visitors, making this a perfect place for history lovers and tourists who like to see history up close! Highlights include: Well preserved colorful Mosaics. Walk through th...Read more
  9. A fantastic place for refreshing break for children
    Igreja Da Misericordia

    Family and Kids

    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 church is its Greek-styled cross layout- a rare structure to see in a traditional church.The 1755 earthquake destroyed the initial Manueline style of architecture and design which was later replaced b...Read more
  10. One of the awesome things children enjoy the most
    Teatro Lethes

    Family and Kids

    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 erase hardships of life. The name was a welcome change after the Civil war and so was the theater. Soon performances from all over the region were arranged here and the theater still remains one of...Read more
  11. The best option for younger visitors
    Scuba Diving With Hidroespaco

    Water Sport

    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 Ria Formosa, you are sure to capture some beautiful pictures from its magnificent depths. The place is perfect if you want to explore the waters of Faro to the max. The organizers provide scuba gear...Read more
  12. A place where kids enjoy and have fun
    Cape St. Mary

    Beach

    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 touch its infinite beauty. The Cape lies to the south of the Barreta Island and is known for its untouched ambience and beautiful views of the Atlantic. A must if you are looking for the feel of a...Read more
  13. A place perfect for families with kids
    Ria Formosa

    National Park, Bird Watching

    Located 12 kilometers to the East of Faro, Ria Formosa is a National park lagoon and is known for bird watching and boating through fabulous spots of the 6 inlets of water into the land. 5 of the water inlets are natural while one is artificial! The RiaFormosa with its gentle waters, invites all the tourists for a fabulous time watching birds, seeing sunsets and simply enjoying the beautiful su...Read more
  14. A favorite place to take the kids in the city
    Culatra Island

    Beach

    One of the few islands to be uncrowded even during summer season, the Culatra Island homes a village filled with tiny shops, a few restaurants and a beautiful beach perfect for anyone who want to escape Faro’s hustle-bustle. Carry a small picnic with you or simply make for a spontaneous plan to explore the blue waters, untouched sands and glorious sunsets which the place is known for.
  15. It's just one of those places to visit and hang out
    Manta Rota

    Beach

    If secluded beaches is not your thing and you love your beaches to be stretches of sand and a fabulous horizon of the Atlantic, then head to Manta Rota- one of the tourist hotpots in Portugal. A small 1 hour 30 minutes train journey from Faro gets you to Caleco which is 2 kilometers away from your tourist beach destinations. The adjoining buildings add a certain charm with its simple rustic des...Read more