On a visit to Faro you definitely cannot miss out on the must see places. The significance of these must see places are that they stand as a symbol for Faro. These places are what Faro is all about. These must see places in Faro will stay as cherishing memories of the city forever in your heart.
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Largo da Se, Faro Portugal
10:00 am - 06:00 pm
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.
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District Faro, 8800, Portugal
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 ...
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Barreta Island, 8000 Faro, Portugal
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...
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AvenidaHerois da Patria, Lote J, 2 dto, 8005-103 Faro, Portugal
09:00 am - 02:00 pm
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 wh...
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cxp 263, Goldra De Cima, 8005-487 Faro, Portugal
09:00 am - 07:00 pm
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 ensure safety with an adrenaline thrill!
The Quad Bikes are machine beasts and known just how to make your trail more interesting. A must when in Faro...
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R. DomingosGuieiro 19, 8000 Faro, Portugal
08:00 am - 11:00 pm
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 throu...
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R. da Igreja s/n, 8135-027 Almancil, Portugal
09:00 am - 05:00 pm
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 dedicated to Saint Lawrence of Rome. A walk inside introduces you to a church completely embraced in blue and white tiles from the floor to the ceiling whil...
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Praça Dom Afonso III, 8000-167 Faro, Portugal
10:00 am - 07:00 pm
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!
3rd century Mosaics
Islamic artefacts from 9th to 13th Century
Carlos Filipe Porfírio’s paintings
The museum also has Fado performances for music lovers.
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12:01 am - 12:00 am
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...
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Rua de Faro | Estoi, Faro, Portugal
09:30 am - 06:00 pm
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!
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Praca D. Francisco Gomes, R. Joao Dias 6, 8000 Faro, Portugal
08:00 am - 06:00 pm
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 arc...
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Rua de Portugal, 58, 8000-281 Faro, Portugal
09:00 am - 08:00 pm
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 arr...
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Estádio do Algarve, Parque das Cidades, 8135-014 Almancil, Portugal
09:00 am - 06:00 pm
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!
When in Faro, do catch a live match, event or concert here. The place is a classroom for architecture students and a pilgrimage for sportenthusiasts.