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Old Town Faro

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Good to explore on foot and for restaurants

Faro is pretty grim. Acres of modern tower blocks and right under the flight path of its own airport! Get away from all that in the peaceful streets (ok, it's still under the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 29, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Faro is pretty grim. Acres of modern tower blocks and right under the flight path of its own airport! Get away from all that in the peaceful streets (ok, it's still under the flight path!) of the old town. It's not very big, but worth a visit to wander around the cobbled streets, the cathedral, old city walls, restaurants and... More 

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Wirral
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Interesting architecture. A network of narrow cobbled streets built on a hill and surrounded by a wall. Several small restaurants with outside tables in sunny locations a good opportunity to watch the world go by!

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High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

Its a beautiful little place to walk around. Go to the tower and cathedral its worth the visit and its very cheap to go in there. The town is also nice. Its relatively a short visit but nice.

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hartlepool
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

Just walked around it during the night and it was well lit up and had some very nice buildings. A very pleasant walk with bars and restaurants surrounding the old Town.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Small and quaint, and with by far the best restaurants and bars as well as areas to relax and wander around. Very beautiful, serene and quiet, this is the best part of Faro by far. Especially recommend in the evenings.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Quite pretty and worth a walk around, but there are no real attractions, just lots and lots of bars and restaurants and small shops.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

The old town of Faro is mostly the main square there. Nithing really exciting, it's just worty to walk there after dinner. In the summer they sell sweets and there is a show.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Have walk in narrow Faro streets, enjoy the shade on a hot day. You can stop in one of the small cafes around. All in all, a pleasant stay.

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Cork, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Brillant in this place & plenty of choice with restaurants, Pubs & entertainment. Easy going in this area of Faro with no hassle by locals. Very entertaining.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

A nice and peaceful place to visit with beautiful and charming architecture. Nice restaurants, museum and church.

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