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Old Town Faro

Faro, Portugal
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Ranked #4 of 18 attractions in Faro
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic Sites, Historic Walking Areas
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Faro, Portugal
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23 reviews 23 reviews
15 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW via mobile

Loved it full of charme and a lot of great places to eat and stroll around and take beautiful pics. Recommend looking around and find a bit of the history of the place.

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Faro, Portugal
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014 NEW

Faro is more or less airport city, people usually stay for one night. And in one day it is enough to see all the things You are interested. City is not that big, and in praia de Faro there is no sandy cliffs, but if You have a bike, then city is building good bike way to the beach from... More

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London, England, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
20 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Sweeping views of the Ria Formosa. Full of charming restaurants and lovely sites - visit the cathedral and archaeological museum for sure. Easy stroll from the Faro marina.

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Sligo, Ireland
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86 reviews 86 reviews
12 attraction reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Faro is a beautiful town with great bars and restaurants which in my opinion is completely underrated and seen mainly as an airport hub town but definitely worth taking a visit!

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

It was really nice to stroll the quaint cobbled streets, browse in the shops, sit outside at one of the many restaurants. Not a nightlife mecca for 20somethings, but perfect for someone mid-40s like me seeking a relaxing long weekend away.

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

We walked around the old streets and enjoyed sitting in restaurants eating and watching people go by, Everyone is so friendly and serviceminded,

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London
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107 reviews 107 reviews
24 attraction reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Faro old town is certainly worth a stroll around, it has been well restored, lots of photo opportunities and some good coffee shops and restaurants tucked away. And it's only 2 minutes from the towns free car park!

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Taunton, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

relaxed and wonderful it was great to wander around the old city and see the churches and museum, local arts and culture. Restaurants are good- so many to choose from try not to go for the first one you find even though they're all good!

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Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Extraordinary place, the church itself is a spectacular gold carved work of art. The like of which I have never seen. to the rear of the church is the chapel of bones. Consisting of over a thousand human skulls set into the walls.

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Aarhus, Denmark
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107 reviews 107 reviews
45 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Walk around and see the churches and bone chapels. There are also a couple of nice restaurants and the marine

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