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Address: Faro, Portugal
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East Algarve Day Trip Including Almancil, Faro, Olhao and Tavira
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Spoiled by graffiti

We walked through the old town of faro and although it is nice our walk was spoiled by seeing the ancient walls covered in graffiti. I am all for protest but this is just criminal... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
David A
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Niort, France
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Niort, France
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We walked through the old town of faro and although it is nice our walk was spoiled by seeing the ancient walls covered in graffiti. I am all for protest but this is just criminal damage.

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Margate, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

A large free public car park is located to the east of the old town walls. Once inside you wall down roads paved with granet sets past the City Hall, City Church and Museums. Lots of cosmoplitan resturants provide grate alfresco dinning. This whole area has an oldy woldy charm that is very relaxing.

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not very glamorous but decent Algarve town. A gateway to many other interesting towns like Tavira, albuferia and Lagos.

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Windsor, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The old town of Faro is good for a wander through the cobbled streets and around the old walls if you are in the town. It's a fairly small area but interesting narrow aesthetic streets giving it a very different feel to the busting city outside.

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Thank BT3rd
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Old Town is a culturally important zone for Faro, and the Algarve. The streets are charming, the architecture is beautiful, it has some of the best restaurants in Faro and great landscapes. A must see spot for tourists.

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Durham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Faro old town is full of interest and decaying old-world charm. Strolling around in the evening by lamplight is a delight. Lose your way in the maze of streets and enjoy the classic Algarve architecture and inviting bars and restaurants

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Warsaw, Warszawa, Poland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's good to see this part of the city. It's nice to do a walk through all those small streets to see this beautiful architecture in there.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is our second visit in 10 months to this lovely area. Much shopping, scenery, history, and food! Don't be fooled by the graffiti painted in some areas. I walked all the streets and alleys without my husband both day and night and never felt unsafe in the least. Quaint artisan shops and grocers mixed with very few larger chain... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The old town is very scenic and full of history. A great view from the bell tower is a good place to start and admire the panoramic views including the airport in the distance and surrounding old roof tops. The cathedral itself is worth a stroll and admire the relics. The streets are cobbled and very pedestrian friendly. Restaurants and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A bit unexpected, the old town in Faro is a lovely stroll, with much to look at. A few hidden away cafes and bars adds to the interest of this area.

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