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All reviews cobbled streets walled city orange trees lovely town worth a visit cafes and restaurants municipal museum stork nests walk around nice walk bell tower couple of hours few hours ria formosa marina stroll architecture
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Walk the narrow cobbled streets or sit in the main square and just enjoy the peace and quiet (apart from the tourists) with plenty of restaurants to choose from for a drink/bite to eat.

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Not much going on, quite run down and a fair bit of graffiti. Building not of over historical value either

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The old town of Faro is small but interesting. There are some really good restaurants, where a dinner for two with bottle of vine for 40-60euros. There are also some smaller restaurants and half the price. Plenty of good seafood with a large selection of...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Erik W T
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The location is nice for a short visit . But nothing special . Some small museums and that's it . Not a place to spend more than 30 minutes

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank 968radur
Reviewed 4 days ago

We thoroughly enjoyed walking in this area, you truly feel in Portugal unlike many of the resorts. Great local prices and daily specials too!

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank PeteMels
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The old town is charming and deceptive. Strolling through the cobbled side streets you could be forgiven thinking the town was deserted mainly bumping into other tourists. Word of warning, cobblestones can be slippy and uneven so wear sensible footwear. There are many Ristorante and...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Mike W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice area to explore. History interesting. Nice restaurants in off the tourist beat. Explore. Well kept.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank oesmom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely medieval town, with much of the wall still standing. Check out the Fado museum. Lots of cafes.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank sandrawA9099HJ
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very charming small old town with tangerine trees, beautiful for a walk, it is near the marina and restaurants. Nice and relaxing.

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Faro old town is quite small and just enough to see in a weekend away. However I would recommend taking the faro free walking Tour to get the most out of your stay. We picked up a map from the Tourist Information Centre just next...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Milos G
February 27, 2019|
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Response from Joanna M | Reviewed this property |
Hi there, Great choice and I am sure you will have a lovely time. It's friendly and I stayed at a hostel a bus ride from town - there are two hostels on this quiet road. It is like a T shape. Basically you get a bus from... More
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Carolyn W
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Response from alexandra3m6 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Bus timetable you can find on algarvebus A walk from the Faro bus station to the old town will take you about 10-15 minutes .
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