Faro is one of the most beautiful cities in Portugal, and as the main airport of the country is located there, lots of people get an opportunity to start getting acquainted with such an interesting country as Portugal, from this very city. Faro is also the center of Algarve, so it's no wonder that it can boast of the developed infrastructure.
Every year the city attracts lots of tourists with a great deal of medieval historic places and monuments. It can also offer you sunny beaches, where one can have a really relaxing time. But try not to spend all your vocation lazing in the sun, visit for example the magnificent Cathedral in the gothic style or Nossa Senhora da Assuncão Convent with the typical details of Renaissance. Another fascinating building is São Francisco Church, built in the 16th-18th centuries.
If you are a museum hunter – there is a wide choice for you: Regional Ethnographic, Infante Dom Henrique, Ramalho Ortigão and many others. In one word, Faro is a splendid place for spending a holiday!