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Preparing your trip to Faro: advices & hints - things to do and to obey

1.Many locals speak English well, but they are always very happy when visitors speak Portuguese. Before the trip, you should definitely learn a few simple phrases, as this gesture is sure to be appreciated.
2. You can travel around the city by bus. The most popular among tourists are routes number 14 and number 16. You can buy tickets for travel directly from the driver. It’s better to explore the historical part of the city on foot to admire the full diversity of the local attractions.
3. Those who expect to hire a car are recommended to take care of the rent in advance. Car rental can be organized by phone or through the website; in latter case, you can save considerably and be sure that the car would be really available upon your arrival.
4. Drivers should be aware that parking in the central part of the city is very difficult. As a rule, there is paid parking zone close to major shopping and entertainment centers; the most extensive free parking is available near the pier.
5. You can visit the resort at any time of the year, as there is always a very favorable and sunny weather here. Fans of beach rest will feel comfortable in summer; fans of active recreation and hiking are recommended to choose other seasons. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
6. Tourists who want to enjoy the most popular local dishes are advised to go to the waterfront. There are numerous fish restaurants that offer guests a wide selection of current national dishes at very attractive prices.
7. You have to leave a tip for the good service in restaurants and cafes; in some prestigious establishments it may be included in the total amount of the bill. The standard amount of the tip is 10-15% of the order; in small street cafes just round the resulting amount to any convenient sum.
The resort won’t disappoint fans of beach holidays and shopping, sporting activities and colorful parties. A perfect holiday destination will be the beautiful beach of Praia de Faro … Open
8. Traditionally, the high tourist season in Faro is the second half of spring and the beginning of autumn. At this time tourists are advised to book a room in advance, especially it concerns those who come to rest as a great company and plan to save on accommodation.
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What to visit being in Faro - unique sights

Benagil Beach

From the series “10 Natural Wonders of the World”
Inside one of these caves there is a hidden beach that is a goal of many travelers. In summer, Benagi is very popular among tourists. Thanks to abundance of rocks that serve as natural breakwaters, high waves are rare here. You can comfortably relax with children. However, the beach is sure to please fans of scuba diving. The water off the coast is crystal clear, allowing you to see the beauty of the underwater world in its diversity. … Read further

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Travelling to Faro - advices and tips. What should be provisioned in advance, the rules you might want to follow, and the things you better avoid doing in Faro. We help you to make your trip smooth and easy, with no unexpected surprises.
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