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City break in Faro. Active leisure ideas for Faro - attractions, recreation and nightlife

Faro 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 that never ceases to amaze visitors with its scale. Even in the high season the beach is never crowded; that’s not because of lack of tourists, but due to its great length. The beach starts next to the airport area, so it is visited even by those travelers who have stop over at Faro. The beach is perfect for a relaxing holiday and for active recreation, as it has a variety of sports equipment rental centers on its territory.
Faro is famous for abundance of attractive unique restaurants; among them travelers point out the national restaurant Tasca. The main feature of this place is a huge selection of local … Open
A lot of interesting excursions and trips to the most beautiful places of the resort are organized for tourists. Algarve By Segway provides quite an interesting entertainment, as it organizes rides on Segway.
Snorkellers should contact the Hidroespaco center, where they could find trips to the most attractive places for diving. Beginners will be able to take some lessons from experienced divers. You can rent any necessary diving equipment in the center too. Fans of diving also recommend the Udiving center, which provides similar services and is ready to offer our customers a huge selection of exciting entertainment options. Copyright
In the heart of the historic district, on the picturesque Largo da Se square there is the main symbol of the city - the old cathedral. It was built in the 13th century, but was badly damaged … Open
We should definitely mention a large selection of nightlife places, among which the Ditadura Live Music is noteworthy. Stylish and modern, it has remained a permanent venue for vibrant music events and theme parties for many years. CheSsenta invites visitors to listen to live music and enjoy their favorite cocktail at the bar. Vivid entertainment programs are held here literally every day.
Shoppers especially appreciate the QM Country Shop and Garden Center shopping complex. This unique store always welcomes visitors with cup of tea and offers a huge selection of interesting traditional souvenirs. Another common souvenir is local wine, which can be bought in one of specialized trade pavilions. A walk along one of the most picturesque streets of the city would be a great complement for evening; romantics can enjoy the beauty of local nature during a boat ride.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Faro and surroundings

Recommended places for active recreation and leisure in Faro

Millennium III
Where: Rua do Prior 23, Faro;
Upa Upa
Where: Rua Conselheiro Bivar 51, Faro;
Where: the corner of Rua João Dias, Faro;
Taberna Da Sé
Where: Largo da Sé 26, Faro;
Where: Buganvilla Plaza Shopping, Faro;
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Map of all parks
National and city parks around Faro
♥   Nature Park 'Ria Formosa' , 12.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Nature Park 'Vale do Guadiana' , 78.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Nature Park 'Sudoeste Alentejano e Costa Vicentina' , 90.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all pret-parks
Amusement parks near Faro
♥   Amusement park 'Aquashow' Quarteira, 15.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Zoomarine' Albufeira, 36 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Aqualand' Alcantarilha, 40.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all aquaparks
Water attractions around Faro
♥   Water park 'Aquashow Park Hotel water park' Algarve, 15.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Aqualand' Algarve, 40.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Aquopolis Cartaya' Cartaya, Huelva, 76.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all Michelin restaurants
Michelin-starred restaurants in Faro
♥   Restaurant 'São Gabriel' Almancil. Type - Traditional cuisine. 11.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Alambique' Almancil. Type - Traditional cuisine. 11.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Casa dos Pinheiros' Almancil. Type - Seafood. 12 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Henrique Leis' Loulé. Type - Modern cuisine. 12.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Pequeno Mundo' Almancil. Type - French. 13.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo

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The Azores archipelago is the habitat of sperm whales as well as a great place for unforgettable sea walks with frolicking stingrays and occasionally appearing jellyfishes. Predatory fish and manta rays are also widespread in the vicinity of the island of Santa Maria. Not far from the Pico and Faial you can find blue variety of sea sharks.  … Open
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City break ideas for neighbours of Faro

Guide to your best city break in Faro - popular places for recreation and leisure. Things to do during the day in Faro - attractions, parks, beaches, aquaparks, racing tracks, biking trails or waterski. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) where to spend your time in the evening (bars, discos, clubs, etc.). We share some good ideas and the question 'What to do in Faro?' disappears immediately. - online travel reservation expert providing reliable car rental and hotel booking services. We feature more than 25.000 destinations with 12.000 rental offices and 200.000 hotels worldwide.
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