Interactive maps of hiking and biking routes around Faro1. You can zoom in/out using your mouse wheel, as well as move the map of Faro with your mouse.
2. This interactive map presents two modes: 'Biking Routes' and 'Hiking Routes'. Use the '+' button on the map to switch between them.
Railway and landscape maps of Faro areaThis Faro map has two modes: 'Railway Network' and 'Landscape & Rural Map'. Use the '+' button on the map to navigate.
City tours, excursions and tickets in Faro and surroundings
Portugal - moving around the countryIn the waiting room, free internet is available to everyone. There are various kiosks where you have the opportunity to purchase books and other printed publications, and get acquainted with the tours in travel agencies. In addition, on the territory of the terminal you can have a snack in restaurants and cafes, use an ATM or post office. For VIP passengers there are corresponding private lounges, as well as a business center. The next important airport is Ponta Delgada Joao Paul II. It is located near the town Ponta Delgada on the island of Sao Miguel. This place is also a popular tourist destination, since the most respectable hotels and resorts are located in the Azores. The airport’s infrastructure is highly developed, although the size of the terminal is relatively small. You can have drinks and snacks here, relax in comfortable rooms, and use ATMs, bank branches, currency exchangers and other services. … Open
Nature and parks of PortugalThe Natsural do Estuarie do Sado Valley located near the Sado River, is the final migration point for more than 200 species of migratory birds. The storks traditionally stop on the eastern extremity and nest there, while the plains are chosen by violet herons and bitterns. The water areas are the dolphins’ habitat. Every day, they travel from Sado to the Atlantic Ocean and back. … Open
Photogallery of Faro sights
Our guide to Faro
Travel guide to Faro
Trips to the uninhabited Desert island are very popular with guests of Faro. Beautiful sandy beaches are considered its main value. A small restaurant is the only infrastructure facility on the island. Here, you can relax in isolation, walk around the beautiful, deserted places, or arrange a romantic dinner in a restaurant and watch the sunset in the evening. The central street of Rua do Prior is a favourite … Open
Advices for travellers
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 … Open
Cuisine and top restaurants
In the historical part of the city, in one of the beautiful old buildings there is an international restaurant Dois Irmãos. It will be a great place to relax after visiting local attractions. Travelers would be able to choose from a variety of specialties in the Dois Irmãos restaurant. The Monte do Casal restaurant resembles a modest village tavern with its design. This place is very popular among those who are … Open
Attractions and active leisure
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 … Open
Cultural excursion through Faro - things to see
The Bishop's Palace is a true architectural masterpiece. It was built in the late 16th century. It is a place where unique theological works and old books are stored, and all attenders can see those priceless tomes. In 1596, the palace was looted by British pirates that managed to steal about two hundred books. They are now stored in the library of the University of Oxford. However, the collection of the Bishop's … Open
Among the architectural sights of the city we should definitely mention Estoi Palace and Ruins of Miller. The palace was built in the beginning of the 17th century. It is surrounded by a spacious park and is decorated with exquisite sculptures, columns and pools. In the halls of the palace you will see a collection of antique furniture, paintings and other interior items. Many years ago a beautiful castle stood on … Open