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Old Town Faro, Faro

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#1 of 10 in Historic Sites in Faro
Must see · Historic Walking Area · Historic Site
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Walk the cobbled streets of Old Town Faro and encounter centuries-old architectural sights, Roman passages, cozy cafes, and a museum with archaeological findings. The site features the oldest horseshoe arch in Portugal and a 16th-century convent. Note the many houses decorated by flowers as well as the meandering paths and alleys; take a stroll down the shopping lane at the town center. You can have a meal at one of the typical Algarvian restaurants, or just grab a coffee along the riverfront. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Old Town Faro by using our Faro holiday builder tool.
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  • Really lovely place to visit- you can spend a good half a day here. Recommend going in every little street and in the museums and cathedral. Beautiful tiles and colors and flowers. We had lunch next.....  more
    Really lovely place to visit- you can spend a good half a day here. Recommend going in every little street and in the museums and cathedral. Beautiful tiles and colors and flowers. We had lunch next.....  more »
  • Faro is not Rome or Seville but if you view this area with its own charm, you will not be disappointed. Just stroll down the tree shaded cobblestones with historical buildings and alleyways. Santa.....  more
    Faro is not Rome or Seville but if you view this area with its own charm, you will not be disappointed. Just stroll down the tree shaded cobblestones with historical buildings and alleyways. Santa.....  more »
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  • Food never arrived! Had to catch train so gave up waiting
  • If you visit Faro, this is a place you can't miss. The real traditional thing. Filled with life and bars, this small town inside the city really surprised us.

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