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 .
Tours to Old Town Faro
East Algarve Tour: Faro, Olhão, Tavira, and Vila Real St.Antonio BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $43
Duration: 12 hours
Old Town Faro Reviews
Most of the old town consists of white washed buildings. Behind the Cathedral are two restaurants in a peaceful square. One is very old and serves good food. Well worth a wander. more »
Pretty cobbled streets and a lovely church. Not as many restaurants as I’d have expected and didn’t see any shops at all more »
Fairly complete set of old town walls. Nice to wander the streets and stop off at quaint bars and restaurants. Some of the buildings are falling down but they are making some effort to restore them. Great views of the river and restaurants from the bar at the top of the walls. Also a tower to climb and small museums.
It's nice but you won't miss anything of you don't see it
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