faro city

Faro - Gateway to the Algarve

Faro being the capital city of the Algarve offers a great experience for tourists visiting, historic buildings, superb shopping and a relaxing marina, so much more than just an airport in Portugal. It is a city full of history, great shops, restaurants and cafes, theatres and galleries, great beaches and the Ria Formosa nature reserve. The city centre has everything within easy walking distance to make an interesting visiting experience.

faro beach entrance

Faro city is located next to the Ria Formosa lagoon, a nature reserve of over 66 sq miles and a stopping place for hundreds of different species of birds during the spring and autumn migratory periods. The beach is roughly 4.3 miles from the city, and consists of a long sandy spit reached through a bridge.

faro beach

Algarve is the perfect destination for your holidays, where you can enjoy the Mediterranean climate in the many beaches of pleasant and relaxant destinations along its coastline landscape.

Faro is the capital and the best-known city in Portugal’s Algarve and the airport is the Gateway!

Faro Airport

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faro airport entrance

Faro airport is the main gateway to the Algarve for passengers arriving and departing from the area. Faro airport has undergone major improvements over the past few years and is now a major hub for the Algarve region.

Faro Marina

faro marina

Faro Marina is a great place after discovering the historic city and the ensuing shopping therapy, to relax and take a time out with a coffee/cake/snack at the many cafe places around the marina.

faro marina