Faro is a city on the southern coast of Portugal in the Algarve region. Faro is known for its’ beaches, historic sites, and restaurants. While in Faro you can also visit other parts of Portugal that aren’t too far away for day trips, such as Lisbon, Sines, and Albufeira.
One of the top things to do in Faro is go to the beach. Faro Beach, also known as Praia de Faro, is one of the most popular since it can be reached by car. A popular historic site is Sé, which is a historic cathedral that was built in 1251. You can climb to the top to see views of all of Faro. Make sure to also explore the rest of Faro’s Old Town. The downtown area of Faro is filled with restaurants serving traditional Portuguese food, such as the Restaurante Faz Gostos Faro and the Restaurant Chefe Branco.
You can take a day trip to Lisbon, which is the capital of Portugal, while staying in Faro. To get to Lisbon you can either drive for about two hours and 45 minutes or you can take public transportation, which will take an additional hour. In Lisbon you can take the tram through the beautiful Alfama neighborhood, see the artwork at the National Tile Museum, and learn some history at St. George’s Castle. A day trip that’s a little closer to Faro is to Sines, Portugal. Sines is a two hour drive from Faro. In Sines you can walk around the town center, relax at the beach of Praia de Morgavel, or explore a castle called the Castelo de Sines. The closest fun day trip to Faro is to Albufeira, Portugal. Albufeira is also located on the southern coast of Portugal. Albufeira has several beaches, including the Praia da Falesia and the Praia dos Pescadores. You can also visit Zoomarine, which is a popular theme park in Portugal.
Faro’s two main rental options are villas and apartments. Many villas have private pools and are within walking distance of beaches and golf courses. Alternatively you can rent a waterfront apartment with views of the mountains. Wherever you choose to stay, Tripping can help you compare all of the rentals in the area by price, ratings, reviews, and more. Book your Faro vacation rental today!
For public transportation, Faro has both a bus and train station. If you are planning to take day trips, it may be easier and more convenient to rent a car. Renting a car can also save you a lot of time traveling to other Portugal locations. There are several car rental companies in Faro, such as Goldcar Car Hire and Amoita Car Hire.
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