Faro is a lively provincial capital which is often overlooked by visitors when visiting Portugal’s Algarve. Just 5 minutes from Faro airport, this historic town offers a taste of real Portugal in an exciting lively atmosphere. Thanks to dry hot summers and mild winters Faro is a popular choice for holidays throughout the year, including holidays in December when temperatures are still around the 20C mark. Visitors to Portugal
on their bargain holidays often miss out on this fascinating town by rushing off to the beach resorts of the Algarve.
Faro has an array of restored buildings of varying architectural styles which are surrounded by crumbling medieval walls. The historic old town, the Cidade Velha, has charming cobbled streets with white-washed buildings, a town square lined with orange trees and surrounded by elegant buildings including the Read more »