Get away from the crowd and head towards the radiating Alargave
beach, or visit the scintillating town and the colorful market
places. This section helps you to have an idea while traveling
to the charming city Faro.
Faro can be reached easily with flights daily from Stansted
starting from £95 return, including taxes, and four
times a week from Bristol from £75 including taxes.
A taxi from the airport into Faro costs about £5.several
transportation modes available. with a selection of world-class
Car Hire companies serving at the airport and around the city,
airports with flights from all over the world like London,
USA, France etc, international rail links, and an extensive
public transport system.
Staying in Faro has never been so easy with an unbeatable
range of accommodation and places to suit every traveler.
The best hotel in town is the Hotel Eva. (00351 289 803354).
Residencial Samé is on a quiet street and offers pleasant
Exchange money at banks, bureaux de change offices, some hotels.
Banks are open Monday to Friday from 8:30 o'clock until 15:00
These are the safest way of carrying money and are widely
accepted throughout Portugal.
Credit cards :
Access, MasterCard, American Express, Diners Club, and
Visa are all widely accepted at restaurants, shops,
theatres etc in Portugal
Shops are open from 9 o'clock until 13 o'clock and from 15h
until 19 o'clock.
During the summer, most of the stores are opened until 23
The student population drives faro’s nightlife. At weekends
and during the summer Rua Conselheiro Bivar and Rua Infante
Dom Henrique, and the narrow alleys that branch off them,
teem with young people until the small hours. There are plenty
of bars and clubs in this area. Galeria Bar Patrimonio, on
Rua do Prior, is relaxed; Bar dos Arcos, on Travessa dos Arcos,
is a little racier; Cruzeiro, on Largo da Madalena, is good
for tapas. Things liven up at around 10pm.
If you are a health conscious person, then enjoy your walk
around the edge of the marina towards the fire station. Cross
through the small park, Jardim Manuel Bívar, and pass
through the Arco da Vila, a 19th-century arch set into the
ramparts of the old town. Continue straight on to Largo da
Sé and enter the cathedral where you will find some
fine examples of 18th-century pictorial tiling. Have a wander
about the old town before exiting it in the south and following
its Moorish defensive walls to the right. Pass the remains
of the medieval castle, visit Faro's main shopping street,
Rua de Santo António, and when you are tired you can
step in at Gardys, a pleasant cafe and sip coffee while you
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