Discover Faro

Faro is a stunning coastal city located in the South of Portugal, in the region of Algarve. It was founded by Romans and later occupied by other civilizations who left behind monuments that contribute to the city's unique history. Faro is known for its beautiful beaches and its dramatic limestone cliffs as well as its picturesque old town center with cobblestone streets, cozy restaurants and iconic buildings such as the Faro Cathedral.

Visitors to Faro can take leisurely strolls along the boardwalk, relax on one of many beaches or explore the nearby nature parks, like Ria Formosa Lagoon - a wetland of almost 60 km2 that is home to dozens of species of birds and other wildlife. Other attractions include Tavira Island - an archipelago off Tavira beach with great snorkeling and diving opportunities - or simply enjoy long walks on Ilha de Faro beach while admiring breathtaking sunsets over the Atlantic Ocean. No matter what your interests are, you're sure to find something special in this charming Portuguese city!