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Faro is a municipality, the southernmost city and seat of the district of the same name, in the Algarve region of southern Portugal. With a population of 118,000 inhabitants in 2011, the municipality covers an area of about 202.57 km².


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1 - São Pedro

   7 km away

The small Chapel of Sao Pedro de Balsemao, is situated in the civil parish of Sé, municipality of Lamego in the northern region of Portugal.

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2 - Ria Formosa

   7 km away

The Ria Formosa lagoon, located in the Algarve, in southern Portugal, is a system of barrier islands that communicates with the sea through six inlets. Five of these inlets are natural and have mobility characteristics.

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3 - Boat Tours in Faro

   8 km away

This is a 3-hour amazing boat tour aboard a catamaran to explore the Ria Formosa Natural Park and visit Deserta and Farol Islands. Depart from Faro Marina and/or Portas do Mar, sailing slowly through the Ria Formosa waterways to thoroughly appreciate...

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4 - Algarve

   7 km away
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5 - Cathedral of Faro

   7 km away
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6 - Kayaking in Ria Formosa

   7 km away

Hire a kayak to explore Ria Formosa, paddling through the Algarve's famed blue waters in your very own kayak. Enjoy the unique sensation of kayaking during your holiday in the Algarve. Gather your family and friends and spend a good time out k...

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7 - Loulé

   16 km away

Castle of Loulé is a castle in the municipality of Loulé, in the Portuguese Algarve. Classified a National Monument, since 20 June 1924, three towers remain within the cordon of walls, the remnants of the alcaldaria located within the structure.

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8 - Praia da Falésia

   20 km away

Praia da Rocha Baixinha or Praia dos Tomates is a beach within the Municipality of Albufeira, in the Algarve, Portugal. The beach is 13 kilometres east of the town of Albufeira and is 31.7 kilometres west of the regions capital of Faro.

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9 - Paramotoring in Loulé

   19 km away

Explore the southern coast of the Algarve with a tandem paramotoring flight from Loulé! Soar over medieval fortresses, nature reserves and coastal inlets as you explore the Algarve by air - all in the comfort of a powered paragliding - al...

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10 - Praia do Homem Nu

   22 km away
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11 - Vilamoura

   25 km away

Vilamoura is an unincorporated area in Algarve, on the southern coast of Portugal. It is one of the three corners of Algarve's Golden Triangle.

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12 - Quad biking in Vilamoura

   22 km away

Get ready to hit the road and put these amazing buggies to the test as you ride around the stunning rocky landscapes of the Algarve region near Vilamoura! Algarve Buggy Tours welcomes you to their beautiful hometown. Just a few minutes away from Vila...

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13 - Pego do Inferno

   26 km away

Pego do Inferno is a small waterfall and lake located in the parish of Santo Estêvão, in Tavira in the Algarve, Portugal. It is one of the three waterfalls formed by Asseca stream.

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14 - Tavira

   28 km away

Tavira is a Portuguese town and municipality, capital of the Costa do Acantilado, situated in the east of the Algarve on the south coast of Portugal. It is 28 kilometres east of Faro and 75 kilometres west of Huelva across the Río Grande into Spain. The Gilão River meets the Atlantic Ocean in Tavira. The population in 2011 was 26,167, in an area of 606.97 km².

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15 - Paragliding in Loulé

   23 km away

Surf the sky on a paraglide with a qualified instructor over Loulé, Portugal Be able to fly is the dream of the majority of people, and you can make it true in Portugal!  The good news is that you don't need any previous experie...

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16 - Falesia Beach

   28 km away
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17 - Praia dos Pescadores

   29 km away

Praia dos Pescadores or the Fishermans Beach is a blue flag beach on the Atlantic south coast of the Algarve, in the district of Bairro dos Pescadores, Albufeira which is within the Municipality of Albufeira, Portugal.

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18 - Albufeira

   35 km away

Albufeira is a city, seat and municipality in the district of Faro, in the southernmost Portuguese region of the Algarve. The municipality population in 2011 was 40,828, in an area of 140.66 square kilometres.

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19 - Pescadores Beach

   35 km away
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Faro, Portugal Less than 3 hours from Paris by plane, Faro is the capital of a region named : Algarve in southern Portugal. It is a historic city of 65,000 inhabitants that offers to show you its relics of the past: medieval artifacts, ruins and history. As “La Capella de Osos” a 18th century church located in the center of Faro. The whole site is covered with gloomy ornaments consisting of more than 1200 bones and 1000 skulls of monks of the Carmelite order. The city is bordered by numerous sandy beaches with blue waters where you can rest and enjoy. Faro is also known for its famous Ria Formosa lagoon, a nature reserve of over 17,000 hectares and a stopover for hundreds of species of birds less than 10 km west of Faro. This city is a great place to visit and it is here that you can enjoy Portuguese specialities in the many restaurants that Faro has to offer. If you like golf, this is also the place to be, as there are no less than 19 courses to choose from. There is plenty to enjoy for all.

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What is the easiest way to go to Faro Portugal from Seville Spain ?

The only way and easiest is by bus, two bus companies operate from Faro to Seville. A summary with links to official websites at www.algarvebus.info/001.htm.

The tourist office is located at 18, Avenida 5 de Outubro Faro next to the Marina of Faro.













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