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Visit to Faro in Algarve

Faro Audio Guide

Audio guide to discover Faro, the district capital of the Algarve, and the city's most interesting monuments.

Includes: Audio guide, map and free entrance in the City Hall Museum and the Algarve Regional Museum.

Duration: 4h

Price/Audio Guide: 15, 00 €

Phoenicians, Romans, Visigoths and Arabs are some of the civilizations that passed through Faro once Ossonoba.

Rent an Audio Guide to discover Faro, a city rich in history, traditions and curiosities.

Equipment available in the following languages:
Portuguese, Spanish, English and German.

Once arriving at the Walls of the Old Town, you\'ll pass through the Arco da Vila, considered one of the ex-libris of the town and enter the Vila Adentro through narrow streets and typical houses with scissor roofs. Once you reach the City Hall and the Cathedral you will see a wide variety of styles such as Baroque and Gothic. Here you will certainly be surprised by a series of altarpieces and a baroque organ.

Exploring the streets of the Old Town you will find the Museum of the City Hall of Faro, one of the oldest and most important monuments of the town that once was the Convent of Nossa Senhora da Assunção. In this museum you may appreciate one of the first copies of the Portuguese cloisters proto - renaissance as well as the excellent archaeological remains.

Continuing your visit, you\'ll find another Arch that takes you to the Largo São Francisco. Walking next to the Walls you\'ll see different tile pieces that describe the most important events of this city. Between the Walls of the Old Town and the Ria Formosa you arrive at Porta Nova. This door is also known as Portas do Mar (Doors of the Sea) because it\'s one of the sites where you can departure on a boat trip to the islands of the Ria Formosa Nature Park.

At the end, we suggest you go back to the Old Town in direction to Largo da Sé. Take this opportunity and go up the Cathedral Tower. From this excellent view point you will be marvelled by one of the most wonderful views over the City of Faro facing the fantastic maze of channels of the Ria Formosa Natural Park. You\'ll be dazzled by this wonderful landscape with numerous small islands, marshes and barrier islands that separate this coastal lagoon from the sea.

Notes:
  • When hiring an audio guide bicycle, the client agrees that each audio guide rental is subject to a deposit.