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Faro: Exploration Game & Self-Guided Walking Tour

3.7 / 5

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Activity provider: Secret City Trails

Faro: Exploration Game & Self-Guided Walking Tour

Activity provider: Secret City Trails

From US$ 15.37 per group up to 5

Explore the history and hidden gems of Faro on a self-guided walking tour. Solve cryptic riddles to unlock directions & local recommendations.

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Duration 1 hour
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  • Take a stroll through Faro's magnificent cobbled streets with directions from a web game
  • Be amazed by the famous Igreja do Carmo church known for its macabre chapel
  • Discover a hidden city entrance through the old wall
  • Find a lovely rooftop bar that serves the best cocktails in Faro
Full description
Enjoy an interactive city discovery experience across Faro with a short, self-guided walk. Discover which geological feature protected the city from the 1755 earthquake. Learn about a surprising annual parade. Spot partially-submerged sculptures—all while playing a web game in your phone’s browser. Start your challenge at the lovely parish church on Largo de Sao Sebastiao. Find local wonders such as the Igreja do Carmo. Admire its Baroque facade and twin bell towers. Keep your eyes open to spot a chapel made of the bones and skulls of monks, located around the church. Solve fun location-based riddles to unlock new directions along the way. Gain access to recommendations and local stories as you go further into this gamified walk. This discovery tour is perfect for lovers of curious city trivia. Join this fun and educational tour with your family, friends, or partner. You can fully enjoy this experience of connecting with the city while staying in your own group.
  • Link to web game
  • Tour guide
  • Mobile device
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds

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Meeting point

Start your experience in front of the church on Largo de São Sebastião.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Charged Smartphone
  • Internet access

Know before you go

  • Up to 2 MB of data is needed to play the game
  • The game quest can be started at any time through your phone's browser
  • You will be sent the game link and instructions by email shortly after booking
  • Tapping the play button will open the game in your phone’s browser
  • Share the email with your teammates in case you run out of battery
  • No download is needed to play the game
  • You can play in a team of 1-5 people
Customer reviews

Overall rating

3.7 /5

based on 7 reviews

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The explanations are not very clear but the principle is good for visiting

July 10, 2022

June 5, 2022

Nice walk, we were with 4 kids aged 8,7,6 and 3. They held up well and were very enthusiastic. In particular, the game element, solving hints, etc. causes their urge to complete the route.

April 27, 2022

Product ID: 391212