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Faro: The Best of Faro Walking Tour

1. Faro: The Best of Faro Walking Tour

Enjoyed by all ages, this walking tour combines historical and contemporary points of interest whilst giving you a feel for Faro, its history, and its people. Discover Faro’s main attractions, and why the Moorish times were so important for the city. Explore the medieval walls of the Old City, a chapel of human bones, the marketplace, the municipal museum, and Alameda Garden. At the garden you will be free to feed the pigeons and peacocks, which roam the grounds freely. Following that, visit intricately tiled and gilded churches, as well as a museum where you can enter into a world of Portuguese legends. As a coastal town, it’s easy to indulge in the eternal joys of sunshine whilst there. Get ready to experience Portugal from a different perspective, with your local charismatic guide who will reveal interesting facts about this picturesque city.

Faro: Exploration Game & Self-Guided Walking Tour

2. Faro: Exploration Game & Self-Guided Walking Tour

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.

From the Algarve: Private Day Trip to Seville

3. From the Algarve: Private Day Trip to Seville

Sit back and enjoy your journey to Seville the capital of Andaluzia region, in the south of Spain. Get ready to see the best of the city and enjoy the views on your way. Discover the old town and walk around it's beutiful streets where you can see the Islamic influence everywhere you look, like the Giralda tower, a former minaret of the pre-existing mosque and go to San Telmo Bridge to enjoy the views over Tower Del Oro and the Guadalquivir river. Have a brake for lunch and try some tipical spanish tapas in a restaurant of your choice. Head to parque de María Luisa where you will visit the magestic Plaza de España before returning to Portugal.

Faro: Self-Guided Discovery Walk

4. Faro: Self-Guided Discovery Walk

Discover Faro as never before with this original interactive game experience. Using your cell phone, your challenge will start at Largo de São Francisco. Simply open your e-mail link and your adventure will begin. Embark on a mysterious journey that takes you to the underground level of the Old Town, and perhaps, to an unexpected circus class. Discover why the storks no longer bring babies and meet a charismatic animal from the Ria Formosa which is the male that carries the young. Only by solving the 12 riddles, will you be able to access the best views of the city, and discover a selection of must-see bars and terraces in Faro. Sharpen your senses and appreciate the most wonderful (and often hidden) details around you. Whether you know Faro or just start exploring here, get a perspective on the discovery that will inspire your curiosity wherever you go next.

Faro: Mystic and Romantic Sintra Tour

5. Faro: Mystic and Romantic Sintra Tour

Join this mystical and romantic tour and go back in time to visit the ancient village of Sintra. You'll walk through historical roads whilst observing the surrounding vegetation, which is bound to provide you with a relaxing sensation. Sintra is one of the most romantic villages in Portugal, and whilst there you will learn of the role that it had for the Portuguese monarchy. You'll also discover famous myths surrounding Pena Palace, exactly what sits inside the Seteais Palace, and why there is a labyrinth in Quinta da Regaleira. You will visit the famous Sintra Mountain and the Pena Park and Palace, with plenty of time for you to explore the grounds. Get ready to experience Sintra from a different perspective, as your local charismatic guide reveals interesting facts about the ancient village.

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What people are saying about Faro

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We booked a day trip to Seville from the Algarve. Jorge was an outstanding tour guide & he made the day truly memorable. Incredibly professional and always went out of his way to accommodate us (providing water, breaks, recommendations, bridging the language). Jorge is brimming with knowledge, & his enthusiasm for the city is infectious as he guides you through the streets & landmarks! An amazing photographer too - truly unique that he takes professional photos for you, capturing memories from your trip. Without him, we wouldn't have gotten to experience Seville to the fullest, in just a day alone!

This was an amazing trip with Jorge. He was. Wry flexible and wanted to make sure that the experience was what meant something to you. Recommended some restaurants for lunch which we enjoyed. A bonus was he had a good camera with him and took lots of pictures which he sent to us same day. I would recommend this trip

A really amazing day trip to a really beautiful place. The tour guide was also amazing in taking us around the place and recommending good food places and taking some good pictures for us. Would definitely go again when we have the chance

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.

The guide was highly professional and customized the trip based on client's needs. Thanks Jorge for this experience visiting Seville you were a trustful companion. All the best Andreas