The former Rococo Palace of the Viscount of Estói, now converted into a hotel (Pousada de Faro)
Estói is located bewteen Faro and São Bras de Alportel next to the motorway IP1 (Exit No.5). From the church in the center of this charming old village it...
Faro-Loulé: Algarve stadium
Built for the UEFA football championship in 2004
The Algarve Stadium, built for the UEFA football championship in 2004, is situated between Faro and Loulé. It is the venue of several national and internation s...
Faro: Cathedral Sé
In the centre of the historical old town of Faro
Only the tower and doorway remain from the original church built on the site of a Roman temple in the 13th century, the rest was constructed between the 15th and 18th cen...
The historical old town of Faro
Faro is a place of great historical interest having been a settlement since prehistoric times. It became wealthy under Roman occupation due to fishing and the extraction ...
Ilha da Barreta (Ilha Deserta)
Desert island on the Ria Formosa in front of Faro
Ilha da Barreta opposite Faro is part of the island chain of the Ria Formosa that extends from Faro to Cacela Velha east of Tavira, protecting the unique lagoon system ag...
Ilha da Culatra
Island of the Ria Formosa opposite Olhão
Ilha da Culatra opposite Olhão is part of the island chain of the Ria Formosa that extends from Faro to Cacela Velha east of Tavira, protecting the unique lagoon s...
Ilha de Faro (Peninsula de Ancao)
Westernmost link in the chain of islands of the Ria Formosa
The Ilha de Faro is the most western island of the Ria Formosa, protecting the lagoon system of this unique natural and cultural landscape against the rough Atlantic Ocea...
Milreu: Roman Villa
Remainders of a Roman villa built in the 1st Century A.D.
Situated only a few kilometres from Faro, close to Estói, Milreu Ruins are amongst the most important remains of the Roman presence in the Algarve and now form an ...