Discover Faro

In Algarve culture, there is plenty to discover, we will meet at the city of Faro, capital of Algarve, with its secular stories and legends. Join us in a walking tour in Faro


Tour Description

Faro, capital city of the Algarve, offers so much more than just a landing point in Portugal. 

Faro, nestled along Portugal’s southern coast, reigns as the charming capital of the captivating Algarve region. With its blend of history, culture, and natural beauty, this city beckons travelers to explore its multifaceted offerings.

At the heart of Faro lies its Old Town, a maze of cobblestone streets encircled by ancient walls. Stepping through the Arco da Vila, a neoclassical arch, transports visitors into a world of historical treasures. The Cathedral of Faro stands tall, a testament to the city’s rich past, while picturesque squares and traditional houses exude an old-world charm.

The cultural tapestry of Faro unfolds within its museums. The Municipal Museum of Faro reveals archaeological wonders and artistic marvels, narrating the city’s narrative through the ages. For a glimpse into local customs and traditions, the Ethnographic Museum provides fascinating insights into Algarve’s heritage.

Venturing beyond the city limits reveals the natural marvels of the Ria Formosa Natural Park, an ecological gem characterized by its labyrinth of lagoons, marshes, and barrier islands. Boat excursions through this biodiverse haven or serene moments amidst its serene landscapes offer a tranquil escape.

Faro’s coastline is adorned with stunning beaches, where islands like Ilha Deserta and Ilha da Culatra boast pristine sands and crystalline waters. These paradisiacal spots provide havens for relaxation and beachside activities.

Culinary delights await in Faro’s restaurants and markets. The catch of the day transforms into delectable seafood dishes, enticing palates with flavors of the sea. Cataplana, a savory seafood stew, and sweet delicacies like Dom Rodrigo tantalize taste buds, showcasing the Algarve’s gastronomic prowess.

The city’s vibrant marina, bustling with cafes, restaurants, and shops, invites leisurely strolls and boat tours around the Ria Formosa. Climbing the steps of Faro Cathedral rewards visitors with panoramic views, offering a glimpse into the city’s history and a breathtaking vista.

Throughout the year, Faro resonates with cultural events and festivities, from local celebrations to international concerts, infusing the city with an infectious energy and lively spirit.

Faro, the captivating capital of the Algarve, weaves a tapestry of history, natural beauty, and cultural richness, inviting travelers to unravel its treasures and immerse themselves in its unique allure.

We will take you to the ancient city of Faro, to know the stories of the city and its people, the origin and evolution. Accounts of events through the streets of rich and extraordinary historic past of the city.

Book this tour with Algarve Nature Tours and discover this amazing city!

Secret Typ : Climbing the steps of Faro Cathedral offers panoramic views of the city and its surroundings. The cathedral itself is a historical gem, showcasing impressive architecture and historical significance.

The Old Town - The Amazing Cathedral

The Marina

The Ria Formosa Natural Park

Detailed itinerary

2 hours Historical walking tour of the older center of Faro. Ernesto our guide was a pleasant , inviting character that made us all feel comfortable . The sights would not have been the same without his commentary and openness to questions . HIs passion and love for his country shone through, making this adventure well worth taking . Very knowledgeable !

Joe Van

Tour Info

What's included:

English Guide

Not included

Does not include the value of the entry into museums and churches


Everyday - Starting at 6h30 PM


Approximate time 1h30/2h00 hours.

Group Size

Min 2 Pax, Max 20 Pax

Price Info

20.00€ Per Person / Free for children up to 12 years