5 Miracles Of Faro!

By on May 22, 2014

Do you want to spend your time out of ordinary?
Visit Faro to make your dream come true!

Take an advantage and travel to beautiful city to take part in famous Faro International Motorcycle Rally which is usually held in mid-July.

The festival is considered to be one of the biggest of its kind in Europe. Of course, do not forget to have a walk through the sunny beaches, or swim at the sea or just ride around the city using our best car rental deals!

1. Have a walk through Splendid Faro Old Town!

Location: Faro, Portugal, PT
GPS position: 37.019355, 7.93044
Working hours: 24/7
Ticket options: free
Parking: Available at Largo de São Francisco

5 Miracles Of Faro!

You will be amazed by Moorish-style bright colored buildings and unique ornate balconies.

Make photos of nineteenth-century architecture and other ancient remains preserved after earthquake that destroyed much of the city at the end of the eighteenth-century.

Attend one of the art galleries or drink cup of coffee in a cozy cafes, or just roam across the streets together with your couple and enjoy the marvelous sunset.

2. Explore Hidroespaco Underwater World!

Location: Horta das Laranjeiras, C.C.Horta, Lote 1, loja 2, Faro 8005-329, Portugal
GPS position: 37.155419, 8.559011
Working hours: Mon –Sun        10:00–13:00, 15:00–20:00
Ticket options: 32Euro-55Euro
Parking: not available

5 Miracles Of Faro!

Hidroespaco is a nice opportunity of diving in the coast of Faro. You can see many exciting things hiding under water like shipwrecks, artificial and natural reefs, ancient archaeological sites.

It is considered to be the only dive center licensed for diving which focuses on learning the sea horses and environmental conservation and protection.

Highly qualified instructors will teach you how to dive, to discover and respect unique underwater wonders.
Let’s find out more about diving!

3. Visit Faro Municipal Museum!

Location: Praça Dom Afonso III 14, 8700-767 Faro
GPS position: 37.012932, 7.933818
Working hours: 1 October-31 May 10am-6pm (10.30am-5pm on weekends; free after 2.30pm on Sunday);
June 1-September 30 10am-7pm (11.30am-6pm on weekends)
Ticket options: €2 full, €1 reduced, free for children under 13s.
Parking: not available

5 Miracles Of Faro!

Faro Municipal Museum is located in Vila-Adentro. It is one of the best examples of early Renaissance architecture in the Algarve built in 16 th century.

The museum has permanent exhibits including artifacts from prehistoric Portugal to neoclassical times like pottery, paintings and a large 3rd century Roman mosaic showing Oceanus (the god of the sea, which was discovered near Faro Railway Station).

From the upper floor you can view beautiful garden and see mysterious gargoyles on the roof.

4. Spend All Day Long at Praia de Faro Beach!

Location: Doca de Faro 5, Faro, Portugal
GPS position: 37.021918, 7.942924
Working hours: 24/7
Ticket options: free
Parking: available

5 Miracles Of Faro!

Faro beach is located on the Ancão Peninsula near the airport with many shops, bars, restaurants.

Take your basket with fruits and sandwiches, umbrella and glasses, lie under the sun, swim at the sea and enjoy the beautiful sunny weather.

If you still haven’t tried yourself at watersports adventures – it is a good chance to attempt anything like windsurfing, sailing and jet ski.

Have a nice day!

5. Chapel of Bones – Made of Real Human Skeletons!

Location: Largo do Carmo, Faro, Portugal
GPS position: 37.020172, 7.935155
Working hours: Mon – Fri 10am to 2pm and 3 to 5:30pm
Ticket options: 1 Euro
Parking: available

It is a place you have never visited before, extraordinary and spooky. The inscription over the door says: “Stop here and think of the fate that will befall you – 1816,” wrote by monks.

This is not allThe main attraction is a gold skeleton in full size that hangs at the front of the chapel.

If you are not scared then go to this place and see a crypt built of bones and skulls.

How to get a Car in Faro?

5 Miracles Of Faro!

If you do not want to spoil your long planned vacation by any unexpected situations, then it is better to reserve a car beforehand and do not lose your money by taking a taxi.

All you have to do is to book a car online and pick it up at the airport. Just follow http://portugal.rentalcars24h.com/faro-airport !

You will be supplied with the modern cars and the most affordable prices. So, choose any car to your taste!

Be ready to have a luxury ride!

Author Bio: Lily Berns is a travel writer and she likes to share with interesting recommendations of visiting different places through her publications.

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