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Flying to Faro

Capital of the Algarve

Mediterranean maritime climate

19 degrees

3 hours and 5 minutes

Whether it's January or July, you'll hardly ever see more than 10 degrees difference in Faro. So you can understand why people come to Faro all year round. The combination of spectacular beaches, a fascinating city centre, great restaurants and an average of 300 days of sunshine a year, there's really only one thing to say: you can never go wrong in Faro.

Places to visit in Faro

Although Faro is mainly seen as an airport for the seaside resorts in the Algarve province, Faro itself has a lot to offer. There are three city gates, of which the Arco da Vila (“Town Arch”) is the most beautiful and serves as the gateway to the Cidade Velha, the old city. The main square in the centre of Faro is called Largo de Sé, which is also the name of the cathedral on the square. Just a stone's throw away is Nossa Senhora da Assunção, a former monastery that is now home to an archaeological museum.

Discover Faro and its surroundings

The province of Algarve, of which Faro is the capital, is located in the southernmost part of Portugal. The Algarve has a diverse landscape of rock formations and lagoons, but is known most of all for its beautiful sandy beaches.

Practical information for your trip to Faro

  • The mains voltage in Portugal is 230 volts. You don't need a travel adapter for the sockets in Portugal

  • In Portugal you pay with euros. Debit and credit cards are accepted almost everywhere. Bring cash with you, just to be sure, so you can always pay in small shops or restaurants

  • In Faro it is one hour earlier than in Eindhoven

  • Tips are genuinely regarded as a token of appreciation in Portugal. If you're happy with the service in a restaurant or café, round up the total

  • Trains and buses are a great way to get around Faro (bus company EVA). In the city itself, you'll find it easier to walk short distances

Pictures of Faro

The beach in Faro

Shopping street in Faro

District in Faro

Flight tickets from Eindhoven to Faro

You can fly from Eindhoven Airport directly to Faro in Portugal with Ryanair and Transavia.

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