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Faro, a perfect place for your holidays in Portugal

In the touristic region of Algarve in the extreme south of Portugal, the city of Faro appears along the Atlantic Ocean’s beaches. This city is a very attractive place and its international airport enables the visitors to get here easily.

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The geographic location of Faro and the easy way to reach it by train make it a dreamed destination for your summer holidays.

Indeed, the numerous wonderful beaches present in the region will thrill you, so just enjoy the sun and the turquoise water. Over the activities linked to summer holidays, the rich history of Faro makes it a perfect place for people sensitive to cultural heritage. Still remain around the old city vestiges of roman fortifications, and many Moorish ruins dating back from the 13th century are still visible.

Visit also the archaeologic museum housed in an ancient convent from the 16th century. For nature belovers, the Ria Farmosa lagoon is a step during the migration of many birds.

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3 week amazing vacation london heathrow-liverpool-amsterdam-paris-algarve-barcelona Hello, we are looking for the best way to get from London Heathrow to Liverpool then Amsterdam, Paris, Algarve & finally Barcelona. Any good advice is welcome. From cabs to trains to hotels etc. Thank you so (...)

Rose | 12 April 2012 complete | 6 Comments
Nearest train station to lisbon airport Hello, I will be travelling from Lisbon Airport to Faro in July. Could anyone please suggest the best mode of transport to reach Faro-Bus or Train? If I take the train, which will be the nearest train station from the airport or the bus (...)

Swati Prabhu | 18 April 2011 complete | 4 Comments
Transporting bicycles on the faro to lisbon train I am wondering whether this is possible and how much it might cost? The bikes will be in either a bike box or the large plastic bike bag. Thank you.

Barry Byer | 17 April 2002 complete | 3 Comments
Need help with seat reservations We have on-line booked 2 train journeys in Portugal in February for travel Lisbon to Faro on April 30, 2014 and Lisbon to Porto May 8th. We received our tickets in the mail but now are trying to reserve our specific seats - without any luck. (...)

Rosalyn Lawrence | 14 March 2011 complete | 7 Comments
Transportation from seville to lisbon I am visiting Southern Spain end of September 2017. I have heard train service is questionable due to repairs. Is this true? If so, bus or flying best?

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