Your travel guide for Faro

Top 10 places in Faro

Our app features the history of 4 monuments and great sites including places to discover Faro. Here is a selection of the top 10 monuments of the city, with an extract of the texts available in the application and written by our teams of specialists. For full content, download our Android and iPhone Guide and start creating your travel journal for your stay at Faro

Visit Faro (the town)

Faro (the town)

The site is occupied since the Palaeolithic and the city of Ossonoba was created by the Romans. After the Visigoths, the Moors occupied the place for 500 years until 1249. The city was heavily tried twice: in 1596 the Earl of Essex sacked the city and burned it, and in 1755 it was destroyed by the... Read more

Visit Lagos

Lagos

Already inhabited by the Celts, the port of Lacobriga became a Carthaginian counter, before falling into the hands of the Romans. It was then occupied by the Visigoths and then by the Byzantines, before being conquered by the Moors who fortified it and made it an important commercial port.... Read more

Visit Silves

Silves

Another Phoenician trading post which became the Roman city of Silbis. Under the Moorish rule, it once became the capital of a small flourishing kingdom, both economically and culturally. It was definitively reconquered in 1243. The earthquake of 1755 destroyed a good part of its edifices.... Read more

Visit Almancil Igreja São Lourenço

Almancil Igreja São Lourenço

It is not known when the construction of the church began, but we know that the last azulejos were laid in 1730 by Policarpo Oliveira Bernardes. It is indeed the sensational side of this church which is literally lined with tiles, walls, vaults and dome: they relate the life of this saint martyred... Read more

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