Faro is the southern capital of Portugal’s Algarve region. A party-town in peak periods, it’s a gateway to Portugal’s southern coast and has an attractive old-town.
Faro is easily reached from Portugal’s capital, Lisbon, by regular Alfa Pendular trains (3 hours, departing Lisboa Oriente station).
- 48 hours in Faro, from The Independent.
- Welcome to Faro, at the Algarve Portal.
- 6 days around the Algarve, from Barlaventos Travel Blog