Museu Regional do Algarve
Three of the four halls at this worthwhile museum house exhibitions on rural life in the Algarve. This includes mock-ups of 19th-century...
Arco de Repouso
You can leave the Cidade Velha through the medieval Arco de Repouso (Gate of Rest) – apparently Afonso III, after taking Faro from the...
Igreja de São Francisco
Features a blinding white facade, dazzling woodwork and a frenzied 18th-century baroque interior with tiles depicting the life of St...
Definitely the place to be, this popular central place has a street-side terrace in the heart of town and an attractive brick-vaulted...
This is the place to head for your patisserie fix, which can be taken under brick vaulting or in the grandly columned space behind. It...
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Pastelaria Coelho information
This has to be the most deceptive spot in Faro. It looks like a pastelaria (pastry and cake shop) from the outside, yet inside it morphs into a restaurant, serving up some hearty daily specials for a Portuguese song, including tuna steaks, seafood açorda (stew) and roast pork. Locals rate it very highly.