Igreja de Misericórdia
Arco da Vila
Enter the Cidade Velha through the neoclassical Arco da Vila, built by order of Bishop Francisco Gomes, Faro's answer to the Marquês de...
Facing the cathedral is the 18th-century Paço Episcopal (no longer open to visitors), with a pointy roof and an exterior finished in...
Within medieval walls, the picturesque Cidade Velha consists of winding, peaceful cobbled streets and squares, reconstructed in a...
A popular central place for a relaxing drink or three.
Café do Coreto
Overlooking the marina and with pleasant outdoor seating area, this casual cafe is a popular place for afternoon tea or lighter bites...
Igreja de Misericórdia information
The 16th-century Igreja de Misericórdia, opposite the Arco da Vila, has a remarkable Manueline portico, the only remnant of an earlier chapel to withstand the 1755 earthquake.