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Algarve

Many people say that Faro – the capital of the Algarve – is located on Europe’s most scenic coast, offering beautiful, long sandy beaches that stretch away into a horizon framed by rocks on either side...

Algarve

Many people say that Faro – the capital of the Algarve – is located on Europe’s most scenic coast, offering beautiful, long sandy beaches that stretch away into a horizon framed by rocks on either side. Faro is a charming old town with cobbled streets and leafy parks. Its location in the centre of the Algarve makes Faro the perfect starting point for day-trips and extensive exploration of this wonderful region.

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Hard Rock International and Mercan Properties have announced plans to open a new Hard Rock Hotel Algarve in Portugal. The new development will be l...

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Four hot new hotel openings in Portugal

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Four new hotel openings in Portugal

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Latest Articles

Hard Rock Hotel to open in the Algarve

Hard Rock International and Mercan Properties have announced plans to open a new Hard Rock Hotel Algarve in Portugal. The new development will be l...

30 April 2018
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Four hot new hotel openings in Portugal

Portugal is one of the few destinations currently on the UK government’s Green list. So, we check out some of the hottest hotels set to open across ...

30 April 2018
Read More

Four new hotel openings in Portugal

From city boutiques to wellness retreats and five-star luxury, we check out the hottest new hotels throughout Portugal... Longevity Health & We...

30 April 2018
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Essential Information

Currency 1 Euro = 100 cents
Population 64,560
Newspaper Região Sul, Jornal do Algarve, Público
Opening Hours Shops normally open from 9am to 1pm and 3pm to 7pm on weekdays, however many shops no longer close for lunch.
Emergency Number 112
Electricity 230 V, , 50 Hz, , Plug types C and F
Tourist Information Faro Tourist Office Rua da Misericórdia 8 -12, Faro +351 289 803 604 turismo.faro@rtalgarve.pt



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