Discover Car Hire in Faro
Faro is the capital of the southern Algarve region in Portugal and built in the 13th century. Rich in history, there are so many things to see and do in this charming city from historical monuments to beautiful untouched beaches and delicious local cuisines. There's something for everyone!
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Surrounding Faro are an array of islands including: Ria Formosa, Culatra Island, Barreta Island and Tavira Island to name a few. These beautiful islands are only a short rental car drive away from Faro and are just what you need to cool off on a hot Summers day. If water parks are more your style, take a short drive (approximately 20 minutes) to the AquaShow Park where they have water slides, roller coasters and rides galore!
Once you're done cooling off at the AquaShow Park, there a number of historical sites worth your time. Start off your journey at the Faro Cathedral (Sé) which is located in the heart of Old Town (Cidade Velha) in Faro. This cathedral embodies many styles including Baroque, Gothic and Renaissance which is reflected in both the interior and exterior.
Rio Formosa is another notable site which should be at the top of your to-see list in Faro. This lagoon is made up of a long sandbar which protects the region of Algarve. You can book a boat tour once you arrive via you rental car or you can explore by foot and take in all of the wonderful sites.
To make your trip even more care-free, we have put together a driving tips page containing plenty of information about driving in Portugal. You can visit such cities as Lisbon, Portimão, Lagos and so many more, so make a booking today and get your self-drive holiday started now!
|Cities (To and From)||Distance (Approx. km)||Travel Time (Approx. hr)|
|Faro - Lisbon||278||2.45|
|Faro - Portimão||71||1|
|Faro - Lagos||90||1|