Faro private tailor made tours, excursions and guided tours of Faro are available from City Airport Taxis.
Faro tours page
Faro Airport Transfer Service
Faro is located in Faro Municipality in the southern Portugal and it is capital of Algarve and home of Faro airport.The foundations of Faro started in Roman times when the town was called Ossonoba. In the middle of the 13th century Faro has become a part of Portuguese territory completing the christian reconquest of Portugal. The city is full history, shops, restaurants, cafes, theaters and great beaches.The central area is quite compact so everything is within walking distance. Faro is also known as a beach party town.
If you need a taxi from Faro airport, get in touch with City Airport Taxis.
The train station is well located in the city centre, close to the bus station, just to the north of the Marina. There are two Alfa Pendular services - a high-speed train to and from Lisbon. There are also three slower survives to Lisbon. Buses 14 and 16 go around the city and the airport of Faro. Tickets can be bought from the driver. Walking in the center is very enjoyable and if you a little lazy you can always take a cab. The Faro port marina is based closed to Faro old town. Just behind the port theres you can catch ferries to more beaches near Faro. Boat cruises are best for seeing Faros attraction. Local trains in the Algarve are operated by modern trains.
Faro airport or Aeroporto de Faro in Spanish is located 4 km of Faro. The airport gets very busy during summer between March and october. Faro airport can handle around six million passengers a year. Since 1966 Faro had two major developments. The new development plan 2009/2013 has already began. There are more than ten rental firms services in the airport. You can also take a cab which takes you to Faro.