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“old town”(7 reviews)
“seaward”(2 reviews)
“plaques”(2 reviews)
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Largo de Sao Francisco, Faro 8000-142, Portugal
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Reviewed October 8, 2018 via mobile

These walls are a part of the old wall around the town. We observed them near the parking area as we entered the old city so there is no special trip to observe and appreciate them. This was the first of many that we saw...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank funerals
Reviewed August 30, 2018

My daughter and I walked in a circle around the Faro Walls. This turned out to be an interesting walk. We always like relaxed areas, so for us, the most enjoyable part of Faro Walls was at Parque Biossaudavel with the green grass, trees, seating...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 15, 2018

During our free walking tour,our guide shared with us the big blu and white tiled posters of the history of Faro.His explanation was heartfelt and passionate.He took the time to explain what all the symbols meant it each one.it was a wonderful,educational tour.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank nmdg o
Reviewed May 7, 2018 via mobile

The historic city of Faro was protected from invasions by these walls. Hundreds of years old and impressive to see. There are murals along the walls depicting some of the battles

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank albeback1
Reviewed March 6, 2018 via mobile

Magnificent historic walls of the old castle that are well maintained and also offer great views of the Ria Formosa National Park. Lots of information available at various points. Lovely atmospheric old streets to walk along. Wear sensible footwear though because of the cobbled roads.

Date of experience: March 2018
2  Thank MrMrsHappyR
Reviewed February 18, 2018 via mobile

As we always park close to the Faro wall, it has become our landmark. But, it is so much more. We love walking around, reading the different plaques, walking through the arches and taking in all it has to offer. Let me also say, since...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Kriegergirl13
Reviewed February 15, 2018

A lovely stroll around the Walls and through the gates into the Old Town and into the little squares were you can enjoy a quiet drink

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Mpc94
Reviewed February 14, 2018

The walls, like so many town walls, speak of a bygone age of terrifying insecurity, of dangerous pirates and enemy raids, etc. Parts of the walls contain residences and restaurants that look fascinating. We only had half an hour to kill before we took a...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank Berni_Barbablanca
Reviewed November 23, 2017 via mobile

The walls are quite intact and impressive in themselves, but more something to walk past and observe than an attraction in themselves.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Tom_Blancmange
Reviewed October 11, 2017

Although much of the walls have now vanished there are still sufficient left to be impressive. Circling parts of the old town theyare a must see. The areas of grass and gardens around them are kept clean and tidy which is an added advantage. Worth...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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