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Top Tips on How to Get Around Faro with Ease

By on Jul 05, 2013

Top Tips on How to Get Around Faro with Ease
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If you want to enjoy gorgeous beaches, various attractions, great accommodations and warm weather at the same time, then Faro would be the perfect holiday destination for you. Keep reading for the best tips and advice on how to get around Faro with ease.

If you want to enjoy gorgeous beaches, various attractions, great accommodations and warm weather all at the same time, then Faro would be the perfect holiday destination for you. What would be the best way to get around from Faro airport, though? And what would be the easiest and fastest ways to get around the town, in general? Keep reading for the best tips and advice on how to get around Faro with ease and enjoy your vacation to the fullest.

Faro Airport Transfers

Before you leave Faro airport, you need to find out the easiest and fastest way to get to your accommodations beforehand. Fortunately, there are a lot of choices for Faro airport transfers nowadays and the airport is only 7km away from the town center. While you have the option to take rental cars, taxis or buses to your accommodations from there, the most hassle-free and most relaxing way to start your vacation would definitely be a pre-arranged transfer - that's for sure.

If you pre-book your transfer to your accommodations from Faro airport, you can avoid long taxi or bus queues altogether. You won't have to worry about the price, either, because  you will agree on it before you even travel. Aside from that, transfer companies usually have different transfer types that can suit all of your travel needs, such as minibus transfers, private transfers, luxurious transfers or wheelchair accessible transfers.

General Transportation

In order to enjoy your holiday in Faro to the fullest, you will also need to know the best ways to get to each of the attractions in the town. If you want to visit some of the quieter, lesser known areas in the vicinity, such as the Old City or Cicade Velha; then you can simply walk and save yourself some money in the process. This area has been around since the 18th century and is full of historical and beautiful architecture that is best enjoyed on foot. You can visit a lot of Faro's renowned beaches just by walking, too.

The vast network of buses available in Faro will make moving around much easier for you, as well. It will also help you reach a lot of different sights, including historical museums, markets, parks and shops. If you want, you can also hire a car, so that you can explore the beaches and resorts nearby, as well.

Naturally, you can also travel to Faro's different attractions and sights by pre-booking transfers, such as limousine transfers for a stylish mode of transportation or a minibus that can take your family members or friends out for a fun-filled day at your beach of choice.

Either way, if you have decided to spend your vacation at Faro to relax at the beach, explore the town, and attend to some retail therapy; a bit of research and planning on how to get around can already help you enjoy your vacation to the fullest. After all, you can eliminate a lot of unwanted and unnecessary stress this way.

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