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Stories and Tips Faro

A Charming but Sometimes Forgotten Town in the Algarve

Written by Praskipark on 16 Jan, 2009

For most visitors to the Algarve Faro is often a transitional place for arriving at the airport and moving on to a destination resort. However, it is a town worth seeing as it holds many delights. When I lived in the Algarve it was a…Read More


Getting there from Seville

Written by isewell on 12 Apr, 2002

We had heard all sorts of horror stories about the difficulties most travelers face when trying to get from Spain to Portugal via rail in the south. Well, it is indeed a challenge. But one any well-prepared, guidebook in hand backpacker should be…Read More


We came to the Algarve Coast, and didn't see the coast!

Written by isewell on 12 Apr, 2002

Mudflats, as far as the eye could see. We really didn't have much time in Portugal, and we thought that Faro would be a good compromise - it was on the way, we'd be able to get a quick peak at the Algarve, and…Read More


Getting to the Algarve on a budget. Buying on the internet

Written by Mr Oystercatcher on 12 May, 2001

Direct contact with Mrs Guerreiro at www.via-pg.com will enable you to get some of the best, privately owned accommodation, both apartments and villas on the Algarve at very reasonable prices. We now fly with Go from Stanstead (www.go-fly.com) as they offer scheduled services at good rates.…Read More


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