Cheap tickets to Faro (FAO)

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Last minute flights to Faro

Departure Wed, 13 Dec Return Sun, 17 Dec
DUB Dublin
FAO Faro
return from 39€
Departure Mon, 20 Nov Return Thu, 30 Nov
ORK Cork
FAO Faro
return from 294€
Departure Sat, 09 Dec Return Sat, 16 Dec
STN London
FAO Faro
return from 33€
Departure Sun, 19 Nov Return Sun, 26 Nov
SNN Shannon
FAO Faro
return from 577€
Popular flight routes to Faro
Dublin - Faro
return from 46€
Cork - Faro
return from 1,262€
London - Faro
return from 35€
Belfast - Faro
return from 365€
Knock - Faro
return from 1,360€
Paris - Faro
return from 125€

Faro holidays

Faro sights and attractions

Visiting the city of Faro is the perfect introduction to all that Portugal's southernmost Algarve region has to offer. This area of outstanding natural beauty boasts pretty, sun-soaked beaches, a sparkling coastline and an array of exhilarating attractions and activities. The climate remains mild year round, so you'll find whatever time of year you visit, the sun is usually shining. Whether your interests lie in discovering breathtaking scenery and historic villages, tasting local wine in a vineyard, hiking along nature trails or plunging into a variety of water sports, it's all on your doorstep if you stay in Faro.

What to do in Faro

Whether you choose to pass through Faro or stay for a few days, there is plenty to see and do. Within the cobblestone streets of the old town you can explore a multitude of historic sights and attractions, savor a sunset aperitif on the waterfront or enjoy the diverse nightlife. It is also an ideal jumping-off point for the Algarve's premier selection of fine sandy beaches and the Ria Formosa national park, where salt water lagoons and migrating birds abound.

During your stay in Faro, be sure to:

  • Wander through the cobbled streets of Faro's picturesque old town, the Cidade Velha
  • Work on your tan at the many sun-kissed beaches of the Algarve
  • Sail through the lagoons from Faro to Ilha Deserta and go bird watching
  • Sample local dishes showcasing freshly caught seafood
  • Visit the Sé, Faro's cathedral with elaborate Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque details
  • Admire Roman antiquities and mosaics at the Archaeological Museum
  • Dance the night away in the city's hopping late night bars and clubs
  • Learn about Faro's seafaring heritage at the Maritime Museum
  • Savor rustic and comforting traditional Portuguese food
  • Treat yourself to delicious Pastel-de-natas (Portuguese custard tarts) for breakfast

Airports in Faro

Passengers flying to Faro will land at Faro Airport. It is the main international gateway to this region of Portugal and the only airport that handles flights to the Algarve region.

  • Faro Airport

    Top Carriers

    A number of airlines offer cheap flights to Faro including: TAP Portugal, Ryanair and easyJet.


    Faro Airport is situated approximately 2.5 miles to the west of the city centre of Faro.


    Passengers wishing to rent a car will find there are a number of car rental agencies operating from Faro Airport. There are also several bus services that connect the airport to the city centre and main railway station. Taxis can be picked up on arrival at the airport.

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