Jun 8, 2009

Travel destination in Faro, Portugal

Faro is a city in Portugal and the capital of the Algarve. There are many excellent beaches within this city that makes it a favorite destination for visitors in the summer. It has so many historical sites that will definitely catch the attention of tourist. One notable sight is the Baroque Igreja do Carmo near the central post office on Largo do Camo. It is open from Monday to Friday at 10:00 -1:00 pm and 3:00 – 5:00 pm and 10:00 am – 1:00 pm on Saturdays. A door to the right of the altar leads to a macabre Capela dos Ossos, its walls are decorated with bones from the adjacent cemetery. Another worthwhile attraction near the city is the Ria Formosa Natural Park, and a short distance to the north is the peaceful village of Estoi, boasting a pink Roccoco palace and Roman ruins dating from the 1st century. To enjoy the beach while on holiday in Faro, one has to travel a few miles; a long sandy spit lies across a bridge near the International Airport. Aside from the places mentioned here there are still many historical attractions that is very worthwhile to visit.

To enjoy your stay there you need to find good accommodation in Faro. The first in the list is Hotel Monaco. It is the nearest hotel from Faro airport which makes it the excellent choice for visitors. Its’ restaurant Primavera is a comfortable Bar with wide screen satellite TV and an outdoors swimming pool is other amenities available for the enjoyment. A comfortable and well-equipped bedroom provides a refreshing rest. All 64 rooms are equipped with air-conditioning, cable TV, radios, telephones, safes, mini bars, and fully en-suite equipped bathrooms. You can roam around the city and when it is time to go home you can get car hire for faro airport

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