Holidays to Faro

Nestled on the southern coast of Portugal , Faro is the heart of the country's Algarve region, where crisp blue waters and international cuisine is known to rival those of the French Riviera or Italy's Amalfi coast. There are charming walkways, a walled historic town and pristine islands. But it's …

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How to get to Faro

Here's what you need to know about getting to Faro. You can see the cheapest month to fly and a snapshot of flight prices for the following month. Also, don't forget to factor in your travelling time - the typical flight from London Heathrow to Faro takes 4 hours, 35 minutes.

When to go to Faro

Typical Holiday Price

£505 per person

The average price of hotels and apartments in Faro varies according to the time of year. To help you plan when to go, we've looked at the hotels available on our site, then worked out the average price per night for the quietest and the busiest months.

Cheapest Month to Visit


Based on a typical 1 week holiday - adding together the cost of flights and accommodation - March is the cheapest month to go to Faro.

Things to see and do in Faro

Sergio Q | Trip by SkyscannerPraia de Faro
Praia de Faro
montuno | FlickrIlha da Barreta
Ilha da Barreta
Following Hadrian | FlickrRoman Villa of Milreu
Roman Villa of Milreu
Jocelyn777 | FlickrFaro Old Town
Faro Old Town
zone41 | FlickrMercado Municipal de Faro
Mercado Municipal de Faro
sky_hlv | FlickrJardim Manuel Bívar
Jardim Manuel Bívar

Reviews of Faro

Errol Graham
Errol Graham

We loved it fantastic for family and couples sandy beaches are just beautiful

Dave Turner
Dave Turner

Few days for a break in February with friends, fish restaurants fantastic, lovely countryside and sunshine

Kevin Picholo
Kevin PicholoFoster City

Faro was not on my plan to travel but I was stuck here one night because there weren't any buses from here to Seville, Spain until the next morning. I am glad I got to enjoy a small town Portgual for 1 night and bought port wine from here.

Dave Whelan
Dave WhelanAlbufeira

Capital of the Algarve, Faro offers an historic centre of bygone earas. Faro is also a shoppers haven, with modern designer shops.

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