Arco do Repouso

Arco do Repouso: Our most recommended tours and activities

Faro: Interactive city discovery adventure

1. Faro: Interactive city discovery adventure

Enjoy an interactive city discovery experience across Faro with a short, self-guided walk. Discover which geological feature protected the city from the 1755 earthquake. Learn about a surprising annual parade. Spot partially-submerged sculptures—all while playing a web game in your phone’s browser. Start your challenge at the lovely parish church on Largo de Sao Sebastiao. Find local wonders such as the Igreja do Carmo. Admire its Baroque facade and twin bell towers. Keep your eyes open to spot a chapel made of the bones and skulls of monks, located around the church. Curious facts: Get to know more about the city, discover the secrets of the main attractions, and learn about curious facts that you won't read elsewhere. Find monuments and hidden secrets: Our local creator created an interactive walk through the city. Cryptic indications make you wind through the cities streets, inviting you to pay attention to details which you usually won't notice. Once you've arrived at the next stop, you will have to solve a question: open your eyes and mind and use your location to find the right answer! Enjoy: While doing this discovery trail, you will get to know the city from another point of view. Even locals discover new facts while doing secret city trails! Solve fun location-based riddles to unlock new directions along the way. Gain access to recommendations and local stories as you go further into this gamified walk. This discovery tour is perfect for lovers of curious city trivia. Join this fun and educational tour with your family, friends, or partner. You can fully enjoy this experience of connecting with the city while staying in your own group.

Best of Faro - Guided Bike Tour (3h)

2. Best of Faro - Guided Bike Tour (3h)

Start your day of adventure at the meeting point in Faro. Enjoy a short meet and greet with your friendly and informative tour guides and once you have received your bike, you will hop-on and set off on your journey of discovery.  This bike tour is the best way to see as much of the city of Faro as possible in a short amount of time. The tour is specially designed to ensure you see the city's most popular and stunning attractions. During your tour you will see the key monuments and highlights of the city, like the Arco do Repouso, Arco Portas do Mar, Palácio Belmarço, Palacete - Vivenda Marília, Largo/Igreja Pé da Cruz, Igreja do Carmo, Igreja de São Pedro, Igreja da Sé, Estátua D. Afonso III, Teatro Lethes, Teatro das Figuras, Jardim D’Alagoa, Largo da Palmeira, Rua do Crime, Passeio Ribeirinho and, Doca de Faro. As you enjoy an easy level cruise through the city, your informative guides will inform you of the history of the city, stopping at particular monuments along the way and explaining their historical and social importance. 

Faro Walking Tour: Uncover the City’s Architectural Legacy

3. Faro Walking Tour: Uncover the City’s Architectural Legacy

Discover the hidden gems of Faro on this captivating walking tour. Immerse yourself in the city’s Baroque splendor at the Igreja da Ordem Terceira, where intricate carvings and gilded altars transport you to another era. Pay homage to the past in the haunting Chapel of Bones, a sobering reminder of life’s fleeting nature. Pass under the iconic Arco da Vila, your gateway into the maze of the Old Town, where cobbled streets whisper tales of Moorish rule and medieval merchants. Finally, admire the architectural evolution of the Igreja de Santa Maria, a testament to Faro’s enduring spirit through centuries of change.

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Arco do Repouso: Our most recommended tours and activities

Faro: Interactive city discovery adventure

Faro: Interactive city discovery adventure

Enjoy an interactive city discovery experience across Faro with a short, self-guided walk. Discover which geological feature protected the city from the 1755 earthquake. Learn about a surprising annual parade. Spot partially-submerged sculptures—all while playing a web game in your phone’s browser. Start your challenge at the lovely parish church on Largo de Sao Sebastiao. Find local wonders such as the Igreja do Carmo. Admire its Baroque facade and twin bell towers. Keep your eyes open to spot a chapel made of the bones and skulls of monks, located around the church. Curious facts: Get to know more about the city, discover the secrets of the main attractions, and learn about curious facts that you won't read elsewhere. Find monuments and hidden secrets: Our local creator created an interactive walk through the city. Cryptic indications make you wind through the cities streets, inviting you to pay attention to details which you usually won't notice. Once you've arrived at the next stop, you will have to solve a question: open your eyes and mind and use your location to find the right answer! Enjoy: While doing this discovery trail, you will get to know the city from another point of view. Even locals discover new facts while doing secret city trails! Solve fun location-based riddles to unlock new directions along the way. Gain access to recommendations and local stories as you go further into this gamified walk. This discovery tour is perfect for lovers of curious city trivia. Join this fun and educational tour with your family, friends, or partner. You can fully enjoy this experience of connecting with the city while staying in your own group.

Best of Faro - Guided Bike Tour (3h)

Best of Faro - Guided Bike Tour (3h)

Start your day of adventure at the meeting point in Faro. Enjoy a short meet and greet with your friendly and informative tour guides and once you have received your bike, you will hop-on and set off on your journey of discovery.  This bike tour is the best way to see as much of the city of Faro as possible in a short amount of time. The tour is specially designed to ensure you see the city's most popular and stunning attractions. During your tour you will see the key monuments and highlights of the city, like the Arco do Repouso, Arco Portas do Mar, Palácio Belmarço, Palacete - Vivenda Marília, Largo/Igreja Pé da Cruz, Igreja do Carmo, Igreja de São Pedro, Igreja da Sé, Estátua D. Afonso III, Teatro Lethes, Teatro das Figuras, Jardim D’Alagoa, Largo da Palmeira, Rua do Crime, Passeio Ribeirinho and, Doca de Faro. As you enjoy an easy level cruise through the city, your informative guides will inform you of the history of the city, stopping at particular monuments along the way and explaining their historical and social importance. 

Faro Walking Tour: Uncover the City’s Architectural Legacy

Faro Walking Tour: Uncover the City’s Architectural Legacy

Discover the hidden gems of Faro on this captivating walking tour. Immerse yourself in the city’s Baroque splendor at the Igreja da Ordem Terceira, where intricate carvings and gilded altars transport you to another era. Pay homage to the past in the haunting Chapel of Bones, a sobering reminder of life’s fleeting nature. Pass under the iconic Arco da Vila, your gateway into the maze of the Old Town, where cobbled streets whisper tales of Moorish rule and medieval merchants. Finally, admire the architectural evolution of the Igreja de Santa Maria, a testament to Faro’s enduring spirit through centuries of change.

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3.7
(7 reviews)

It was fun and a nice insight into Faro's history. You get a good overview of the city center. However, the time given was too short. It took us significantly longer. (3 hours)