Vilamoura old town

vilamoura old town

Why visit Vilamoura?

The region surrounding Vilamoura is culturally rich and can be discovered with day trips to the historic city of Faro or the market town of Loule. Vilamoura is a wonderful destination and this guide will explain why you should take your holiday in this amazing area of Portugal.

When does Vilamoura close for the winter?

Tourist facilities in Vilamoura close-down for the winter at the end of October and fully reopen for Easter. There is a large permanent population in Vilamoura, and this means most restaurants within the marina complex stay open year-round, but during the off-season the town will feel very quiet.

What is the old village in Faro like?

Built in the classical Portuguese style, the Old Village is actually a purpose-built resort of high quality apartments and townhouses situated in Vilamoura, one of the Algarves most prestigious holiday destinations only 25 minutes from Faro airport.

Will Vilamoura sell out in 2021?

As Vilamoura is expecting a sell-out 2021, we strongly advise you to get your flights and accommodation as soon possible before they increase and sell out. Use the map below to discover the best accommodation in Vilamoura, if you adjust the dates to your holiday it will display current prices and availability.

What are the best day trips from Vilamoura?

These day trips could include the rich history of Faro, the magnificent castle of Silves and the stunning Carvoeiro coastline, all only a short journey from Vilamoura. This article will detail the best day trips from Vilamoura, which can be reached via public transport, and ideas for longer day trips if you have a rental car.

Is Vilamoura the right Algarve resort for You?

Then Vilamoura in Portugal’s southernmost Algarve region could be the right place for you. Founded in 1966, the resort town of Vilamoura features Portugal’s largest marina with 845 berths, as well as two gorgeous beaches.

Is Vilamoura where I Belong?

A few years ago the resort’s managing company and owners launched a promotional campaign with the slogan: “I wasn’t born here, but it’s where I belong”. This one sentence really sums up how residents feel about this area. Here is a whole website of reasons to visit Vilamoura at least once and maybe (like us) never leave.

How to get from Faro Airport to Vilamoura?

• There is only a short transfer from Faro airport to Vilamoura. There are many interesting day trips from Vilamoura including the towns of Loule, Quarteira, Faro and Albufeira. All these towns are connected to Vilamoura by inexpensive bus services and can be easily visited independently.

There is a large permanent population in Vilamoura, and this means most restaurants within the marina complex stay open year-round, but during the off-season the town will feel very quiet. The one exception to this is Christmas and New Year, when there is a lively atmosphere. Related articles: When to visit Vilamoura?

What to do around the Vilamoura marina?

What to do in the old town of Faro?

Faro Old Town (Cidade Velha) is compact, enclosed by the old Town walls, and located within easy walking distance of the harbour and bus and train stations. Parts of the Old Town date back to Roman times and the best way to visit is to enter via the beautiful Arco da Vila Town Gate, above which you can see storks nesting.

What makes Faro a great holiday destination?

The charming city of Faro is a destination in its own right – with a pretty old town, medieval walls, a sun-soaked marina and a jumble of cobbled streets lined with historical buildings.

Does Faro have a town beach?

While Faro doesn’t really have its own ‘in-town beach’, several of the Algarve’s most beautiful shorelines are within easy reach by car or boat. Many of Faro’s best beaches are on the lagoon’s outer islands and are accessible by a short ferry trip.

What is the cancellation policy for Old Town Faro tours?

If you book with Tripadvisor, you can cancel up to 24 hours before your tour starts for a full refund. See all 7 Old Town Faro tours on Tripadvisor Whats the best way to see Old Town Faro?

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