Self-guided Discovery Walk Faro’s statues, ships and sanctuaries

Validity: Flexible
Do this because
  • Experience the authentic charm of Faro on this playful self-guided walk
  • Solve riddles and enjoy meaningful moments of discovery on an exciting adventure
  • Learn about the city's history and see popular sights from a different angle
  • Receive recommendations for activities and/or bars or restaurants from the local creator
What to expect

Do you like curious city trivia? Explore, learn and have fun on this short self-guided walk in Faro. Discover which geological feature protected the city from the 1755 earthquake, learn about a surprising annual parade, and spot sculptures (partially) submerged in the sea. Along the way, solve fun location-based riddles to unlock new directions, recommendations and more local stories!

Created by Secret City Trails co-founders, Kristina & Wendy, this playful walk across Faro sharpens your senses and encourages you to appreciate the most wonderful – and often hidden – details around you. Whether you know Faro or just start exploring here, this experience gives you a perspective on the discovery that will inspire your curiosity wherever you go next.

This discovery walk is an educational and fun activity for friends, couples, families with kids, curious locals, and team buildings. Enjoy being together while exploring the city, be creative and use your imagination to find its secrets!

Local wonders you'll discover on this walk include:

  • The famous Igreja do Carmo known for its chapel made of the bones and skulls of monks
  • The magnificent cobbled streets
  • Mysterious statues (sometimes underwater!)
  • A hidden city entrance (through the old wall)
  • A lovely rooftop bar with the best cocktails

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$ 18