Faro, capital city of the Algarve, is located in southern Portugal and the Mediterranean. Offering some 200km of dramatic golden coastline, protected natural parkland, a whole host of historical, archaeological and architectural
gems and some of the best recreational facilities available in Western Europe.
There are many things to do in Faro, from taking a trip out into the Ria Formosa, the protected natural park that is one of Portugal’s seven official natural wonders, simply relaxing on the marina and drinking in the sights and sounds of this entrancing city.
You can find more information at faroportugal.org
The Tall Ships Races 2012, Presented by Szczecin and organised by Sail Training International is taking place in the following host ports:
St Malo - Thursday 5 to Sunday 8 July (race start Monday 9 July)
Lisbon - Thursday 19 to Sunday 22 July
Cadiz - Thursday 26 to Sunday 29 July
A Coruña - Friday 10 to Monday 13 August
Dublin - Thursday 23 to Sunday 26 August
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