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

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

Free cancellation
Language: English , Portuguese
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: from 45 minutes to 1 hour
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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What's included
  • check Map
  • check Digital guidebook
  • check Small group experience

Largo de São sebastião 3, 8000-363 Faro, Portugal

Meeting point:
Start your Discovery Game in front of the church on Largo de São Sebastião.
What to remember
  • You'll need an internet connection and a little data. You'll play on your browser. No app download is needed
  • Right after booking, you will receive the play link to the City Trail (sent by email from Secret City Trails)
  • The link is valid for 90 days, starting on the date you booked the activity for
  • Take as many breaks as you like, and pause the game. Once started, you have 15 days to finish
  • This is a self-guided city discovery experience. No guide will be waiting for you
  • End your game at Praça Dom Marcelino Franco
  • The game is available in English and Portuguese
  • You can play in a team of 1–5 people
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Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to before the experience begins.

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