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Faro: Interactive city discovery adventure

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Tours Activities Good for groups

Explore the history and hidden gems of Faro on a self-guided walking tour. Solve cryptic riddles to unlock directions & local recommendations.

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Highlights

  • Take a stroll through Faro's magnificent cobbled streets and discover fun facts
  • Be amazed by the famous Igreja do Carmo church known for its macabre chapel
  • Enjoy the city like a local
  • Find a lovely rooftop bar that serves the best cocktails in Faro
  • Explore the city at your own pace with a web app that can be paused and resumed

Description

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.

Includes

A city discovery self-guided tour with stories, directions and riddles The tour is played through a web browser on your own smartphone A weblink to the tour is sent directly after booking (email from Secret City Trails) Multiple languages available: English and Portuguese Receive recommendations on favorite places (food-drink-culture) by the local trail creator

Important Information

  • This is a self-guided city discovery experience
  • You can play in a team of 1-5 people
  • Right after booking, you receive the play link to the City Trail (sent by email by local supplier)
  • No app download is needed
  • This trail is available in English and Portuguese
  • The link is valid for 90 days
  • Discover the city at your own pace, take as many breaks as you like
  • You need internet connection and a little data. You'll play on your browser

Easy cancellation

Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund
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