Faro: Self-Guided Discovery Walk

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Explore Faro in a new light on a self-guided tour. Enjoy a gentle stroll around this charming by-the-sea city as you solve clues and learn more about the fascinating Faro.


  • Explore the secrets and hidden gems of Faro
  • Solve clues on your phone that take you on an exploration of the city
  • Enjoy an interactive and self-guided game experience via a web app; play with the city
  • Discover monuments, landmarks, and little known spots
  • Find curious bars, some with terraces with superb views over the Ria Formosa


Discover Faro as never before with this original interactive game experience. Using your cell phone, your challenge will start at Largo de São Francisco. Simply open your e-mail link and your adventure will begin. Embark on a mysterious journey that takes you to the underground level of the Old Town, and perhaps, to an unexpected circus class. Discover why the storks no longer bring babies and meet a charismatic animal from the Ria Formosa which is the male that carries the young. Only by solving the 12 riddles, will you be able to access the best views of the city, and discover a selection of must-see bars and terraces in Faro. 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! Sharpen your senses and appreciate the most wonderful (and often hidden) details around you. Whether you know Faro or just start exploring here, get a perspective on the discovery that will inspire your curiosity wherever you go next.


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 local supplier) 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 from Secret City Trails/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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