The principal city in Algarve, Faro offers visitors the perfect combination of modern amenities and natural beauty. Faro's old town is a labyrinth of cobblestone streets and squares that surround the cathedral of the city. Here you'll find numerous bars and restaurants tucked away in between tidy houses and artisans' workshops. Faro’s star attraction, however, is the Rio Formosa Nature Park, this beautiful natural park contains various islets and large sandbars with their fabulous beaches. It is as well a popular place for birdwatching, hiking, and kayaking.