Festa da Ria Formosa

A seafood lover's festival heaven

Festa da Ria Formosa
Seafood lovers should visit Faro during this 11 day festival when fishermen set up stalls selling all manner of treats from the sea, with recipes prepared according to regional tradition. Each summer São Francisco's park, located near Faro's historical old town, becomes the setting for the foodie showcase, which has been going since 1993 and is organised by the local fishermen's association and the Town Hall. Live music and dancing add to the celebratory atmosphere.

Getting here by train

Faro train station is just a 10 minute walk away from the old town where the Festa da Ria Formosa takes place, making it ideal for rail travellers to enjoy a pit stop on their travels. Faro airport is also very conveniently located for the city centre, so making it accessible to all.

Location map

Map showing the location of Festa da Ria Formosa


Visitor information table

CityFaro
CountryPortugal
AddressLargo da Sé, 8000-138
Telephone+35 61289 802 886
Dates July to August
Websitehttps://www.visitalgarve.pt/en/8486/ria-formosa-festivities.aspx#prettyPhoto

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