Festa da Ria Formosa

A seafood lover's festival heaven

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.

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Map showing the location of Festa da Ria Formosa

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Festa da Ria Formosa

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.

Festa da Ria Formosa Nearest Train Stations

Faro 0.8 km

Visitor information table

AddressSan Francisco Park, 8000 Faro
Telephone+35 61289 802 886
Dates July to August
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