faroThe southernmost part of the Algarve is the Faro District that is home to the city of Faro and the only international airport for the Algarve with flights recieved daily from the UK. With its airport The city Faro is the arrival point for most holiday makers to the Algarve.

Faro is distinctly Portuguese compared with its near by coastal resorts and is laid-back and atmospheric. Faro is close to several beaches, including the beautiful Ilha de Barreta, which provide the ideal escape from the bussle of the city.

It is also next to the Ria Formosa Lagoon, a large nature reserve with interesting flora and fauna that attracts hundreds of different species of birds.

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