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4.2/5.0 (70 reviews)
CIAL Centro de Linguas, Faro

The school is located in the heart of Faro, close to the waterfront and shopping district, near the town market. There is a garden and terrace where students can relax during breaks or after class. More

Quality of teaching:4.5/5.0
Social activity and excursion program:3.5/5.0
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Faro: Faro is the capital of the district of Algarve and has about 40.000 inhabitants. The city grew in importance after deciding in 1577 that the bishop´s seat should be located in Faro. Faro is also the home of the Rio Formosa lagoon, a nature reserve hundreds of different birds who make a stopover during the spring and autumn migratory periods. The main sights of historical interest are within the charming old town centre.

Key Facts about Faro

Population: 42,000

Time zone: +10h. (GMT +0)

Region: Faro, Faro

Currency: EUR (1 EUR = 1.1391 USD)

Faro quality of life rating:

4.2/5.0 (70 reviews by our former students)

Visa: Nationals from USA do not require a visa to study short term courses up to 90 days. Check visa requirements for nationals from other countries.

Cost of Living:

  • Big Mac price (Portugal average):2.80 € (37% cheaper than in USA)

    Mains electricity:

    • Plug Type C
    • Plug Type F
    • Residential voltage: 230 V
    • Frequency: 50 Hz

    Arrival Airport

    Faro (FAO) - 3 km. from Faro city center

    Public transportation to city center:

    Every 60 minutes, 3,00 €, 15 minutes.

    Main stops: Faro Aeroporto, Pontes de Marchil, Faro

    Taxi: 12 €, 6 minutes drive to city center of Faro

    Direct international flights from:
    • United Kingdom: Belfast City, Belfast International, Birmingham, Bournemouth, Bristol, Cardiff, Derry, East Midlands, Edinburgh, Exeter, Glasgow International, Glasgow Prestwick, Leeds Bradford, Liverpool, London Gatwick, London Heathrow, London Luton, London Southend, Manchester, Newcastle, Southampton
    • Ireland: Cork, Dublin, Kerry, Knock, Shannon

    Weather in Faro

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    59 °F59 °F59 °F60.8 °F62.6 °F64.4 °F66.2 °F68 °F68 °F66.2 °F62.6 °F60.8 °F

    Events in FaroBest time to take a language course in Faro


    Portugal Day Celebrations
    Portugal Day Celebrations

    10 Jun. 2019The Día de Portugal is celebrated on the anniversary of the death of the famed Portuguese writer, Luis de Camoes. While official ceremonies with military parades take place in a different city each year, the day is commemorated throughout the country and also by emigrants abroad.


    Motorcycle Rally
    Motorcycle Rally

    Jul. 2019Every year, Faro hosts a massive biker rally put on by the Moto Clube de Faro. The event is so widely known that Faro has been referred to as Europe's Biker Mecca, it boasts all the classic biker paraphernalia, live shows, tattoo artists, camping and plenty of food and drink.

    Ria Formosa Festival
    Ria Formosa Festival

    Jul. 2019Festival celebrating the gastronomy of the Ria Formosa region with a special emphasis on seafood and local beers. Sample some or all of the many and varied local dishes -- all delicious and all very reasonably priced.

    What to do in Faro

    Faro Municipal Museum
    Faro Municipal Museum
    Deserta Island
    Deserta Island
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