Algarve Car Hire - Car hire in Faro with Yor-Car.Com
Portugal Algarve - Faro Car Hire
The capital of the Algarve is Faro. Faro has an airport just west of the city. This airport is the main gateway, positioned in a prime tourist area, for the millions of holidaymakers who visit the beautiful southern coast resorts all the year through. Faro airport is mostly used by tourists on holiday in the Algarve , coming to enjoy the summer months or in the autumn, winter and spring by people who hibernate or play golf, but is quickly gaining influence and popularity throughout the business community of the entire southwest Iberian Peninsula . Many of them are regular customers of Yor-Car.com car rental in Faro.
Our main office for Faro car hire is at the airport of Faro . Located 4.4 miles (7km) to the west of the capital of the Algarve , Faro. The airport is split into two different areas: the Arrivals hall and the Departures hall.
Cheap car hire in Faro is the easiest and most cost-effective way of getting around this beautiful part of Europe . Yor-car.com car hire in Faro offers excellent value for the money. We offer a large range of vehicles at some very competitive prices. Faro car Rental is a specialist in offering quality vehicles including economic 5 doors, family station wagons, Cabriolets, 4x4s, Jeeps, People Movers, minibuses and comfortable Mercedes vehicles.
You can find Faro car hire at Faro Airport. Our friendly employees will be waiting for you in the arrivals hall, at our car rental desk. After collecting your baggage, pass through customs, and exit into the arrivals concourse. Turn left and continue 100 metres inside the building along the concourse, passing the Police Post and the Meeting Point on your left.
You will then see on your left a counter signed Other Car Hire - Others and look for the YOR car hire sign.
The friendly staff of Faro car hire will wait your flight to provide a fast delivery at Faro Airport parking, without queues or transport bus to outside offices. Your rental car is waiting for you at the park place of the airport. If you prefer, we may deliver your car for free at your accommodation in the Algarve, including Vilamoura, Quarteira, Albufeira, Galé, Alvor, Lagos, Praia da Luz, Praia da Rocha, Carvoeiro and more.
We have always found driving in Portugal to be a fairly enjoyable experience, the roads are not very crowded on the Algarve, it is well sign posted and by collecting your own rental car of Faro car hire, at Faro Airport you have the freedom to get out and explore this wonderful coastline.
Holidaymakers arriving at Faro airport car hire judging the Algarvian capital to be a dusty industrial town with nothing to offer could be forgiven. It looks so from the airport road, when you drive in this area, with your rental car Faro. Lots of traffic, unplanned tower blocks and light-industrial estates. But, at the centre of this chaos, there is a quiet walled city with an immense historic character. This old centre is easy to reach with your rental car of Faro.
Faro is built at the edge of a wide lagoon surrounded by wetlands and salt flats, 10 km from a vast beach splintered into sandy islands, some of which emerge and disappear with the tide.
It was an important Moorish city which was captured by Afonso III in the dying days of Arab rule in Portugal. It continued to flourish until 1596 when, under Spanish occupation, the town was sacked and burnt by the British.
In 1755 it was again destroyed by a great earthquake. But despite this, an attractive walled old town and a few historic monuments survive, warranting an incursion into the heart of the city.
The centre of Faro is very easy to reach with your hire car of Faro car rental. You can easily park the car on the São Franchisco park place, near the marina and Fire-brigade.
Places you should visit in Faro are:
Musea maritime (maritime museum). This museum housed in the harbour master´s office on the seafront, is dedicated to the industry on which Faro´s prosperity has depended for centuries – fishing. Models of numerous vessels demonstrate the evolution of the fishing boats and have been recreated with infinite care and detail. Rooms full of other equipment are also on display, including crab and cuttlefish traps and harpoons for spearing shark and tuna. Rua Comunidade Lusiada. Easy to park your hire car of Faro car hire.
Capela dos Ossos (chapel of the bones). Like it is better known counterparts in Évora, the walls of this small, ghoulish ossuary in the crypt of the igreja do Carmo are lined with human bones and the grinning skulls of long deceased monks, reminding visitors of the certainty of their death. Largo do Carmo. Easy to leave your car of Faro car hire nearby.
Sé (Cathedral). A jumbled mixture of Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque of no great architectural distinction. However, the 17th and 18th century azulejos in the side chapels on both sides of the nave are worth seeing. The darkened interior can also be deliciously cool on a hot day. Largo da Sé. Easy to park your car of Faro car hire nearby.