Ilha da Cultura beach - Faro

Ilha da Cultura beach - Faro

Ilha da Cultura is a small sandy island just off Faro. It is only accessible by ferry via the Ria Formaso. This is the western end of the island, Farol (after the lighthouse) and this is where the ferry stops.

Unlike neighbouring Ilha Deserta there are a few residents on the Ilha da Cultura.


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