Biblioteca Municipal de Faro

This library has vast documental assets of nearly 40000 books and 3000 audiovisual documents (cd, cd-rom, video and dvd). One can also consult newspapers, magazines, legislation and freely surf the internet.


Rua Carlos Porfírio


  • 116
  • Difficult external parking
  • Libraries
  • 1
  • Auditorium, Bar/snack-bar

    opening hours


  • monday: 14:00-19:00
  • tuesday: 10:00-19:00
  • thursday: 10:00-19:00
  • wednesday: 10:00-19:00
  • friday: 10:00-19:00
  • saturday: 14:00-19:00

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