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About CIAL Faro School

Conveniently located in Faro’s town centre in Algarve, CIAL Faro is within walking distance of a wide range of local shops, museums, bars, cafes, restaurants, and other leisure facilities. The offers a lively and friendly atmosphere, and has a diversified nationality mix, meaning students will have as many opportunities as possible to exchange in Portuguese with other students. CIAL Faro.

CIAL Faro is close to the beach and there are many cultural and sport activities that students can participate in, such as water sports and beach sports. Additionally, the school’s staff can assist students with planning excursions to other places in Portugal.

✅ Ideal location in the centre of the city

✅ Technology inside and outside the classroom

✅ EAQUALS, IALC and Instituto Camões – Accredited Centre

✅ Located 20 minutes from Faro Airport

✅ All levels from Beginners to Advanced

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School Facilities

✅ Typical traditional building

✅ 6 fully equipped classrooms

✅ Central heating and AC

Free Wi-Fi

✅ Sunny terrace


Portuguese Courses at CIAL Faro – Choose Your Programme

To book a Portuguese course at CIAL Faro school just click ‘Book now’ below. Check the start dates, select the number of weeks, select an accommodation option and airport transfer, and then check the price before you book. Get your free quote now!

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Weekly Activities in Faro

✅ Guided walks to the Old Town

✅ Dinners in typical Portuguese restaurants

✅ Cinema sessions at the school

✅ Show cooking and wine tasting sessions

✅ Excursions to nearby location such as Albufeira and Portimão


Accommodation in Faro

Faro is a small city, so it is common for students to walk to the school. Best option to stay close to CIAL Faro is to choose the Student House which is just across the street from the School.

Host Family: breakfast only

✔️ Private bedroom

✔️ Shared bathroom and common spaces

✔️ Breakfast

✔️ Wi-Fi

✔️ Towels and bed linen

✔️ Located 10 to 20 minutes walking distance

✔️ Minimum age – 18

Student House: self-catering

✔️ Private bedroom

✔️ Shared bathroom and common spaces

✔️ Self-catering and access to fully-equipped kitchen

✔️ Wi-Fi

✔️ Bed linens and towels

✔️ Located across the street from the school

✔️ Minimum age – 18

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Map for CIAL Faro


CIAL Faro Reviews

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Would you go back?
Social Programme
October, 2023
Good choice though only had a week. I enjoyed the student house accomodation, nice and convenient. V good to have alternative to homestay or hotel
September, 2019
I very much enjoyed the course. I stayed in the apartment and was very nice. I had a more than wonderful experience in Faro. I hope to return for more classes very soon!
March, 2019
The lessons were interesting, informative and well structured. I feel that I made good progress in a short period of time.
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