Located on the western entrance of Faro, just 5 minutes from the airport, Forum Algarve is one of the largest shopping centres in the region. With 100 shops, 20 restaurants, 5 cinema screens, an Hipermarket and a parking area for 2.300 vehicles, it is a landmark project that has rapidly become an obligatory stop for many thousands of local consumers, as well as tourists. Forum Algarve´s architectural concept was inspired by the regional lifestyle, in an open-air space that makes the best of the Algarve´s sunny days. The materials used in its conception replect Faro´s history and traditional style. The shopping centre has prestigious brands with renowed names like, Lacoste, Gant, Zara, Cortefiel, Sportzone, C&A, Nespresso, Fnac, Samsung e GMS Apple Store, as well a medical clinic and a pharmacy. The Cinemas NOS have 5 screens with the most modern sound and image technology, and the movies are all displayed in the original language. As a completion of its commercial and leisure aspects, the Shopping Centre also has 20 restaurants ready to satisfy the most demanding gastronomic needs, from international fast-food to typical Portuguese cuisine. For the comfort and convenience of tourist visitors of Forum Algarve, the service of flight information, check-in point to print the flight tickets, train and bus tickets and lockers are provided.