Faial

After crossing the 4 miles of the channel that separates the islands of the Pico and the Faial, the cozy city of Horta faces us like the living room of a mimosa island, where everything seems to us, at the same time, small and beautiful .
Of great monumental wealth, Horta, home to the only municipality of Faial island that covers an area of approximately 173 square kilometers, is undoubtedly the most joyful and colorful city of the Azores.
Its marina, which is usually filled with multicolored yachts that Horta demand on an almost obligatory scale when crossing the North Atlantic, transmits to the bay and to the city itself a very characteristic environment reflected in a healthy coexistence between yachtsmen and residents.

 

Places in Faial

Find More  

Beaches and pools


Directory

Articles

Find More  

Azores in the Forbes top 20

Cecilia Rodriguez, journalist, traveler and writer, has set tight criteria for choosing the best destinations to live. The criteria were the presence of an international school, quality of life, health system, internet connection, proximity to airports with international flights, cost of living, expat community and low crime rate. Discover the most American-friendly destinations in Europe, those with the best quality of life, …

Continue reading  

Dolphins fly in the Azores

This could be the beginning of a description of the image in this article. In this one, the photographer invites the observer to imagine where the dolphin comes from: is it a jump from the water or was it flying smoothly before a flight steeply over the Atlantic? Whatever the reader imagines, the resemblance to a seagull is evident, except …

Continue reading