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.

 

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Walking in Sete Cidades, Azores

Sete Cidades offers several certified, easy and medium difficulty trails. They all take advantage of the best that Sete Cidades have: breathtaking landscapes, privileged views of the Atlantic Ocean, viewpoints that fill our eyes with thousands of green tones and two lagoons, unique in their colors. One of the proposed trails, about 13km, is of medium difficulty and bypasses the …

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Sanctuary in Faial island

The boiler is about 400m deep and 2 km in diameter and inside we can find endemic flora of the Azores. Although not allowed to descend to the bottom of the crater, the visitor has a spectacular trail that surrounds the entire area of the caldera. Click here to see the trail.  

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