The lookout point of Monte Carneiro above Horta is probably the most neglected viewpoint of Faial. Situated at 287 meters above the Port of Horta it gives you the best view over Horta, the canal and over to Pico. During the Second World war an air defense battery protecting the harbor has been installed below the top.

How to get to Monte Carneiro

Monte Carneiro is a short drive up the hill from Horta, alternatively you can also take a walk up the narrow streets.

What to do on Monte Carneiro

Just enjoy the views, Hort, Pico, Feteira, Flamengos valley São Jorge, Graciosa, all 10 minutes from the city centre.