Horta’s connection to the sea and to sailors is unquestionable. There are many stories and many famous sailors and sailors who passed through here. Many are those who make Horta a port of call, shelter and rest. On the occasion of the Day of the Seafarer on June 25 everybody is invited to visit the exhibition Gloomy Sea – Mar Tenebroso in the museum of Horta.

The exhibition is about theMargullar project, on the Azores Cultural Sea, safeguarding of underwater cultural heritage of the Azores. The seabed of the Azores has a beauty and diversity of natural scenery with great potential for diving. In addition, there are about a thousand shipwrecks in the waters of the Azores.

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Gloomy seas exhibition Horta Faial
Day of the seafarer Horta Faial