The parish of Ribeirinha has been hardest hit by the earthquake of 1998, still nowadays you can see the silent witnesses of its destructive...
The parish of Salão on the north coast of Faial is one of the places in Europe having the cleanest air, definitely an argument...
Some of the first settlements of Faial were actually in Cedros, surprisingly as Cedros does not have an easy direct access to the sea....
Praia do Norte
The parish of Praia do Norte is, as its name indicates, located on the northern side of Faial. The village itself is high above...
The parish of Capelo has 500 inhabitants and covers most of the Capelo volcanic complex with the volcano of Capelinhos. Large parts of the...
Most of the visitors arriving on Faial will arrive in Castelo Branco at the airport of Faial. Beyond the airport, the parish of Castelo...
The parish of Feteira is situated to the west of Horta and has 1800 inhabitants. Due to the location on the south coast, Feteira...
The city of Horta consists of three parishes, Angústias, Matriz and Conceição and has about 7000 inhabitants. Horta is the economic and cultural centre...
City walk in Horta
The city of Horta is one of the things that truly makes a difference between Faial and the other islands of the Azores. All...
Did you know that there exist 76 endemic plant species in the Azores. The botanical garden of Faial just outside of the city hosts...
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