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Gardens in Horta

Reserva Florestal de Recreio de Falca

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Flamengos
9900, Horta

Horta

Located about 400 meters of altitude, this forest reserve covers about 14 hectares, along which we found a diversity of endemic plants. Here you can have a picnic or simply strolling through the shade of the trees, in full contact with nature.

Reserva Florestal de Recreio de Cabouco Velho

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ER 2-2
9900-501, Horta

Horta

Located about 350 meters of altitude, in the parish of Salão, this park with about five acres abuts on the South side, with the rural path that leads to the boiler. It is densely wooded, with different tree species, taking as a haven of great beauty and tranquility.

Miradouro do Farol da Ribeirinha

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Ribeirinha
9900-491, Horta

Horta

This viewpoint offers fantastic views of the green hills around, having the Ocean as a backdrop.

Jardim da Praça da República

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Praça da República
9900-099, Horta

Horta

Situated in the "heart" of the city of Horta, the Praça da República garden is a small landscaped space where stands out the traditional Bandstand. Leafy trees around the garden, making it the ideal space to relax after a walk by the marginal zone or picturesque lanes of the city.

Miradouro da Ribeira Funda

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Ribeira Funda (ER 1-1)
9900-347, Horta

Horta

Perfectly integrated in the landscape, this viewpoint allows you to get an overview over singular ribeira which gives it name. The Ribeira Funda is a terrace of drop-off, painted green, which extends to the sea. The viewpoint allows you to contemplate this landscape of rare beauty, while resting or preparing a barbecue in your roasting pan.

Miradouro de Nossa Senhora da Conceição

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ER 1-1
9900, Horta

Horta

Belvedere located just outside the city of Horta, who are dealt by both sides of the main road, in a vision completely antagonistic. On one side one can observe the Praia do Almoxarife and the countryside landscape clipping. On the other hand, the city of Horta in all its splendor, with marina and the Monte da Guia as background.

Miradouro de Cabeço Gordo

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Cabeço Gordo
9900, Horta

Horta

The Cabeço Gordo is the highest point on the island of Faial, with an elevation of 1043 feet. Natural viewpoint par excellence, in day of clear skies can enjoy the crater of the Caldeira, the Flemings and the bays of the city of Horta.

Miradouro para a Caldeira do Faial

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Caldeira
9900-089, Horta

Horta

It's breathtaking that this viewpoint scene has to offer, since weather conditions so permit. The boiler, refuge of the laurissilva forest and, nowadays, a nature reserve, presents itself with a crater of 2000 meters in diameter and 400 feet deep. A feast for the eyes that has to be appreciated from above because the descent, in addition to dangerous, is prohibited.

Reserva Florestal de Recreio do Capelo

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Capelo
9900-302, Horta

Horta

Located about a hundred meters of altitude, outside the parish of Capelo, this park, with 96 hectares, is densely wooded and with a considerable diversity of endemic plants. In addition to allowing barbecues and picnics, can be used for several physical maintenance activities.

Miradouro da Ribeira das Cabras

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Ribeira das Cabras
9900-471, Horta

Horta

Space overlooking the Fajã da Ribeira das Cabras, presenting a unique panoramic about the same: the white houses and the area of cultivation, "gassed" between the jagged coast and the steep cliffs. A single frame that is worth appreciating.

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