Photos - Faial
  • Not far from Santana, to the north of the island, Faial owes its name to the beech forests that covered the area in the past. Much visited for its small fort (where old English cannons can be seen on the espalande), it offers a lovely panorama of the surrounding landscapes. Below the city, at the point known as Foz da Ribeira do Faial, you will find amazing basalt columns formed by lava streams....

    Not far from Santana, to the north of the island, Faial owes its name to the beech forests that covered the area in the past. Much visited for its small fort (where old English cannons can be seen on the espalande), it offers a lovely panorama of the surrounding landscapes. Below the city, at the point known as Foz da Ribeira do Faial, you will find amazing basalt columns formed by lava streams....

  • Having been brought here by the English, these canons were used to defend the island against potential invasions.

    Having been brought here by the English, these canons were used to defend the island against potential invasions.

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