Walking - Discover Faial - Island of Nature & Culture

Enjoy the charms of the island on a walk

Walking is definitely one of the best ways to get to know a new place. Whether it’s a scheduled walk or a spontaneous stroll, there are always surprising moments and a bit of mystery. You can observe the landscape slowly and pay attention to the detail, take pictures to remember the moments, and awaken your five senses to capture the essence of the surrounding natural space. 

The island has countless roads and paths, both asphalted and not, with little or no traffic that are ideal for hiking.

You can opt for a walk in the city, a route along the coast, or, alternatively, choose to explore the higher regions of the island. The duration and distance will depend on your preference. 

We always recommend that you carry water, a snack, a waterproof jacket, and if you are going to higher regions on the island, a layer of warmer clothing. 

You can find on the map some of our suggestions of nice walking paths: