Places to Visit

Algar do Carvão – subterranean caves with about 100 meters of profundity, plenty of colourful stalagmites and stalactites.

Angra do Heroísmo – a Unesco world heritage site, with wonderful 17th and 18th century architecture that offers a real insight into its noble history.

Angra Museum – located in the former S. Francisco Convent.

Monte Brasil – forest reserve, offers a splendid view over Angra do Heroísmo city, its bay and yacht-harbour.

Serra do Cume – offers a double panoramic view over Praia da Vitória city and bay, Lajes and over the interior of the island.

Serra de Santa Bárbara – the highest point of the island, where you can see other islands.

Viewing Point of Facho – overlooking Praia da Vitória city, its bay and the ocean.

Biscoitos village – where you can visit the wine museum and the volcanic pools.