Embark on an unforgettable journey to the remarkable Caldeira do Faial, a volcanic depression that boasts a collapsed crater. As one of the most significant natural preserves in the Azores, the interior of the Caldeira offers a unique opportunity for geological exploration. With its high altitude, this captivating site allows for a comprehensive interpretation of Faial’s geological features.
The perimeter of the Caldeira encompasses the highest trail on the island, providing awe-inspiring views of one of the largest volcanic craters in the Azores. While traversing this trail, you’ll be immersed in the native flora that has adapted to thrive in the challenging conditions of this exposed and windswept environment.
On clear days, the panoramic vistas from the trail extend across the entire island and even encompass neighboring islands, offering a truly remarkable sight that is sure to leave a lasting impression.