The city of Horta, a Portuguese city located on the island of Faial, which is part of the triangle islands, is known as the Sea-City, with a unique view of the neighboring islands of Pico and São Jorge, with centuries of history linked to navigation.
The Horta walking tour is a 2 hour tour where you can see several landmarks of this historic city. Horta was a frivolous port city, especially during the 19th century and the first half of the 20th century. The natural bay provided good shelter for any type of boat. Nowadays, Horta’s marina is a stopping point for yachts crossing the Atlantic. During the pedestrian walk, our guides share the story of the main historical events, from the first settlers who arrived in the 15th century. During this tour, it is possible to see the great walls of the Fort of Santa Cruz, the Church, the city gardens, among other tourist attractions.