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You can see most of Horta from here!

Just a short drive up the hill from Horta you won't miss seeing this viewpoint. A large monument... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
CruisersRus
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Mount Albert
View point overlooking Horta

Great view point of Horta and the harbour. With excellent view of Pico island. If front of the... read more

Reviewed 24 August 2018
Maura J
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Watford, United Kingdom
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“You can see most of Horta from here!”
23 Aug 2018
“View point overlooking Horta”
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Variante a Estrada Regional N0 1-1a, Horta, Faial Island 9900-174, Portugal
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Just a short drive up the hill from Horta you won't miss seeing this viewpoint. A large monument with a cross on top marks the spot. From here you can see Hortas's ferry terminal, the Municipal Park, the marina, the main strip, hotels, Monte Guia...More

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Reviewed 24 August 2018

Great view point of Horta and the harbour. With excellent view of Pico island. If front of the statue of Our Lady people leave candles.

Thank Maura J
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

Most people seemed to drive here or be on a coach trip but we walked from Horta. You can follow the road or thete is a track further in land (out the back of Horta) but it is a steep striaht climb and brings you...More

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Reviewed 14 December 2017

one of the best views over the large bay, especially at night with all the scintillating town lights, its mesmerising views never stop fascinating me

Thank drchrysc
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

And our guide said the locals sometimes would come for worship. The way leading here from the hillside was first zipzag then smooth with beautiful views on both sides.

Thank annamarie Y
Reviewed 17 October 2017

just a short drive from Horta, this miradoura gives a lovely view, especially if the weather is cooperating with sun ! It was nice to see the contrast of the city and the surrounding greenery.

Thank JKD
Reviewed 24 September 2016

This is a great viewpoint to see Horta, Faial and out to Pico, even Sao Jorge beyond on a good day (I think we could just make out the smaller islands in the distance one day). It's obviously a popular spot for locals and tourists...More

Thank snowman40
Reviewed 21 September 2016

Weather plays the main role in the Azores, no exception in Faial and of course at Miradouro Nossa Senhora da Conceicao. Very good place for a stop when going or returning from a "possible" Caldeira visit. Nice also to use it as a pic-nic site.

Thank José F
Reviewed 10 July 2016

We were on our way to the Caldeira and stopped at this miradouro - well worth the stop - you get great views of Horta Marina and the town! And a beautiful statue of Our Lady of Conception.

Thank charmjunio
Reviewed 8 July 2016

We initially struggled to find this viewpoint which is located on the main road north of Horta, towards Praia do Almoxarife. However, once found there is no missing it due to the size of the cross. There are a few simple benches at this spot...More

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