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The Marina of Horta

Horta Harbour, Horta, Faial Island, Portugal
+351 292 391 693
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Interesting Artwork

Really enjoyed our jaunt to the marina to view the artwork from past visitors. Colourful displays... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
ariafugue
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Hamilton
via mobile
WELCOME TO FAIAL

Ships from all over the world leave their s"sign in" on cement squares near the harbor. It is free... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
LuvToTravel0899
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Owatonna, MN
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“bit surprised” (3 reviews)
“entire harbor” (2 reviews)
LOCATION
Horta Harbour, Horta, Faial Island, Portugal
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+351 292 391 693
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"bit surprised"
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"painted murals"
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"entire harbor"
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"boats coming"
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"different story"
in 2 reviews
"harbour wall"
in 2 reviews
"nice harbour"
in 2 reviews
"contemporary art"
in 2 reviews
"boats and yachts"
in 2 reviews
"single handedly"
in 2 reviews
"walls are covered"
in 2 reviews
"the atlantic ocean"
in 6 reviews
"whale watching"
in 12 reviews
"different countries"
in 2 reviews
"good luck"
in 3 reviews
"pico island"
in 5 reviews
"other islands"
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Really enjoyed our jaunt to the marina to view the artwork from past visitors. Colourful displays against the backdrop of the docked boats with the Pico volcano in the distance made for some lovely pictures captured.

Thank ariafugue
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Ships from all over the world leave their s"sign in" on cement squares near the harbor. It is free to see and very interesting.

Thank LuvToTravel0899
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Such a novelty and fun to walk around the harbor and see the paintings of the boats insignia's and all the places that people have sailed from.

Thank Aimee40
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The wall in the harbour is covered by hundreds of paintings made by sailors visited this very important hub of the Atlantic route. Honestly I had serious doubts if this so-called attraction even worth a visit but I proven to be wrong. Half an hour...More

1  Thank monaHungary
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Calm and relaxed harbor. Can spend hours seat there just looking the boats and the island in front. Stop here if you are stressed (if you can be stressed at Faial) to relax and make your day.

Thank Guilherme B
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The place you want to see. No matter if you are a sailor who just crossed the Atlantic (as we did) or just a wannabe-seawolf, it takes you to a journey across the winds and waves, thanks to paintings on the quays and wavebreakers. A...More

Thank avikspavik
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Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

A bit boring if not for the colourful paintings. Lots of yachts on the Atlantic route will berth in Horta to bunker. They have left some beautiful memories.

Thank Peter D
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Reviewed 12 March 2018

This marina is very busy due to its mid Atlantic position which enables boats to restock on food and fuel. There are many shoos catering for this type of visitor rather than tourists from cruise ships as we were. The views of the island of...More

Thank Lynne C
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Reviewed 8 March 2018

Just go...the Azores are beyond fantastic. read my reviews about the island. if you love exploring, hiking, whale watching, fishing, wine, good beer, seafood and great food, no crime and very friendly people, and mountains and hills, as well as peace and tranquility. this is...More

Thank richard t
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Reviewed 6 February 2018

Great fun to walk the port of Horta and look at all the paintings that have been done by sailors from places far and wide and the boats they have traveled in.

Thank machairflower55
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Janet L
26 August 2017|
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20 min walking or 5 min by car
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