Hike Up Ponta dos Capelinhos, Faial, The Azores

Cliff hanger


It is our last day in The Azores and we have decided that we will spend it hiking up Ponta dos Capelinhos, the volcanic formation at the eastern end of the island of Faial. We arrive at the lighthouse and set off on the Subida ao Vulcao dos Capelinhos route. The trail takes around two hours (longer if, like me, you stop every few metres to take photographs) and has a distance of approximately 3.2 kilometres, beginning and ending at the Interpretation Centre… [click to read more]

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