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Miradouro da Ribeira das Cabras

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A 10,000 Year Old Story

The Ribeira das Cabras viewpoint looks northwest to reveal the full extent of the fajã / peninsula... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2018
Mount Albert
" Wonderful Views of Horta, Portugal "

My wife and I came off our cruise ship and took a guided driving tour of the Faial Island. The... read more

Reviewed 28 January 2017
El Cajon, California
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7 Nov 2018
“A 10,000 Year Old Story”
28 Jan 2017
“" Wonderful Views of Horta, Portugal "”
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| Ribeira das Cabras, Horta, Faial Island 9900-471, Portugal
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Reviewed 7 November 2018

The Ribeira das Cabras viewpoint looks northwest to reveal the full extent of the fajã / peninsula. It provides a perfect view of how the Capelo was formed over a 10,000 year period. Lava once flowed here in abundant quantities towards the sea and quickly...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 28 January 2017

My wife and I came off our cruise ship and took a guided driving tour of the Faial Island. The tour was not long enough because every time you stop to view some sites, you want to stay there forever. We saw so many areas...More

Date of experience: November 2016
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Reviewed 13 November 2016

A miradour offering panoramic and stunning views of Horta Harbour and across to Pico volcanic mountain

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank anitabarnes88
Reviewed 7 July 2016

We visited this small mirador, which is on and clearly signposted from the EN1, as part of our self-guided driving tour of the island. The mirador is just north-east of the village of Praia do Norte and offers dramatic views of the Ribeira das Cabras...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank mikeedeedee
Reviewed 24 May 2016

A nice place to stop and rest for some moments while enjoying the view. Well kept and amenable to sit down and recover some strength.

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank ana948
Reviewed 20 November 2015

If you enjoy watching the powerful action of waves crashing in a thundrous reaction to meeting solid rock cliffs and giant boulders, Faja's Ribeira das Cabras is your place. Plumes of foamy sea water reach skyward with each new, never ending assault on the shoreline....More

Date of experience: November 2015
1  Thank CruisersRus
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