Built in the 18th century the Fortim do Faial (Faial fortress),was never considered a fortress, rather a watching point against invaders. Besides a wonderful viewpoint, in 1996 it was classified as Monument of Local Value.
Fortim do Faial
Various viewpoints allow you to observe the locality, namely: Curtado, Nossa Senhora dos Bons Caminhos, Cruzeiro, Galé, Encontro, Cabeço da Vigia, amongst others.
From Fajã da Nogueira you can observe part of the Laurissilva forest and local fauna. This is considered one of the most beautiful locations in the island.
Fajã da Nogueira
The seaside resort from “Foz da Ribeira do Faial”,and a kart racing track, can help increase your adrenaline.