In a sixteenth century fortress
The fortress has a one and only entrance situated on the north side which opens in the wall.
In 1983, the main urban centre of Terceira, Angra do Heroísmo, was classified as World Heritage by UNESCO.
World Heritage Site since 1983, the city of Angra do Heroísmo achieved this title because of its urban plan and outline, which testifies for Portuguese history in general and Portuguese navigation history in particular.
There is a network of walking trails classified by the Azores Regional Government for tourists to enjoy the landscape of this region.
The Azores are one of the world’s largest whale sanctuaries. Whale watching goes on throughout the waters of the whole archipelago. After the boat’s departure, you can enjoy the almost certain sightings of a wide variety of marine species.
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