Porto Horta Ferry Port
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Porto Horta is a city in the western part of the Archipelago of the Azores, encompassing the island of Faial.
Porto Horta ferry port is located on the south-east coast of Faial, one of the Azores islands, which was found in the North Atlantic Ocean. Ferries from Porto Horta go to Porto de S. Roque on Pico, another of the Azores islands. This route can be booked easily and cheaply online with Ferrysavers.
Porto Horta port facilities
Porto Horta ferry port is situated very close to the town so allows passengers easy access to the local restaurants and cafes. At the port itself, you will find basic facilities including a car park.
Getting to Porto Horta
Porto Horta ferry port is easily accessible from the city by road. If you have got a car you can navigate to the port yourself, or if you are using public transport then a daily bus service or taxi would be your best option.
About Porto Horta
Porto Horta located on Faial island. The island is one of nine islands found in Azores - a group of islands 850 miles west of the Portuguese coastline. This city of Horta has an approximate population of only 7,000 people. The harbour allowed the city to become a stopover for yachts, cruise ships and provide ongoing assistance to transatlantic voyagers. Since 3rd June 1986, the Horta harbour has been a fleet centre for the island ferries. One of them is Atlanticoline. You will often see some fantastic looking yachts docked in the marina. There are also a couple of museum in the city, including one that has an Exhibition of Capelinhos Volcano. Here you will find some extraordinary photographs of the 1957 volcanic eruption in the Azores.
Porto Horta Map
Terminal Marítimo do Porto da Horta. Angústias, Conceiçao., 9900-023, HORTA, Ilha do Faial, Portugal