Faial Fort & Viewpoint in Santana, Madeira Island

Faial Fort & Viewpoint

Summary:

Faial Fort & Viewpoint was built in the 18th century to watch for invaders, it operates today as a viewpoint and is considered a Monument of Local Value.

About:

Faial Fort & Viewpoint was built in the 18th century to watch for invaders, it operates today as a viewpoint and is considered a Monument of Local Value.
The Faial Fortlet, built in the 18th century, has been a Monument of Local Value since 1996.
This monument features 20th century recreational architecture. The viewpoint recreates a military battery, in a semi-circular plan, following the profile of the slope where it is built, with exterior paramount in which two inferior thirds are advanced and with a capstone in ashlar masonry.
Here you have a fantastic viewpoint to watch the sunrise, for sure a place you must visit.

Schedules:

Address:

Tojal, 9230-067 Faial, Santana