Weather in Ilha do Faial. Actual conditions and forecast
Week forecast for temperature, rain and cloudiness
Map of wind conditions for Ilha do Faial area
Map of Ilha do Faial temperature forecast1. You can zoom in to Ilha do Faial using the '+' button, or check temperatures around the globe by the '-' button.
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Rain forecast for Ilha do Faial area1. Using the control panel above this map, you can check the rain forecast for Ilha do Faial for any period within next 10 days.
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Climate in Portugal and weather forecast - best seasons for visitTo get acquainted with the UNESCO monuments in Portugal, it is better to plan your trip from the end of April until the end of June. Popular excursion tours are organized in September and October. The cruise season starts in Portugal in the middle of spring. The ski season lasts only two months, from January to March. The only ski resort of the country will pleasantly surprise beginners of winter sports. In order to try balneal resorts and SPA hotels, it is best to choose the second half of autumn and spring for your holiday. To get acquainted with the customs of the country, to understand their mentality and get to know the traditions, it is best to visit the country during national holidays. For instance, the country celebrates Independence Day on October 5th. Many carnivals and fairs take place in February. In the middle of summer in Agueda they arrange an enchanting show of umbrellas. … Open
Atmosphere of Portugal: politicsThe administrative territory of Portugal is divided into 18 districts, which are called Distritos. In addition, the territory has two autonomous regions that are geographically separated from the mainland of the country. These are the islands of Madeira and the Azores. A local government, as well as a specialized legislative assembly, functions on their territory. In total, Portugal has more than three hundred municipal districts. The role of the executive is very difficult to overestimate. Their main structures are the city administration, as well as the municipal chambers. Each administrative district is headed by a Governor who is appointed personally by the Minister. … Open
Sights of Ilha do Faial - photogallery
Ilha do Faial guide chapters
Shopping, streets and outlets
You can buy a traditional Azorean Cockerel as a souvenir for friends and colleagues. You can find a variety of crafts with its image. These are magnets, bells, and key rings. Various crafts from Portuguese cork are also in high demand among visitors to the island. The choice of products from it is huge. These are magnets, postcards, notepads, and much more. You can choose something original, such as jewelry or a … Open
The most famous among furnished and busy beaches is Praia do Almoxariffe. This spacious beach with black volcanic sand is home to the popular restaurants and bars; in summer it often hosts amazing events. Fans of sports entertainment can use numerous equipment rentals working at the coast. Norberto Company provides its services to divers; diving centers can be found on virtually all major beaches of the island. They … Open
Advices for travellers
7. Steamboats and boats run between the islands exactly on schedule. For example, a boat departs from Faial to Pico 4 times a day. 8. You need to get a visa in the Portuguese Embassy to get on Faial. It will be the easiest way to get to the island by domestic airlines via Lisbon, Santa Maria or San Jorge. 9. It will be better to get medical insurance. Medical services are quite expensive on the island. … Open
Ilha do Faial for children - what to visit
Porto Pim is one of the best beaches for families with young children. The sea is calm and the sand is light here. Castelo Branco is another private beach with small waves. Conditions for sunbathing and building sandcastles are excellent here. Comprido Beach is an excellent choice for a family holiday. The diversity of marine fauna is its feature. You can see various fish and shellfish almost at the shore. You can … Open
Travel guide to Ilha do Faial
Varadouro remains one of the most unusual places for swimming. It is a gorgeous area with naturally created pools formed by black rocks. Such an unusual nature is the result of a volcano eruption. The pool is at some distance from the seaside, and this fact makes it even more inimitable and unique. Despite the fact that this is such a rare wonder of nature, locals make up the vast majority of its visitors. … Open
Traditions and mentality of Ilha do Faial
A sense of patriotism is very developed among the inhabitants of the Azores. They are sensitive to autonomy. Therefore, you should not pay attention to the fact that the islands are part of Portugal. By the way, the locals prefer to say not "in Portugal" but "on the mainland". They emphasize their separateness in this way. They are proud of their ancestors, who were seafarers and discoverers. They claim that … Open