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Eyes On The Horizon Experience

Quick Details

Start: Ponta Ruiva
End: Ponta Delgada
Total distance: 8.5 km
Difficulty: 3 (1-5)


  • Insurance
  • Transfer from your place to the trail and back
  • Guide in English
  • Taxes

What to bring

Hiking footwear, comfortable outfit, t-shirt or an extra shirt, light jacket, snack/small meal, water, bathing suit, towel, backpack, sunscreen, and a hat.

Adolescent (6-12 years)
Child (<6 years)

Panoramic Hiking Trail on Flores Island

As we hike along this beautiful trail, a familiar sight seems to follow us on the horizon. Sometimes we miss it, but suddenly it comes back to join us on our journey. We are referring to Corvo island, which provides beautiful views all along the trail.

But there’s plenty to admire right here on Flores Island, like the streams we encounter along the way and a unique small village that used to be the resting place of workers, who managed to build their houses here despite the strong winds.

The landscape changes a little further ahead, and we see Rocha dos Bordões, a rock that seems to be cut in slices, like something out of a sci-fi movie. As we follow along, we find a dense forest, a typical landscape in this part of the island. We are now entering the village of Ponta Delgada, a place where the families live off the land.

This unique hiking experience shows you the most beautiful vistas on Flores Islands, from natural landscapes to local communities. There’s no better way to get to know the island.