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Lovely Little Trails & Deer

Our local host took us to Sete Fontes, one of her favorite spots on her native island. We were... read more

Reviewed 28 October 2017
Denver, Colorado
Park of ferns and palms

Parque Florestal is located in the north west of Sao Jorge and we drove here (about 15 minutes from... read more

Reviewed 3 July 2016
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27 Oct 2017
“Lovely Little Trails & Deer”
20 Aug 2016
“Beautiful park. Dirty toilets.”
Rosais | Velas, Sao Jorge, Portugal
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Reviewed 28 October 2017

Our local host took us to Sete Fontes, one of her favorite spots on her native island. We were enchanted by the pathways and the green permeating through everything....it felt like a fairyland. To be in the deep shade, among tall trees and moss-covered rock-lined...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank JaninedeBric
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Beautiful park. Management maintains the green very well. Not so the toilets. Dirty and not well signposted, they are behind the deer. Also the way to the Whale Miradouro might be signposted better.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank 75erwinu
Reviewed 3 July 2016

Parque Florestal is located in the north west of Sao Jorge and we drove here (about 15 minutes from Velas) with the intention of walking to the lighthouse at the western tip. However, by the time we arrived it was pouring with rain (not just...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank mikeedeedee
Reviewed 22 September 2015

The Sete Fontes Gardens and Park is a beautiful place to do almost anything outside. Unfortunately, we went there on a rainy day and could not return, as it was a one-day tour of the island. But we still spent an hour driving around the...More

Date of experience: August 2015
1  Thank Larry W
Reviewed 17 August 2014

Parque Florestal das Sete Fontes, (Sete Fontes means Seven Springs) is, as the Landscapes of Azores book, described it, an ‘enchanting’ park, ‘lovingly laid out in wooded surroundings reminiscent of a fairy-tale forest’. In the central area there is a small chapel and a stone...More

Date of experience: June 2014
1  Thank NomadicTraveller7
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