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August on Faial: A week dedicated to the sea - Semana do Mar


Faial’s Sea Week, Semana do Mar, will take place from August 1st to the 10th with a range of activities taking place in Baía da Horta, the Canal - 2014 between Faial and Pico, and the Bay of Porto Pim (Horta).


The events naturally include several sea-related sports like regattas from cruises and whale boats, rowing competitions, kayak and canoeing, jet-ski, swimming, water polo, fishing and many other fun ways to hit the sea.


Music, exhibitions and local traditions, as well as local cuisine, are also part of this 10-day event that attracts visitors from all over promising a “dive into a sea of emotions.”


The Semana do Mar is celebrating its 39th year. Go to to know the entire schedule for 2014’s festival.



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