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Address: Freguesia da Se, Angra do Heroismo, Terceira, Portugal
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US$65.53*
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Full day tour Terceira-Azores
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Half day tour Terceira Island - Azores

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Amazing hikes, beautiful views

Stunning hike past the fort and hills. Theres so much scenery to check out and the land features are insane. Good for kids too (we saw some play areas) and there are lots of cats... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stunning hike past the fort and hills. Theres so much scenery to check out and the land features are insane. Good for kids too (we saw some play areas) and there are lots of cats, awesome.

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Farmington, Connecticut
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Monte Brasil offers a few options for the hiker/walker. You head into the military compound and the guards will salute you and direct you to what you want. There are tours on the hour of the inside of the castle. There are walks around the ramparts, although I had trouble finding those. Head off to the left up a paved... More 

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Birmingham, Alabama
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We hiked up here without a guide and it was great! Definitely walking up but we loved the views. Drove back with a guide but the walk was the best.

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Thank courtneylund
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Took a taxi up to monte brazil for the amazing views of the city and the surrounding towns, the weather was fair and a little cool, with a little wind, definitely worth the ride

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neptune
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Loved hiking on and off trails in Monte Brasil. Saw peacock, deer, a huge parrot, and more lovely animals.

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New Market, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Whether you walk or drive, Monte Brasil offers breathtaking panoramas of the harbor, the Atlantic, or the entire city of Angra do Heroismo (see photo). The park is in immaculate condition and the facilities including gun emplacements from WW2, and a small childrens zoo are a lot of fun.

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DeKalb, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing view of whole city. Old military base and had lots of historical areas to look at and take pictures. Some playground for kids and there is even some animal life to see. You can hike it or drive. We drove due to time crunch.

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Walking to the top of Monte Brazil is a must-do when visiting Angra do Heroismo. The views along the way are definitely worth the walk! Some people drive up, but I'd suggest walking if you are able in order to fully enjoy all the views along the way. There are a lot of friendly cats at the picnic area, so... More 

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Milford, Massachusetts, United States
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent views of the city of Angela do Heroismo. A short visit, but definitely worthwhile. Also good walking trails and park for kids.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a must visit spot when visiting Terceira. You can hike some trails or drive and stop at the pull offs. Both provide excellent views of the island and the water. There's also a great kid park that has tons of playgrounds and space to run. And the ocean views from the park are stunning.

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