Parque Florestal das Fontinhas
Gardens, Parks and Forests
Fontinhas Forest Park is to be found on the western slope of Pico Alto, the highest point on the island of Santa Maria. It has an extensive area of nurseries, with a spacious interior clearing ringed by cryptomerias.
The park's cool atmosphere and exuberant vegetation create an environment that is particularly well suited to recreational activities. Be sure to enjoy the picnic area and children's playground that are to be found here.
Amongst the various plant species that you'll find here, there is a predominance of cryptomerias, cedars, oaks and plane trees, agapanthus, fern trees, camellias and azaleas.
Monday to Friday: 9am - 6pm
Altitude: 400m. Area: 3 ha.