The factory of the Whale is one of the most important buildings of the whaling architecture, built to use the whale oil, which was the first Florentine industry, as well as one of the economic activities that most benefitted the local population.
The coast of the Flores Island is of great interest for this kind of tour because it features caves, crevices, caves and steep slopes embellished by waterfalls. It is very frequent to sight marine species such as dolphins and whales.
The Flores island currently has four marked and approved trails. These ancient footpaths allow you to discover some of the landscapes and most interesting places on the island.
To visit the smallest island of the Azores, is something unique. Do not forget to visit the “Caldeirão” the crater of the old volcano that gave rise to the island and its stone mills.