Lajes do Pico

"When the men first came to the Island, they found it shallow of stone, which had been fire vomited by the volcanoes: colossal stones, crowded at random, like those which are loosened over the stones and cliffs of the coast. ..). But the bastards raised their foreheads. They were men (...). They have smashed, excavated, removed stone, opened paths - and the earth began to rise! " (Dias de Melo, Pedras negras (romance), 1964 (edição de 2003, pg. 29)

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Flower Festival 2021

The flower carpet, as usual, will be installed in front of the Town Hall building and will be exposed for two weeks. The central image of the rug will be the word ‘Hope’, which refers to the common desire to return to the normality we knew before the covid-19 pandemic. Ribeira Grande Town Hall will keep special attention to the …

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Fogo lagoon highlighted in Europe

According to the portal Sapo Viagens, Lagoa do Fogo was chosen by the European Best Destination as one of the 18 most beautiful landscapes in Europe. According to the portal, “Across Europe there are breathtaking landscapes. From untouched landscapes to charming villages by the lake, passing through colorful forests and quiet islands, in Europe there is a little bit of …

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