Calheta is the seat of a municipality, subdivided into 5 parishes. The county is limited to the northwest by the municipality of Velas, being bathed by the Atlantic Ocean in all other directions. Its population nucleus as it grew was also radiating to nearby localities; was the case of Fajã Grande, Ribeira Seca, Relvinha, Biscoitos and Norte Pequeno. Its growth justified that in the year of 1534 was detached from the county of Velas.
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Destinazores in BTL 2022
The English language is not enough to describe the Azores. Landscapes, volcanism, the sea, traditions and its people can only be discovered when visiting (and discovering) the nine Azorean beautiful islands. At a distance of two hours by plane, the visitor has a huge range of experiences in nature. Contact with the large marine mammals, hiking trails, surfing, …Continue reading
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 …Continue reading