Ribeira Grande

City and county with a unique landscape diversity where one can find and enjoy the beauty of Lagoa do Fogo, elected one of the seven wonders of Portugal in the category of wild beach. It is a Nature Reserve of high environmental value, landscape and tourism, one of the ex libris of the Azores.

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Sanctuary in Faial island

The boiler is about 400m deep and 2 km in diameter and inside we can find endemic flora of the Azores. Although not allowed to descend to the bottom of the crater, the visitor has a spectacular trail that surrounds the entire area of the caldera. Click here to see the trail.  

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Missing things in the Azores

HIGHWAYS We have no highways and the best we can offer are two SCUTs (fast lanes without costs for the user) in São Miguel. In the Azores we do not pay tolls to move around. TRAFFIC JAMS If we are more than 10m in traffic we don’t like it. In the Azores there are no traffic jams, which can stress …

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