Fajã das Almas

The island of São Jorge is also known for "Ilha das Fajãs" by the massive presence of these fertile locations, "flecked" by one or another White House that cut the landscape. Fajã das Almas, also known as Fajã do Calhau, is more one of these rare beauties, deserve a visit. Be sure to know the Hermitage of Nossa Senhora das Almas and the chapel of Santo Cristo, the Harbour and the bathing area.


Fajã das Almas


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