Fajã da Caldeira do Santo Cristo

São Miguel

Vigia de São Pedro

Trail Information
Category - Linear
Difficulty - Easy
Extension - 6.5 km
Time average - 2h00
Trail Info

This linear route connects the village of São Vicente Ferreira to Calhetas, along the North shoreline of the island.

Begin the trail near Poços of São Vicente, a bathing area near the fishing port, the most important one on the island, during the whaling period. On the other side of the road it is possible to see the ruins of the ancient local whale factory and, on the same direction of the trail, the cutting north coast of the island with Pontas of São Pedro, Cintrão and Fenais da Ajuda on the horizon.

São Miguel

Location and Climate

With a total surface of 759.41 km2, San Miguel is 65 km long (E-W) and 14 km wide (N-S).

Together with Santa Maria (at a distance of 55 miles) it forms the Oriental Group. Terceira is located 90 miles to the NW

Position 25º30' W and 37º50' N.

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Lomba da Fazenda

Trail Information
Category - Circular
Difficulty - Medium
Extension - 6 km
Time average - 2h30
Trail Info

This small circular route in Lomba da Fazenda, Nordeste, begins at the garden, near the church of Nossa Senhora da Conceição, passing several points of interest of this municipality.

Agrião

Trail Information
Category - Linear
Difficulty - Medium
Extension - 7.6 km
Time average - 3h00
Trail Info

This linear route near the coast connects Povoação to Ribeira Quente, passing by Lomba do Cavaleiro. This trail, widely used before by the people that worked the productive areas of Agrião region, is also a crossing point of the pilgrimage along the island.

Ribeira do Faial da Terra

Trail Information
Category - Linear
Difficulty - Medium
Extension - 5.9 km
Time average - 2h00
Trail Info

This linear route along the stream of Faial da Terra until the village, begins in the regional road, between Povoação and Água Retorta, near a picnic area, before the Recreational Forest Reserve of Água Retorta.

Along the trail, caution is advisable on the crossing of the wooden bridges due to the slippery ground.

Serra Devassa

Trail Information
Category - Circular
Difficulty - Medium
Extension - 4.9 km
Time average - 2h00
Trail Info

Integrated in a Protected Area, this small circular route in Serra Devassa allows you to walk along volcanic cones and small lakes.

This trail unfolds between an altitude of 750 to 900 meters, being advisable to walk in days of good visibility.

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