Fajã da Caldeira do Santo Cristo


Location and Climate

Pico (sharp point) obviously named after the majestic mountaintop emerging from the island, belongs to the Central Group.

It has a total area of 447 km2, is 42 km long and 15.2 km wide at its most, running from the NW to the SE.

It is the second largest island of the archipelago, at a distance of 4,5 miles from Faial, and 11 miles from San Jorge.

Position: 28º 20' W and 38º 30' N.

The climate is mild and has a moderate humidity.

Average temperatures oscillate between 14ºC (57º F) during the winter and 22º C (72º F) in the summer.