Vila Franca do Campo

Founded in the 15C, this old Azores town is known for its proximity to amazing nature, as well as its wealth of old churches.

Vila Franca do Campo is a town and municipality in the southern part of the island of São Miguel in the Portuguese Autonomous Region of the Azores. Vila Franca do Campo Municipality is located east of Ponta Delgada, while it is linked by mountain roads to the eastern and northern communities. Most of the mountainous areas of the municipality are forested, interspersed with pasturelands and fields dedicated to agriculture and grazing. Local landmarks include the Estate of the Viscount Botelho, Lighthouse of Ponta Garça, Calhau da Areia beach and The Church of São Lázaro.
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