Faial da Terra is a village in the municipality of Povoasão on the island of São Miguel, in the archipelago of the Azores , Portugal.
The small town located on the southeastern coast of the island near the coast of the Atlantic Ocean. The city is surrounded by the Nordeste mountain range with the peak of Pico da Vara, the highest point of the island. The village has a bust of Father Elias, mills, observation decks and an old whaling port , Artisans are engaged in basket weaving, embroidery, needlework and wooden artifacts.
Access : Coordinates: 37.750833, -25.2025 /
- The village celebrates the day of Nossa Senhora da Gras on the second Sunday of September.
- Hiking : Trail to the waterfalls of Salto do Prego : The Salto do Prego Waterfall is considered the “a great reward” of the 2 km walk along the trail to the waterfall.
- Top sights in Faial da Terra : Water Mills, Miradouro da Ermida, Old Whale Fishing Port / Church of Nossa Senhora da Graça / The Hermitage of Nossa Senhora de Lourdes / The Village of Sanguinho: A small collection of houses mostly abandoned, known as Sanguinho located upriver.
Go next : Village of Sanguinos / Salto do Prego waterfall. / Povoação located along the lombas of the Povoação crater / Praia da Povoação, along the coast of the town of Povoação. / the Viewpoint of Nossa Senhora da Paz / The Portinho Bathing Area.