Fundo Das Figueiras

One of the three locations in the northern zone, Fundo Das Figueiras, is a town with calm shady streets offered by hibiscus and bougainvillea bushes. The responsibilities for the festivities of São João Batista are the responsibility of the population of that locality, where the church of this patron saint of the North is located, where evening mass, procession, horse race, popular lunch, a parish auction and ball are held. the month of June, preceding the festivities, there are always populated tournaments Bisca (cards) interpolated with the grand finale on the 23rd, the eve of the day of the patron saint.

Nossa Senhora Da Piedade is the saint who lends her name to the church at the entrance to João Galego, celebrated on August 15th. Performed by groups of local youth with various activities.



4 hours

On the road to the history and tradition of Boavista, the first stop is the terracotta factory of Rabil, the ancient Olarìa, where skilled artisans work the red earth by hand and create very nice statues. Leaving Rabil we turn towards the Viana desert, formed with the sands that the winds bring from Africa: you can slide down from the dunes and walk to “hear” the magical silence of this place. The tour continue on a road still made of cobblestones, towards the villages of the North: João Galego, Fundo das Figueiras and Cabeça dos Tarafes, very colorful, full of flowers and hospitable people.

From Cabeça the path take a black run, crossing a surreal landscape of volcanic stones, which leads to one of the highest points of Boavista: the Morro Negro lighthouse. Then go for a 10 minutes walk, where the view on the Atlantic Ocean is breathtaking. On the way back the path is the same, but by changing the direction and view, the emotions are also renewed.

From all hotels and Sal Rei:
Morning: 09:00 AM
Afternoon: 2:00 PM

RETURN: Expected return after about 4h.

Pick-up directly at the hotel or at your accommodation. Further details will be provided after booking.

EXCURSION PRICE (for the car)
1-2 pax 90€; 3-4 pax 120€

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