We visited on an afternoon when it was closed. Nonetheless The view from the hill top was gorgeous. The town of Vila Franca do Campo below and the ocean beyond was just beautiful!
Grat place to visit. Adn from there, you'll have a very well view of the village of Vila Franca do Campo. Beatiful the stairs (100 steps) to ramp to go the sanctuary.
It takes us some time to find the road who is going up till there, but who's up you got a nice vieuw on the Ilhéu da Vila. The monument is nice to but I enjoyed more of the vieuw. Whe have picknicked there and enjoyed it! Just have a enough food to give some to the pour cats up... 更多
The Sanctuary of Our Lady of Peace stands proudly overlooking the beautiful Vila Franca do Campo, once the capital of the magnificent island of São Miguel. The current temple dates from the eighteenth century, and will have been built on a previous one probably dating from the sixteenth century, erected by the population in honor of the Virgin. A temple... 更多
Lots of photo opportunities here. The architecture is unique and there is a quaint church at the top of the staircase. In addition, the views from the top are awesome. But, be sure to map the location well because we spent at least 10 minutes driving around until we found the correct road as some of the roads are newer... 更多