Faja Grande, Santa Cruz das Flores

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Fajã Grande is a rural civil parish in the municipality of Lajes das Flores in the Portuguese archipelago of the Azores. The population in 2011 was 202, in an area of 12.97 km². Although it is a relatively small population, it is one of the largest centers in the municipality of Lajes das Flores, about 17km from the municipal seat, and the westernmost settlement in Europe.
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  • This is a great place to go to see some impressive waterfalls and some pounding waves and surf. We got lucky and caught the tail end of a small storm, which produced a postcard-worthy rainbow. The vil...  more »
  • Visit the Fajã Grande on Flores Island in the Azores, to be in the westernmost land of Europe. With beautiful and imposing cliffs, waterfalls, beach and some restaurants. Not to be missed!
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  • This is another super quiet location on the island. Worth a stop and contemplate the location that is the most western part of Europe.
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