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Nossa Senhora da Paz, Vila Franca do Campo

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  • Beautifiul view of the whole bay of Villa Franco. Take the Rue de Paz from the central scare of the city to find it. Church itself is closed but the view is worth going  more »
  • Particularly nice setting - when the site plants bloom: hydrangeas in Summer and aloes in November/December - sunrise and sunset in winter, when the sun rises and sets over the ocean. View is magnific...  more »
  • On a clear day you may be able to see Santa Maria. Worth taking the stairs to the top. Bring your camera for the stunning views.  more »
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  • Gorgeous, tiny church with panoramic views of the village, Atlantic, and countryside. To paraphrase the local captain who recommended the visit, 'there's a reason it's called Our Lady of Peace, with the birds, flowers, cows, sunshine, and vistas, this is perhaps one of the most tranquil places on the island.' Well worth a visit, even if a bit hard to find. Google maps hasn't placed the directions well yet, but they'll get you close and then you can ask in town.
  • A beautiful and unusual church with great views of the surrounding countryside. Certainly worth a visit if only to see the tiles displayed on the stairs leading up to the church. If you are driving to the church, try to avoid central Vila Franca Do Campo as the busy narrow roads are a driving nightmare.
  • Beautiful place. How to get there: DO NOT USE GOOGLE MAPS NAVIGATION. It wants you to make impossible turns, to go in one-way streets in the wrong direction and the street that leads to the chapel stops existing at a certain point. Just follow the steep M528 street to the end and keep going for like 2 minutes.
  • Mustsee including beautiful views over Vila Franca do C. , the Ilheta and ocean. Steep road, be aware.
  • Beautiful view from the south coast of the Island!