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Lajes das Flores

Jurassic world is in the Azores, more precisely in Flores island. Once you discover the green and wild county of Lajes das Flores, you will also be convinced about it. Enjoy this natural playground filled with huge waterfalls, multicolor lakes and deep forests.

About Lajes das Flores

In the westernmost county of Europe, nature and locals seem to live in harmony. The natural wealth of Lajes is breathtaking. Landscapes are like nothing you could ever see in the world. 

The seven lakes of all shapes and colors are to visit. There are many trails to discover the natural wonders of Flores.

Lajes das Flores is where all the gigantic waterfalls are located. At Poço do Bacalhau, you can take a refreshing dip surrounded by incredible scenery straight out of a fairy tale. 

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Nature & Geology

The most famous landscape in Lajes das Flores is undoubtedly Poço da Ribeira do Ferreiro, also known as Poço da Alagoinha or Poço das Patas. This is one of the most beautiful places you can go to in your life. Surrounded by enormous and lush green mountains, there are many magical thin waterfalls flowing down the cliffs, going into a lake rich in fauna. This real-life painting looks like a paradise on Earth.

The county of Lajes das Flores is divided into seven municipalities and with Santa Cruz das Flores, they form the two counties of the island.

Experiences and Tips

Get your hiking boots and discover most of Flores island by feet thanks to a trail that goes almost in every part of the island: The Great Route of Flores.

As you might have understood by now, there are many natural points of interest in Lajes das Flores that will fill your heart with beauty. But besides the natural abundance, there are some museums to be visited for a more historical and cultural approach to the island. For instance, Pólo Museológico will help you understand the everyday life of locals and the importance of agriculture.

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