This crater with 15km perimeter is the largest of the archipelago.
Endemic plants as Erica azorica are found here.
It is the largest crater in the Açores, with 15 km perimeter. Here grows the typical endemic plant called "urze" (see photo).
This geological nature reserve, formed by caves some 100 metres deep, presents majestic stalactites and stalagmites and an inner lake.
Terceira's biggest town. UNESCO world heritage. Suffered with a big earthquake in January 1st 1980, but restaured as much as possible. Its Architectonics are definetly worth the visit.