The village of Loreto

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The village of Lombo do Loreto, or Loreto, which occupies a small plate, was an important center at the 17th century because of its plantations of cane.
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Lombo de Loreto: valley of loreto (small parrot?).

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Capela de Nossa Senhora do Loreto
. Click to enlarge the image.The vault of Our Lady de Loreto (16th century), to the pinnacles manuélins and the ceiling mudéjar, recalls the richness of the village to the 17th century. To notice the surmounted side gate of a cross of Christ.

Of a view-point, beautiful sight on the extent of the terraces cultivated to cliff of Fajã do Mar.

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The village of Paúl do Mar
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