The Funny – Azores

La Graciosa
The Funny

The Funny Island, classified by the Unesco like World-wide Reservation of the Biosphere, is the island more north of the five that compose the Central Group of the archipelago of the Azores.

It knows it to him like the White Island, inspired by denomination the geomorphological characteristics and in the toponymic elements of the island, standing out especially the names given to places like Pedras Brancas (White Stones), Serra Branca (Sierra Blanca) and Mud Branco (White Mud).

The island has a municipality, Santa Cruz gives Funny, formed by four parishes: Vila of Santa Cruz, Vila gives Praia, Guadeloupe and Luz. Santa Cruz stands out by the typical houses, the callejuelas empedradas, that ramifican from the wide central square, where there is a templete, lakes of water and araucarias.

The Boiler of Funny is the element paisajístico more emblematic of this island. Classified like Regional Natural Monument, this crater of big dimensions and big beauty, engloba also the Cave of Maria Loved and the Cave of the Sulphur, true Sanctuaries of the Mother Nature.

But info: Funny and Saint Jorge, the secret Azores (El País, August 2016)

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Portugal 3 22 Km. 250 m. 600 m. Easy Excursiones Independientes
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250 m. 600 m. Easy Excursiones Independientes