Lajes do Pico

Lajes do Pico Vineyard Culture

Lajes do Pico


buildings on the lava shore


Lajes do Pico is a municipality in the southern part of the Azores.


the harbor

The municipality is located is on the southern part of the Pico Island. The northern area of the municipality is mountainous while the Atlantic Ocean is in the south. The only road linking to the northern part of the island runs through the mountain ranges of Pico.








the Menunu


Whale'come !

The municipality has a population of 4,840 and the area is 155.3 km². It is bordered by Madalena to the west and by São Roque do Pico to the north.

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watering the trees


filling the tank


dairy farmer stops for a cup of coffee


waiting for his master


sidewalk whale


get aboard for whale watching

Whaling Museum


the museum



whale boat


old photo of the whale processing factory


cutting the blubber



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