Fão and Ofir

The history of Fão reflects, on the one hand, a time when shipbuilding and discoveries marked the history of our country and, on the other hand, the Brazilian taste of the rich returned emigrants.

The Church of Bom Jesus de Fão, is a building of the early 18th century, as well shows its style, typical of the pilgrimage sanctuaries.

Church of Bom Jesus de Fão

The Church of Misericórdia is a Renaissance temple that dates back to the late 16th century. Enjoy the moment and visit the Museum of Sacred Art of the Church of Misericórdia nearby.

The Ofir beach is a beauty! The sand is very thin, the sun exposure could not be better, the dunes are an invitation for long walks.

Ofir beach

And the Ofir pine forest does not disappoint either!

Large pine trees give a welcome shade during the hot peak hours, and the gentle wavy form of the dunes form a pine forest that, without being monotonous, invites tranquility.

The Torch of Nossa Senhora da Bonança is a 16th century building, built in freestone.

Next to it, is the Chapel of Senhora da Bonança where the seamen came to ask protection for their fishing activity and sea travel.

Chapel of Senhora da Bonança