Shipwreck; Viana Desert; Fatima Chapel & Pottery

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Explore the north side of Boavista and admire the wide viana desert, the Shipwreck, Fatima chapel, local made handycraft and listen to heartwarming stories of the island


  • Explore the south side of the island with a small group
  • Enconter the locals and discover amazing histories of this island
  • Discover the real history of the Shipwreck in Cabo de Santa Maria


Visit the local community of Rabil and learn about the history of a group of local people who do a very interesting work with clay create works of art and ceramics that have become the livelihood of this village. Few minutes later you can get yourself lost into the wide Viana desert that is covered by sand that emigrated from Sahara and formed big sand dunes. Take a car and drive to a isolated beach where for more than 50 years, the shipwreck MS Cabo Santa Maria has been lying off. Today it is an important sight and a symbol for Boavista. The rusting cargo ship lies in front of the enchanting coast, right by the Praia de Atlanta beach. Over the years, the sea has gradually dismantled the ship. The current state of the shipwreck and the location has something mysterious. Very impressive! Discover Fátima chapel, which is one of the greatest symbols of the local religion and one of the oldest in the village, which was recently rebuilt and with a new face. Meanwhile, you'll hear the stories behind the religious manifestations with the greatest force on the islands.


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