Prazeres Educational Farm

Opened in October 2000, the Quinta Pedagógica dos Prazeres is a project targeting education, awareness and appreciation of the rural environment. Run by the local church, visitors are greeted with a variety of teas. This project also intend sto preserve several plant species from the island.
Another aspect of this project is the creation of an area to house some animals, in which visitors will be able to get up close and personal.

The estate also runs a series of activities related to nature and the environment, such as the ceremony of the Animal Blessing Festival (January), the Rooster Auction Festival (June), the Wheat Threshing Demonstration Festival (July) and the Cider Festival (September).