The Parish of Arco de São Jorge

Arco de São Jorge - was part of São Jorge parish until 1676 when it became autonomous. It was named after the arch like mountains that surrounds the locality. It is the smallest of the six parishes of the municipality, with no more than 3,5 km2.

Coat of Arms of the Parish of Arco de São Jorge

Its patron saint is São José (Saint Joseph), and it’s celebrated on father’s day on 19th of March. A Church to honour São José was built on 19th March 1744.

In this charming locality you can find services, such as a health centre, a library, a multimedia centre, rural tourism lodgings, snack bars, mini-markets, among others.

Places of Interest