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Azores Archipelago

Welcome to Azores Archipelago

The Azores Archipelago is a group of Portuguese islands located in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean. Recognized for their sustainable tourism practices at sea and in the coastal areas, the Azores is also one of the most beautiful whale watching destinations in Europe. The archipelago is formed by 9 islands, Corvo, Flores, Faial, Pico, São Jorge, Graciosa, Terceira and Santa Maria. Each island is more beautiful than the other. In the Archipelago of the Azores you find all kinds of activity, from golf, geotourism and bird watching, to surfing, paragliding and canyoning. Come and discover the enchanting nature of the Azores.

Top 10 Things To Do In Azores Archipelago

The largest island in the entire archipelago, the island of São Miguel has some of the most spectacular landscapes of the Azores. Inside the island are the crater lakes of Sete Cidades, one green and the other blue, also Lagoa do Fogo and waterfalls, mandatory stops for any traveler in the area.

The second most inhabited island in the Azores, Terceira Island is one of the archipelago's cultural centers. The vestiges of volcanic activity assume in the Third peculiar forms, spectacular and easily visited. Terceira Island is one of the favorite islands of travelers visiting the Azores.

Pico is the second largest island of the Azores, and owes its name to its majestic volcanic mountain. The Pico mountain, the highest point of the Portuguese territory, makes the scenery one of the most beautiful of all the islands. From its vineyards or the marine life, visit Pico.

Located in the center of the Azores, Faial Island is one of the most beautiful islands in Portugal, combining volcanic landscapes, marine life and its green nature. From Horta, Faial is one of the islands with the most attractions to fill your vacation in the Azores.

São Jorge is the island of cliffs, cliffs and fajãs, one of the greenest of the Azores archipelago. The perfect place for a holiday in contact with nature and the sea. It guarantees an unforgettable trip.

Also known as the yellow island, the island of Santa Maria is the island located to the south of the Azores and one of the smallest. Its beaches and natural pools are great options for holidays in the archipelago.

Azores Thermal Spa, Graciosa Island is a jewel of the Azores. Also known as white island, it has beaches with waters at wonderful temperatures, 40ºC for a good relaxation.

10. Boat trips between the islands

Top Tours & Activities in Azores Archipelago

Private Full Day Tour To Furnas Village With Lunch Starting From Ponta Delgada

Explore and feel the heart of S.Miguel! On this full-day tour you'll have a private experience with a expert guide, visit the Furnas village and taste traditional and tasty Azorian food, cooked in the volcanic soil. You will also have the chance to take a relaxing bath at the thermal pools of Dona Beija!

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From Lisbon To S. Miguel, Azores

If your staying in Lisbon but want more, we will take in a unforgettable trip to one of the most beautiful islands in the world: São Miguel. Located in the autonomous region of Azores, it has a lot to offer you, from one the most beautiful landscapes you'll ever see to the traditional cuisine. A place full of magic and serenity worth your visit!

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São Miguel Of Azores: Private Day Tour To Lagoa Do Fogo And Furnas

Visit the beautiful Lagoa do Fogo and relax in the thermal springs of Terra Nostra, in Furnas and its old Caldeira. Visit a liquor factory and taste some of the best liquors of São Miguel island.

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3 Hours Of Paintball In Angra Do Heroísmo, Terceira Island

Come and enjoy a paintball adventure inside the island where you can test your aim and your survival skills in a calm environment and always with a lot of emotion to the mix. Call your friends and see who has the best skills during these 3 hours of play.

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Full Day Nordeste – São Miguel Island, Azores

Discover the best of Northeast in this guided full day tour, know the amazing viewpoints!

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Tour In The Volcanoes Of Terceira Island, Azores Archipelago

Come discover the genesis of Terceira Island in this fantastic trip to its volcanoes amid magnificent landscapes of pure nature. We will guide you through the interior of "Algar do Carvão", the only volcano that can be visited inland in the world, as well as other volcanoes on our island. It will be an unforgettable experience!

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São Miguel Island: Half-Day Canyoning At Ribeira Dos Caldeirões

Come and explore actively with Canyoning the hidden waterfalls and streams in the interior of São Miguel. Jump into cristal clear water pools and challenge the waterfalls flowing from the top. These are the ingredients for moments of adrenaline and fun, in a genuine water park created by nature.

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Full-Day Whale Watching Boat Tour In São Miguel Island, Azores

In the Azores we have the opportunity to observe about 27 species of cetaceans throughout the year, in the company of a professional team of skippers, biologists and watchmen. A complete day experience.

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Good To Know

Language
Portuguese
Currency
Euro (EUR)
Time Zone
GMT-1
Country Phone Code
+351
Best Time To Visit
Best time to visit Azores is whenever you get the chance as temperatures are rarely lower than 14°C and don't tend to get much higher than 25°C which makes for the perfect summer season all year round.