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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

Guided Tour To The Sete Cidades Lagoon And Village – São Miguel, Azores

Come and enjoy one of the 7 natural wonders of Portugal. With gorgeous views that will stay in your mind for ever, this small group tour is a must do while you're in the island of São Miguel.

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Rural Experience On Terceira Island, Azores

Rural experience not to be missed where we privilege an intimate contact between nature, culture and local life on the beautiful island of Terceira, Azores.

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From Ponta Delgada: Adapted Van Excursion To Sete Cidades Lagoon And Lagoa Do Fogo

Visit São Miguel without barriers! This full-day guided tour will take you to see the most famous attractions of the island with a professional guide, in a vehicle adapted for the access to people in wheelchairs.

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Guided Tour In Terceira Island, Azores

Would you like to get to know Terceira Island? Come and enjoy the island with our guide. Visit all the sights, rural, environmental and natural. Through the middle of its discovery we offer a meal. Come discover what Terceira has the best to offer with us.

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Private Full-Day Tour To Lagoa Das Sete Cidades & Lagoa Do Fogo

For this day-tour, enjoy the wonderful landscape of the two blue and green lagoons, the beauty of the Caldeira Velha, visit the traditional pineapple plantation and go to the liquor factory and taste the typical Azorian drink.

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Guided Tour To The Furnas In São Miguel Island – Azores

Furnas, also known as Vale formoso or Terra Nostra, due to its paradisiacal landscape, considered the capital of Tourism in the Azores, is a village that has much to offer.

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10 Scuba Diving Pack, São Miguel Island, Azores

Daily dive Trips, to the best and most interesting diving spots on São Miguel Island.

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Stand Up Paddle (Sup) On Terceira Island, Azores

Explore Terceira Island in a completely different way and challenge your adventurous side. The Archipelago of the Azores is the perfect setting to have an excellent experience of SUP - Stand Up Paddle, exploring the landscapes in a pleasant, challenging and very safe way, with specialized guide accompaniment. The highlight of your vacation.

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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.