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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

Transport From Ponta Delgada Airport To Your Hotel – Azores

Make the journey between Ponta Delgada airport and your hotel in high quality transportation, accompanied by a professional driver.

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Azores Whale Watching (Half A Day)

In the azores we have the opportunity to observe about 27 species of cetaceans throughout the year, always in the company of a professional team of skippers, biologists and watchmen.

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Whale Watching – Half Day Program In The Azores

The Azores are one of the places of choice on the planet for observation of Cetaceans in crystal clear waters where it is possible to see more than 20 species of whales and dolphins.

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Historical Tour In Angra Do Heroísmo, Terceira Island, Azores

This tour gives you the opportunity to know the history of the World Heritage city of Angra do Heroísmo, as well as the Island of Terceira. It is a unique experience and exclusive that we have created for you, and that translates into a real journey in time in the Azores.

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Scuba Diving São Miguel Island

Daily dive Trips, to the best and most interesting diving spots on São Miguel Island.Come and dive to one of the ex-libris of diving in the Azores, the Natural Reserve of the Islet of Vila Franca do Campo!

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Hawaiian Canoe Tour On The Island Of Terceira, Azores

More than one program, we offer you a unique experience. Embark with us on this adventure held within a traditional canoe Hawaiian.

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Experience 3-Wheel, Island Of Terceira, Azores

Come have fun with us living an experience in three types of different vehicles.

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Guided Tour Of The Fortresses Of Angra Do Heroísmo, Terceira Island

This 2h30 ride gives you the opportunity to visit the ancient fortresses of the city of Angra do Heroísmo, on Terceira Island. This is a unique and exclusive experience that we have created for you, and it will be a true time travel.

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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.