Welcome to Angra do Heroísmo

Associated to the Discoveries during the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries, Angra do Heroismo is the example of the creation of a city closely linked to its maritime function and was an obligatory port of call of the fleets of Africa and the Indies. In 1983, UNESCO classified it as a World Heritage Site. Stroll through the grid of streets reflecting the new world of brought by the Renaissance and that the Discoveries set in Angra, a city bathed by the Atlantic Ocean born for trade and navigation. Visit the dark walls of a powerful fortress designed to protect and dominate. Get to know the history told by its monuments, by the art treasures that it has cherished for centuries. These are three good reasons that will make turn your visit to Angra do Heroismo into a unique experience and a wonderful journey through time. In the city, be sure to visit the Igreja do Santíssimo Salvador da Sé, or Sé de Angra (Cathedral), the Igreja da Misericórdia (Church), the Convent and Church of São Francisco, the Convent and Church of São Gonçalo, the Town Hall, the Palácio dos Capitães Generais (Palace), the Monument of Remembrance, the Castle of São Sebastião, the Castle of São João Baptista, the Angra Museum and Monte Brasil.

Top Tours & Activities in Angra do Heroísmo

Adventure Mountain Biking, Terceira Island, Azores

Enjoy the beautiful environment of the island, embarking with us in this fantastic adventure filled with physical exercise.

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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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8 Days 2 Islands, Terceira And São Miguel, Azores

One full week with our team on two beautiful islands Terceira and São Miguel. Come explore Terceira Island and Sao Miguel in a trip that we prepared for you. The perfect week in 2 beautiful islands of the Azores.

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Descent From Santa Bárbara Hills By Bike To Angra Do Heroísmo, Terceira Island

Come enjoy a tour that starts at the highest point of the island, and in an adventure step, descend to the beautiful city of Angra do Heroísmo. We provide transfers, bicycles and a guide for you to worry only about the beautiful view of Terceira Island.

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Arts And Crafts Tour In Angra, Terceira Island

This tour is entirely dedicated to the traditional arts and crafts of Terceira Island, Archipelago of the Azores. You will not only know the techniques and traditions but experience the work yourself.

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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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Island Of Terceira Tour – Bays In The South, Azores

Get to know the Island of Terceira, and its southern coast in a unique way and unforgettable is the purpose of this program.

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Boat Tour Around Terceira Island, From Angra Do Heroísmo

Come and enjoy a boat trip with your family or with friends around Terceira Island and enjoy the magnificent landscapes of the Azores archipelago, from Angra do Heroísmo.

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Language
Portuguese
Currency
Euro
Time Zone
UTC-01:00
Country Phone Code
+351
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