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

Gastronomic Tour In Terceira Island, Azores Archipelago

Enjoy the typical gastronomy of Terceira Island and fall in love with the melody of flavors that we have to offer you in this fantastic return to the island in more than 15 historical stops, 7 traditional snacks and 2 more typical meals and characteristics of Terceira Island.

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Walking Trails. Enjoy The Interior Of Terceira, Azores

Enjoy the unique landscapes, accompanied of course with different difficulty levels. Explore your adventurous side.

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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 Trip On Terceira Island, Azores

Come discover Terceira Island and we will make your 8 days the best possible in this fantastic Island. Every day our team will provide your group with incredible transportation and tours. You will love the Azores.

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See The Traditional Terceira Island Bullfight Accompanied By A Local Guide

The bullfighting, bulls race, is one of the main cultural events of Terceira Island, being also one of the oldest traditions of the Azores. Get to know the local culture closely, accompanied by our professional guide.

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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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Kayaking In Angra Do Heroismo, Terceira Island

This is a nice way to keep in shape, favouring a direct contact with nature. Participate in a terrific activity that combines the beauty of the landscapes of the Azores with feeling of action and adventure.

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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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Good To Know

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