Why Visit azores
Located in the mid-Atlantic Ocean, the Azores archipelago is unique in its wild beauty, a truly Europe’s secret islands of adventure! The nine islands that make up the Azores are in fact the peaks of some of the world's tallest mountains, reaching from deep beneath the Atlantic. Characterized by dramatic landscapes, fishing villages, green pastures, and hedgerows of blue hydrangeas, the volcanic archipelago hosts thousands of tourists every year.
From nine islands, we especially suggest two of them to visit and explore:
São Miguel and Terceira islands, both have their own airports and connections with maritime transport.
Click to find out more about each island:
São Miguel Island
São Miguel is the largest island of the Azores archipelago and the largest of all the islands that are part of the territory of Portugal. Thanks to its temperate and humid climate, the island was well received by the most diverse species introduced by the settlers over the centuries. Adding a special charm to the islands are some flowers, such as Hydrangeas, Camellias, or Azaleas that are used as natural divisions of properties. The Lagoa das Sete Cidades, with its two lagoons - blue and green - surrounded by a caldera, the islet of Vila Franca, a natural reserve, as well as the valley of Furnas, with its fumaroles, hot and medicinal water, are only some examples of the many attractive points that this island presents.
Part of the so-called "Central Group" of Azores archipelago, Terceira Island is a large forest reserve that hosts many species of fauna and flora. Ginjal Lagoon, which despite its small size has unique plants and protected by law. The climate is temperate throughout the year, the average air temperature varies between 11º-26°C, depending on the time of year and the surrounding ocean, on average, between 15º-24°C. Local people often say that "you can experience the four seasons in a single day", the sun and the rain constantly fight for the protagonism, giving rise to beautiful green landscapes that can be seen here.