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May

26.2020

Discover the Azores: Corvo Island


Corvo Island, considered by Unesco as a World Biosphere Reserve, forms, together with the island of Flores, the Western Group of the Azores archipelago. Of volcanic origin, Corvo is the smallest of the nine islands, with an area of ​​only 17.1 km2. 1. Lagoa do Caldeirão is the island's biggest attraction, the extinct volcano, in the north of the island, left the impressive caldera as a souvenir. 2. Discover Vila do Corvo, the only village on the island and where everything happens, it is a picturesque and unusual village characterized by black stone facades, with...

May

19.2020

Discover the Azores: Graciosa Island


The Island of Graciosa, classified by UNESCO as a World Biosphere Reserve, is the northernmost of the five that make up the central group of the Azores archipelago.   1. Discover Caldeira and Furna de Sulfur, the island's biggest attraction. A fascinating lava cave and its main feature is its perfect vaulted ceiling that covers it, formed by lava prisms. 2. Delight yourself with the Queijadas da Graciosa, a regional sweet from the Graciosa Island - Azores, made with local products and rooted in the most genuine tradition of the Azorean sweets. 3. Praia do Ba...

May

12.2020

Discover the Azores: Flores Island


Integrated in the world network of Uniose Biosphere Reserves, the island of Flores, the most western territory of the Azores and Europe, has landscapes that are true paradises. Considered by many to be the most beautiful island of the 9 and the paradise on earth. 1. Poço da Ribeira do Ferreiro, also known as Poço da Alagoinha and considered by many to be the best hidden secret in the Atlantic, is a waterfall resulting from the junction of several waterfalls. 2. Rocha dos Bordões is a geological formation formed by large basalt columns, an ex-libris of the island's...

May

05.2020

Discover the Azores: Santa Maria Island


The island of Santa Maria is in the Eastern Group of the Azores archipelago, along with São Miguel. The green fields, traditional culture, the chimneys of the whitewashed houses, the dark ochre of the earth, the golden beaches and the turquoise waters make Santa Maria different from the archipelago’s other islands. 1. Vila do Porto has the largest population on the island and keeps traces of the beginning of community in some houses with ogival doors and windows with Manueline features. 2. Pico Alto, the highest point on the island at 590 meters above sea level, has a...

April

28.2020

Discover the Azores: Terceira Island


As its name implies, this was the third island of the archipelago to be discovered, although at first it was called the Island of Jesus Cristo. It began to be populated in the 15th century, and has developed steadily since then, largely due to its geographical location. 1. Discover the main city on the island, Angra do Heroísmo, considered a UNESCO world heritage site and a true architectural dream. 2. The Cruz do Canário viewpoint is another place worth visiting. From there it is possible to see the waters of the Atlantic Ocean and see the islets of goats. 3. Port...

April

21.2020

Discover The Azores : Faial Island


Faial is located in the central group of the Azores archipelago, and is part of the so called "triangle islands", together with São Jorge and the neighbouring Island of Pico, separated by the Faial Canal, a narrow sea inlet about 8 km wide. 1. The historic city of Faial Island, Horta is a charm for all who visit it, has several attractions and for those interested in knowing more about the ethnography of the island, as well as its history and cosmopolitanism, be sure to visit the Museum da Horta and the Scrimshaw Museum. 2. Caldeira do Cabeço Gordo is the most notable...

April

14.2020

Discover The Azores : São Jorge Island


The island of S. Jorge is an island in the Azores located in the central group of the archipelago with an cinematic scenery! 1. São Jorge is known for its delicious cheese, strong cheddar, 80% of the area of this island is covered by pastures and there are several places where you can taste and enjoy it. 2. Velas is a village located on the south coast of São Jorge and draws attention for its architecture from past times, surrounded by green vegetation. 3. The village of Calheta was founded in 1483, it is one of the oldest villages on the island and one of the most...

April

07.2020

Discover The Azores : Pico Island


With a surface area of ​​448 km2, Pico Island is the second largest in the archipelago and where the highest mountain in Portugal is located, precisely Pico, which gave it its name, at 2,351 m above sea level. Often referred to as "Mountain Island", it is one of the vertices of the so-called “triangle islands”, the one that is further south of the central group of the archipelago and only 6 km from Faial. 1. Landscape and Vineyard Culture Interpretation Center of the Pico Island is perfect to know the history of the wine of this island. 2. In the vineyards of Criação...
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