Travelling around the Azores will bring a lot of wonderful memories. Each of the islands is home to unique natural and historical attractions. San Miguel is the largest island of the archipelago. On the island travelers are recommended to visit old palaces of the 17th century, the church of St. Sebastian and a treasury located next to it, and Carlos Machado Museum. Fans of nature can make a walk to picturesque woods or climb to the crater of Sete Cidades Volcano. Terceira Island is a no less remarkable place. The island is also the location of beautiful religious monuments. Travellers traditionally enjoy making an excursion to Algar do Carvao Cave, which was formed more than two thousand years ago as the result of volcano eruption.
Beach rest remains the main tourist attraction of the Azores. The best beaches are located on San Miguel, Santa Maria and Faial Islands. Here you can snuggle under the shade of palm trees and enjoy...
Faial Island is home to a beautiful Caldeira Natural Reserve. Tourists can go up to the observation deck of Monte da Guia and enjoy the picturesque panorama of the island. Fans of water entertainments will enjoy Santa Maria Island more than others. In addition to luxurious beaches, the island is widely known for its beautiful church. A walk on cozy streets of the city will bring totally unforgettable pleasure. You will be also able to see numerous interesting buildings.
Don’t forget about Pico Island and its Wine Museum. There are also several notable historic buildings on the island, as well as a beautiful town Vila do Porto. All most luxurious mansions and churches built in the Baroque style can be seen on Flores Island, and in Sao Jorge Island have preserved aristocratic mansions built in the beginning of the 17th century. Graciosa Island is home to a prominent natural landmark. We are talking about a sulfur cave Furna do Enxofre. There is a beautiful underground lake inside the cave. While walking through the streets of the city you will see beautiful mansions built in the 18th century, see an old cathedral and a monument in the form of a large cross, which was also built more than one hundred years ago.