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Weather in Pico Island. Actual conditions and forecast

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Map of wind conditions for Pico Island area

Map of Pico Island temperature forecast

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Rain forecast for Pico Island area

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This precipitation forecast map is centered around Pico Island. The map is also real-time and interactive.
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Climate in Portugal and weather forecast - best seasons for visit

Thanks to the long Atlantic beach line, fans of windsurfing often come to Portugal. The best conditions for this type of sport are created in the country throughout the year. According to the instructors, the best time for this sport is at the beginning of May and until the end of November. Large waves are observed in February, April and September. Portugal also has all necessary conditions for excellent fishing and spear fishing. Night fishing season is open all year round. The best catch is usually between mid-summer and mid-autumn. In Portugal, you can catch blue marlin, gold mackerel and fish sword. Hunting for lamprey begins in the first days of March. … Open

Atmosphere of Portugal: politics

The Republican Guard operates on the territory of the country, and is intended to enhance the country’s military potential and protect territorial borders. Service is mandatory for men, and is for a period of 4 months. The conscription age is from 20 years. The majority of servicemen work in the country on a contract basis. Portugal has set for itself, the goal of bringing the army to a completely professional level. To date, the maintenance of the armed forces takes 2% of the total GDP. It should be noted that various international military assets are located on the territory of Portugal. For example, NATO is based in Madeira, and US troops are landing in the Azores. … Open

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Pico Island guide chapters

Cuisine and top restaurants

Do not pass by the local cheese. There is a wide choice of them. You can order a platter or a soft cheese queigo fresco with a special sauce of red paprika pimenta da terra. When choosing any dish, you should consult with the waiter and order appropriate wine for the dish for the perfect harmony of tastes. Pay your attention to local stewed pork. It is cooked differently here: with the addition of wine, … Open

Traditions and mentality of Pico Island

Polite treatment begins with the words «señor» or «señora». If you know the profession of the interlocutor or the scientific title, you can mention it. It will be a sign of good manners. Universal greeting here is a handshake, both with men, women and even with children. Friends usually hug each other or kiss on the cheeks. If you make friends with a local, he can offer you to move to more informal … Open

Travel guide to Pico Island

Besides that, coastal waters have become home to dolphins, watching which will certainly leave many unforgettable memories. Beautiful coral reefs grow not far from Ilha do Pico. These reefs provide shelter to numerous exotic fish, squids, stingrays, jellyfish, and many other inhabitants of the deep sea. The island has many exotic and beautiful beaches. Ilha do Pico has an unusual landscape because it was formed by … Open

Pico Island for children - what to visit

One more interesting entertainment for every child is a visit to the Whaling Museum. Note that this is quite a specific institution and small children may simply not understand why people used to kill sea giants. Be sure to visit Calheta de Nesquim and show the Church of St. Sebastian of the 16th century to your child. São Mateus is the beautiful Church of St. Matthew built in the late 19th century. Be sure to … Open

Shopping, streets and outlets

Whaling was incredibly popular on the island. A variety of paintings of ships, inhabitants of water and coastal scenery are cut out on the hard teeth of the sperm whale here. Small sculptures, earrings, rings, brooches or pendants are made of their teeth. A straw hat is not only authentic but also a very useful item that you can buy at the very beginning of the holiday on the island. Locals make not only straw hats … Open

Attractions and active leisure

Don’t miss a chance to see incredibly beautiful streams of lava, which can be found in the North in Mistério da Prainha, Mistério das Bandeiras and Mistério de São João in the southern part of the island. Arcos do Cachorro is a huge lava flow, permeated by a network of caves and grottoes stretching to the coast. Do you want to swim in freshwater and sunbathe away from the beach? Then go to the lakes … Open

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