11 Reasons to visit the Azores Islands
1
Short distance
Short distance direct flights from Europe and America to a destination that marks Europe's westernmost point;
2
new destination
A new destination offering active tourism activities on 9 bright green and diverse natural volcanic islands that are very well conserved and still largely undiscovered;
3
tasty food
Eating tasty food cooked underground only with steam coming from the Earth;
4
Watching
Watching 25 species of whales and dolphins year round in one of the best Whale Watching destinations in the World;
5
Bathing
Bathing in open air natural thermal hot water pools;
6
Swimming
Swimming with wild dolphins in open sea;
7
Mingling
Mingling with the friendly locals and closely experiencing their culture and genuine way of living;
8
Visiting
Visiting the fumaroles zone, a manifestation of active volcanism that sprouts geysers of boiling water and medicinal mud;
9
Drinking
Drinking mineral waters of different flavours and temperatures that pours from taps, making Furnas one of the richest hydrological regions of Europe;
10
Climbing
Climbing the highest mountain in Portugal that lies in Pico Island in the middle of the archipelago;
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Walking
Walking through the UNESCO patrimony vineyards of Pico Island that give such an exquisite taste to the wine that used to be exported to the Czars;