10 Things To Do In The Azores Islands

Things to do in Portugal Tips from locals

Thinking of visiting the Azores islands? Excellent choice! From breathtaking views to amazing wildlife and delicious food, these Portuguese islands are a never ending of surprises.

The Azores are formed by nine major islands and an islet cluster, in three main groups. Flores and Corvo to the west, Graciosa, Terceira, São Jorge, Pico and Faial in the centre. São Miguel, Santa Maria, and the Formigas Reef to the east.

These are our top 10 things to do in the Azores Islands:

1. See & Visit

1. Lagoa das Sete Cidades | São Miguel Island

2. Caldeira Velha  | São Miguel Island

3. Islet of Vila Franca Campo | São Miguel Island

4. Terra Nostra Park | São Miguel Island

5. Furnas (and eat the delicious “Cozido das Furnas”) | São Miguel Island

2. Things To Do

6. Whale & Dolphin Watch | Best Islands: São Miguel and Pico

7. Wine Tastings | Pico Island

8. Visit the Museum and Factory “Cerâmica Vieira” | São Miguel Island

9. Climb Pico Mountain | Pico Island

10. Fishing with Locals | Pico Island

If, as myself, you’re a “travel for food” kind of person, have a look at our food experiences in the Azores.

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