Category Archive: Azores Islands

Santa Maria Island – Azores

Santa Maria Island is the most southern and the warmest of the Azores Archipelago. It is like a little Portugal with a tropical climate in 97 square kilometres in the middle of the immense Atlantic Ocean. The West reminds the landscapes and plains of the Alentejo and the Algarve; the East has mountains full of …

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Graciosa Island

Graciosa means gracious and no other name would fit so perfectly this small volcanic Azorean island. Arriving from any European country you will have the feeling you are in some topical place with a soft hot and wet climate. Mass tourism hasn’t reached the island and is the perfect place to have a deserved rest. …

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Azores Islands

The Azores Islands are the largest Portuguese archipelago and consists in nine islands located in the Atlantic Ocean, 1,500 km west of mainland Europe, with an area of 2247 square km. The archipelago is divided into three groups. The eastern group includes the islands of Sao Miguel and Santa Maria, the central group has the …

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