Category Archives: Azores

Visit the Azores this Spring

The Azores is a beautiful place to visit throughout the year, but it’s especially lovely during spring. The climate is mild, and the vast expanse of sea that surrounds the nine islands are affected by the Gulf Stream, so temperatures … Continue reading

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4 Free Things to Do in Horta

The Azores islands have plenty of beauty to enjoy for free at all times of the year, but in this guide we can help you to find the best free activities to pad out your holiday with plenty of fun … Continue reading

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Island Resorts in Portugal

A holiday is perfect for letting off steam, making memories and having a well-earned break. We recommend choosing an island resort for the ultimate de-stress – the ocean is known for helping people to feel calm, and islands have a … Continue reading

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Wildlife in the Azores

The Azores is world-famous for its dramatic volcanic landscapes – brimming with hot springs, crater lakes and geysers – its beautiful culture, its delicious cuisine and, of course, for the amazing array of animals that make the islands their home. … Continue reading

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Bonita Faial: Hydrangeas to Horta

Faial Island is a Portuguese Island of the Central Group of the Azores. The Azores are made up by São Miguel Island, Terceira Island, Pico Island (Faial’s nearest neighbour, east across the channel) São Jorge Island, Graciosa, Santa Maria Island, … Continue reading

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Exploring Faial: How to Make the Most Out of Your Holiday in Portugal

While Lisbon, Porto and the Algarve remain popular options for tourist seeking to holiday in sunny Portugal, the country has other equally incredible and impressive places you shouldn’t miss out on! The Azores is one such place. This archipelago has many … Continue reading

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6 Reasons to Visit the Azores

Portugal is a country rich in culture, history and beautiful cities and countryside. It has been a popular destination for holidaymakers for some time and it’s showing no signs of declining. There are many stunning parts of the country to … Continue reading

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How Volcanoes Shape the Azores

The Azores archipelago is located near the triple junction of the Eurasian, American and African plates on the Atlantic Ocean. The islands are approximately 1500km from Europe and 3900km from the North American east coast and are located on the … Continue reading

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Word Heritage Sites in Portugal (Part 2)

Portugal’s rich history is easy to see throughout its cities and villages. The stunning locations on UNESCO’s World Heritage Sites include Tomar, Alto Douro, and Madeira in a list with a total of 15 locations. At Pousadas of Portugal we … Continue reading

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