Azores Islands flights and travel guide

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Reasons to fly to Azores Islands

Portugal’s remote archipelago of the Azores is blessed with natural beauty and breathtaking landscape; it’s hard not to forget life’s daily chaos upon arriving at one of the nine islands. Located about 900 miles off the coast of Europe and west of Portugal, international flights to Azores eventually land in the pristine and protected islands where volcanoes stand tall and hot sulfur springs provide a backdrop to the subtropical area. It’s no surprise that agriculture is the main money-maker on the islands, but vacationers book flights to the Azores for a stay on the white sand beaches and a chance at island hopping via ferry and domestic Azores flights.

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Azores Islands Travel Information

  • See the brightly colored chapels (imperios) on the island of Terceira.  The capital of Terceira is Angra de Heroismo which is a UNESCO World Heritage site.
  • Stay in Convento de Sao Francisco on Sao Miguel.  There are only 10 rooms in this beautifully renovated 17th century convent on Villa Franco de Campo.  Capture the simplicity of convent life.
  • If you think of hydrangeas as plants in pots, think again.  Hedges of blue hydrangeas literally criss-cross the island of Faial. You won’t forget it.    

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Melisse Hinkle
A New England native but explorer at heart, Melisse has lived in four U.S. cities, spent a summer in Hawaii, made her way through wine-producing regions in Australia and New Zealand, and traveled around Europe while studying abroad in London. She is the Content Manager for the U.S. and Canada at Cheapflights.
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