Flores

After an air trip, the airport of Santa Cruz das Flores is the starting line for an extraordinary itinerary, through a unique natural landscape, where everything is beautiful, where everything is beautiful. It is an island of incomparable beauty, by the geographic cut, and rugged terrain that characterizes it.

Ilha das Flores

The Flores Island is part of the so-called Western Group along with Corvo Island. It consists mostly of mountains, large ravines and gigantic cliffs. The highest point of Flores is the Morro Alto, with 914 meters of altitude.

The islet of Monchique is the westernmost point of Portugal and Europe (although the island rests on the North American continental plate). It is often considered one of the most beautiful islands in the archipelago.

 

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Missing things in the Azores

HIGHWAYS We have no highways and the best we can offer are two SCUTs (fast lanes without costs for the user) in São Miguel. In the Azores we do not pay tolls to move around. TRAFFIC JAMS If we are more than 10m in traffic we don’t like it. In the Azores there are no traffic jams, which can stress …

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Maré de Agosto Festival

The Maré de Agosto Festival is a cultural event that has already brought to Santa Maria more than 400 shows, provided by more than 250 different groups and about 2000 musicians. Among them, prominent names in the music scene, national and international, representative of the most diverse aesthetic styles. Many of them, perhaps less well-publicized, have regularly taken on the …

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