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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Dolphins fly in the Azores

This could be the beginning of a description of the image in this article. In this one, the photographer invites the observer to imagine where the dolphin comes from: is it a jump from the water or was it flying smoothly before a flight steeply over the Atlantic? Whatever the reader imagines, the resemblance to a seagull is evident, except …

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It rains in São Miguel! Now what?

Andreia Costa, living in São Miguel, has a very clear idea of what to discover on the island, in addition to the stunning landscapes and lagoons. According to her (she is the author of an alternative route to São Miguel), the island contains often unknown places that are of great interest.   Climatic conditions should not be an obstacle, but …

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Happy birthday, Corvo island!

With a total area of 17.2 km ² and about 430 inhabitants, Corvo is the smallest and least populous island in the Azores archipelago. It would have been discovered at the same tima of Flores island in 1452 by Diogo de Teive, on the return of his second exploration trip to Terra Nova. Its settlement was not easy, and several …

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