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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Pico wine among the best in Portugal

Over a thousand wines and sparkling wines were tasted and evaluated. Of these, a total of 68 were awarded, most notably the Douro region, which won 28 awards. The “Passion for Prestige Wine” award went to eight producers. Among them, three red wines, all DOC Douro: Costa Boal Homage Douro red Grande Reserva 2011, from Costa Boal Family Estates; Quinta …

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What to eat in São Miguel

Furnas stew It is the most popular dish in São Miguel. The stew is a mixture of meats – pork, chicken and beef – sausage and vegetables. What distinguishes it from a traditional stew is that it is cooked underground by volcanic steam and without water. It is a meal prepared by Mother Nature! On the banks of Lagoa das …

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Bathing in hot springs

Although the Azores are bathed in relatively warm waters, it can still be a little cold. The good news is that there are warm waters where you can take a dip, get a massage with hot natural water or just relax and meditate.   These hot springs are common on the island of São Miguel. Poça da Dona Beija, Caldeira …

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