Along with the Flemings, many other inhabitants settled on the islands from mainland Portugal, bringing with them their ways of life and their culture, including the Portuguese language. Currently Portuguese is spoken throughout the archipelago, with very rich and peculiar accents, which vary from island to island. Gothic elements from the early period of colonization appear in some churches and …Continue reading
In the Northeast you will find many sights such as the Ponta do Sossego and Ponta da Madrugada viewpoints, Serra da Tronqueira, Arnel lighthouse, Calderas Natural Park, among other viewpoints that allow you to see panoramic landscapes to the sea and the mountain.
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Even today, the Azores honor the tradition of these men, receiving tourist cruises and scientific expedition teams and being an important stopover point for travelers in the Atlantic. Natural beauty is found throughout the Azores archipelago. All the islands have volcanic origin and the traveler can enjoy the lagoons, mountains, active and inactive volcanoes, as well as the luxuriant …Continue reading
Hidden from the world, somewhere between Europe and America, São Miguel has far fewer tourists than mainland Portugal and most tourist destinations. The visitor will find stunning scenery, fantastic food and friendly people. All in small point! São Miguel is covered with shades of green all year round. Encased in huge craters and active hot springs that bear witness to …Continue reading