Trails In the Azores there are dozens of certified trails, on all islands and of different types. From the easy circulars to the challenging climb of Pico, the highest mountain in Portugal (2,351m). There are also high difficulty trails and long routes. The most significant and complete can be found on the island of Santa Maria. Canyoning Cascades surrounded by …Continue reading
The parish of Calhetas is located by the sea, with a steep coast, where you can find its Natural Swimming Pools. Also known as Poços das Calhetas, Calhau da Furna or Poceirões, they are a quiet space where children can have fun in the Atlantic under the supervision of adults.
And don’t think the competition was weak. The Azores have been ahead of many reputable and famous tourist destinations. Koh Tao in Thailand, Capri in Italy, Bali in Indonesia, Ibiza in Spain, Corsica in France and Santorini in Greece are some big names behind the Azorean archipelago. Big 7 Travel spares no praise to the Azores. The superb landscapes, wildlife, …Continue reading
This 54 km long and 6.9 km wide maximum island is part of the Central Group and is one of the vertices of the so-called “triangle islands”, together with Faial and Pico, which is 18.5 km away. Beautifully landscaped the contrast of the central mountain range that runs across the island almost along its length, with the rugged …Continue reading