Angra do Heroísmo

Despite the beauty that characterizes the third-country landscape, it can be said that it is in the historical-cultural field that much of the island’s value lies.

Renaissance and modern, Angra is marked by great historical feats, defender of the ideals of freedom. It is a monument town of manorial character, whose plant comes from the XV – XVI century and the 17th and 18th century houses. Much of its historic center is classified of Public Interest and included in the list of the UNESCO World Heritage.

 

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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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