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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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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