It rains in São Miguel! Now what?

Andreia Costa, living in São Miguel, has a very clear idea of what to discover on the island, in addition to the stunning landscapes and lagoons. According to her (she is the author of an alternative route to São Miguel), the island contains often unknown places that are of great interest.   Climatic conditions should not be an obstacle, but …

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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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According to Ryanair, Ponta Delgada is the best destination for 2020

According to Ryanair, these are the best destinations to visit in 2020 Ponta Delgada, Azores Islands – Portugal Yerevan, Armenia Galway, Ireland Santander, Spain Palanga, Lithuania Verona, Italy Tbilisi, Georgia Beirut, Lebanon Marseille, France Tel Aviv, Israel So that no one misses visiting Ponta Delgada and the island of São Miguel, Ryanair launched a promotion starting at 19.99 euros – …

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Walking in Sete Cidades, Azores

Sete Cidades offers several certified, easy and medium difficulty trails. They all take advantage of the best that Sete Cidades have: breathtaking landscapes, privileged views of the Atlantic Ocean, viewpoints that fill our eyes with thousands of green tones and two lagoons, unique in their colors. One of the proposed trails, about 13km, is of medium difficulty and bypasses the …

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Daniela Mercury at “Chicharro 2019”

Daniela Mercury, the “Brazilian Hurricane”, will performe in the commemorative edition of the 30 years of Chicharro! Daniela Mercury is today one of the most recognized and respected Brazilian singers inside and outside her country. Daniela will bring contagious energy. Live concerts are always synonymous with color, rhythm and joy. The diva from Salvador da Bahia will  be on the …

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Festas do Nordeste 2019

The festivities include other bands that will open the concerts on Friday and Saturday. THE CODE opens the artist Matias Damásio, and the Girls of Ipanema precede the concert of Luís Represas, on Saturday. The dance artists also return to Nordeste, with KAY-X headlining on Friday, and DEEPJAY on Saturday. SOULSKY and PLAY are other names that will be on …

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Do not throw garbage to the ground (or into the air)

The celebrations of “Senhor Santo Cristo” gather thousands of people in a tight space and invariably produces a lot of garbage. And the garbage collection points are not always visible due to the large crowds. As the celebrations only end at the end of this week, Destinazores helps to clean and preserve the party place. More than a “waste bin …

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After all what is a “chicharro”?

THIS IS “CHICHARRO”!! Chicharro is also this: a big party in Ribeira Quente, Povoação, which this year celebrates the 30 years of existence. Tickets will be on sale from May 24 at the usual venues. For the 30 years to be celebrated seriously, Povoação was not sparing in the commitment. In addition to the presence of Mercury, Starlight, Calema, Mosimann …

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Azores Rallye ready to start!

The qualifying event is played again in the usual section of Remédios for another year and the rally itself, has its start on the same day with three specials. After a few years, the Coroa da Mata section rejoins the itinerary, although in a slightly longer version with 11.10km, followed by a new section starting in Mediana and ending in …

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The special mist of São Miguel

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 …

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Lotus Rallye 2018, Ribeira Grande

The first section takes place on Friday, November 9, in a course of 1.31 km with Special Stage 1 Ribeira Grande night race, leaving the first car for the road at 8:52 p.m. On Saturday, November 10, the remaining stages run three times in Monte Escuro / São Brás, with 10.30 km and Achada / Graminhais, with a course of …

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“Priolo” Environmental Center Route

A short walk on the Reserve Forest Recreation Center of Cancela do Cinzeiro with a starting point at the Priolo Environmental Center with a visit to the center’s exhibition for the interpretation of the area and the framework of conservation actions directed at the priolo (endemic bird of the Azores and one of the most threatened in Europe) and walking …

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“Studio Monte Palace” exhibition

The work of Graham Gussin can be appreciated here in the fields of photography, drawing and sculpture. This exhibition, which will take place at the Fonseca Machado Gallery, brings together photographs, paintings, drawings and videos that reflect Gussin’s experience in the Azores, particularly in São Miguel. It stands out in the exhibition, the artist’s records of the ruins of the …

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Wine in Azores 2018, São Miguel

Those who visit the fair will have the right to taste the wines of the producers present and the pleasure of meeting them in person. You can watch the showcookings presented by the most renowned Chefs of Portugal as well as delight in our famous “Tascas Gourmet” (Gourmet Taverns). This festival is unique and irreverent! With nine consecutive editions, it …

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Bird watching, Sete Cidades

  On October 6, in the protected area of the Seven Cities, there will be a meeting for birdwatching. The Seven Cities are an important place for the rest of migratory species and have been the target of several conservation works. These can be observed at the Park Lodge, where a visit will be made prior to the bird watching …

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Recreation of the Traditional Harvest, Maia, São Miguel

In this initiative organized by the Maia Tourist Office / House of the People of Maia, the reception and accompaniment of the visitors to the place of the event will be made by a technical team, at 8:30 am, in the trench of the Calhau D’Areia Beach. approved track “Fonte Santa – Praia da Viola”. The great attention will be …

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“Ceia Franciscana” at Lagoa, São Miguel

Participants will be received by a number of musical theater, with guest intervention. There will be a moment of spontaneous theater, animated by a revivalist style, in which the story of the building, which is one of the former libris of the city of Lagoa, will be followed in the churchyard. The musical theater play, Utopia, from the theater group …

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Pelames Recreational Park

The Pelames Recreational Park will receive, on September 22, from 6 pm, various activities that will continue until the evening. So, at 6:00 pm, the zumba class begins, open to the population. Soon after, at 7:30 p.m., there will be a demonstration of “capoeira” for those interested in learning a little about this art and sport of Brazilian origin. By …

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Festa do Milho (Corn Festival) 2018

September, 21 14:00 – Official opening of the Corn Festival 14:30 – Afternoon inclusive with traditional games and craft workshops 16:00 – Recreation of the pig slaughter 19:30 – Mass of the blessing of the harvest 20:30 – Fair of traditional flavors with the opening of the small shops 21:30 – “Baile Furado” (traditional dance) 22:00 – “Desgarrada” 23:00 – …

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COLOR FUN Ribeira Grande

It is already on September 22 that starts the 5th edition of Color Fun Ribeira Grande! Starting at 3:00 pm in the Complex of the Municipal Pools of Ribeira Grande, activities begin with a great recreational and physical component. Registration is free and can be made through the number (+351) 911 010 110. Participants should wear a white t-shirt and …

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World Masters Championship 2018

The World Masters Championship for veterans will be held this year from September 18 to 23 in Areal de Santa Bárbara, in Ribeira Grande, for the first time in Europe. Former world champions Tom Curren, Australian Mark Occhilupo and Hawaiian Sunny Garcia, among 30 participants, will be in the race. The only Portuguese in the Azores Airlines World Masters Championship …

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Fado Night at Casa do Bacalhau (Cod House)

” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″] Joana Almeida returns to Casa do Bacalhau already this weekend! A cast of luxury, with Tiago Lima on the Portuguese guitar and André Ramos on the “fado viola”. Reservations : 296 091 994 – 915 390 518 – 916 642 850

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Azores Airlines Big Game Fishing 2018

14th September Arrival of the participants to Ponta Delgada 15.30 – Meeting with the Captains at the Clube Naval Ponta Delgada 17.30 – Cocktail 15th September Big Game Fishing Challenge – day 1 Coktail Clube Naval Ponta Delgada 16th September Big Game Fishing Challenge – day 2 Coktail Clube Naval Ponta Delgada 17th September Tour to “ Lagoa das Sete …

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Folklore Festival, Relva 2018

This Saturday is the largest Folklore Festival held in São Miguel, one of the largest in the Azores, well-known nationally and internationally. It is the Great Festival of Folklore of the Grass – Folkloric Show of the Atlantic, that this year goes in the twenty-sixth edition. For the last twenty-six years, the 1st Saturday of August is considered to be …

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PDL White Ocean

The biggest outdoor white party in the Azores, many color, light and sound news for another “Pdl white Ocean” edition, Saturday, August 4, a simple theme: “come and dive into a sea of emotions”. As you walk through the city, you will feel the vibes of the shows the effect of performance and living art, truly magical of many smiles. …

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“Chicharro 2018” counting down

In the parish are defined 3 zones for authorized camping: the zone above the beach, in the multi-sports area and the river. After the Ribeira Quente is full, parking will be done in Furnas, as it has been happening in recent years, and will be destined a proper place, at the end of Rua dos Moinhos, duly marked, for the …

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“Atalho dos Vermelhos” trail, São Miguel

The meeting point for this activity, which promotes physical health and conviviality, will be at the City Gate, at 8:30 am and vacancies are limited. The registration fee is 4 euros and can be made or, in person, from Monday to Friday, from 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., at the Office of Sports Support (Rua Engº José Cordeiro, nº23, São …

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Ponta Delgada at night

Ponta Delgada closes stories, swear love between couples as they walk at “Avenida”, thoughts. Streets without horns, baby strollers that ride parents and boats slowly entering the Marina. Ponta Delgada at night is like this. ” template=”default” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″] Source: Paulino Pavão

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Time to relax, beautify and enjoy the volcano

Considered a unique case in the world, due to the existence of thermal salt water with a very high sulfur content, Ferraria waters, besides curing problems of rheumatism and nevrites, are also used to treat diseases of other forums. With the investment recently completed, it was possible to maintain the original layout of the original building and, at the same …

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From Coimbra, the Furnas have more charm

David tells us that the trip to Furnas was much more than the photos document. The tour started on the north coast and the first “wow!” happened in Pico do Ferro. It was made the presentation of the place and with a neck strap, also saw where it would lunch. From then on, more “wows!” they would happen. ” order_by=”sortorder” …

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Beaches of Ribeira Grande with flag “Gold Quality”

There are three bathing areas in the county of Ribeira Grande that will display the “Quality of Gold” flag during the bathing season of 2018. The beach of Santa Bárbara (Ribeira Seca), Moinhos beach (Porto Formoso) and the bathing area of ​​Calhetas are awarded with the annual award awarded by Quercus. The National Association of Conservation of Nature classified the …

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Festa de Maios na freguesia da Maia

With the accomplishment of this event, the House of the People of Maia intends to perpetuate the tradition of the Maios, paying homage to its people and the founder of the parish, Inês Maia, symbolically represented in a Giant May “environmentally friendly”. Continuing Maia’s Strategic Tourist Literacy Plan, it is with pride that the House of the People invites all …

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Senhor Santo Cristo dos Milagres festivities

Saturday, 28th April 08:00 – Receipt of cattle offerings at the auction branch of the São Miguel Agricultural Association, Santana, in Rabo de Peixe (kindly assigned) 10:00 – Beginning of the auction of livestock offers at the premises of the Agricultural Association of São Miguel Tuesday, 1st May 18:00 – “Tríduo Preparatório” at Senhor Santo Cristo dos Milagres Sanctuary Wednesday, …

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