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Make the most of your trip to the Azores

Dormant volcanoes, lush vegetation, great hikes and dramatic views are attracting a fast growing number of travelers to this archipelago of 9 volcanic islands in the North Atlantic.

Best time to visit
While the Azores can be visited year-round, the climate is best from March to October, with the peak summer months (July and August) attracting the biggest crowds. March to June are best for watching dolphones and whales.  

Things to do
Adventure seekers and families alike visit the Azores for world class whale watching, hiking and mountain biking on trails with sweeping views, canoeing in volcanic lakes, mountain biking and canyoning through beautiful waterfalls. To recharge after these adventures, enjoy food cooked in the ground using the energy of volcanoes, stroll trough romantic gardens and enjoy a nice glass of Azorean wine by the ocean. 

How to get to the Azores
With many direct flights from Europe (2 - 5 hour flights depending on where you fly from) and an increasing number of direct flights from the US (only 4 hours from Boston) the Azores are easy to reach.

Meet our Local Travel Specialists

Experienced travel specialists with a passion for the Azores
Travel operator Tiago Botelho
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Tiago Botelho

My name is Tiago, and I was born in the Azores. I spent most of my life in a close proximity with nature, exploring and enjoying the natural landscape of my island, which made me choose to study...


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Example Trip Requests

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“Azores Hiking Vacation for Two”

We are interested in taking in the scenery, hiking, and learning about the local culture. We would like to stay on 1 island most of the trip, but want to make sure there is plenty to do and taken in from a hiking standpoint. Spending a day touring a...

— Traveler looking to visit the Azores in April 2017

“One Week Hiking in San Miguel”

We will listen to advice but thinking of sticking to one island for simplicity. Would like to stay in a couple of different places convenient for day trip hikes with transport arranged to trail head. We are fit seniors who hike regularly. Last year we did...

— Traveler looking to visit the Azores in August 2017

“Azores in May”

My wife and I are looking for a 1 week trip to include visiting 3 different islands to explore what each island offers. We would like to visit Horta, Faial and Sao Miguel with a majority of time on Sao Miguel. We would like to travel to include May 15, 2017.

— Traveler looking to visit the Azores in March 2017

“Honeymoon in the Azores”

We are getting married in June. Want to travel June early June and have planned 3 days for the Azores. Looking to do a bit of hiking, relaxing on a beach. See as many of the islands as we can in half a week. We would like to enjoy some good local food. ...

— Traveler looking to visit the Azores in June 2017

“Trip to Explore the beauty of Azores”

Prefer exploring on my own with my schedule Want to explore the beauty of Azores and take thousands of pictures Coastal hikes only Ocean, lakes, bodies of water Need sun all the time Love trying local foods and strolling local markets Comfort-style...

— Traveler looking to visit the Azores in June 2017