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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
565 messages
active 1 day ago

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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Travel operator Cátia Chaves
412 messages
active 51 mins ago

Cátia Chaves

My name is Cátia and I was born and raised in the Azores. Since a very young age I was in a close connection with travel and tourism since my father worked on a nature lodge and I spent plenty of...

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Travel operator Liliana Ávila
40 messages
active 2 hours ago

Liliana Ávila

I was born in Faial Island, one of the nine Azores islands. In 2006, I left my island to complete a tourism degree on São Miguel island. Since then, I've continued to live on São Miguel and am...

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Travel operator Tiago Fortuna
active 7 days ago

Tiago Fortuna

I was born in Oporto in 1975. I was a mountain biking pioneer in Portugal, activity that i practice since the age of 9. I promoted several clubs and youth associations, linked to nature and...

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Example Trip Requests

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Family Adventure in the Azores

The kids are 12 and 10. We have some hiking experience in Iceland and in the Alps. We arrive at Ponta Delgada at the end of June. We are not sure how it would work if we stay on one island in a hotel but want to do let's say a hiking trip on another...

Family of 2 adults and 2 children looking to visit the Azores in June 2017

Diving trip in the Azores

We are a family of 4 with adult children. Two of us are experienced divers and definitely want to dive in the Azores! We'd love to see whales, although I understand this might not be the best time of year. We also enjoy fishing. All of us want to hike and...

Family of 4 is visiting the Azores in June 2017

Azores trip in August

We are a couple in our 30s looking to get a bit of beach relaxation, hikes, good food, unique and interesting hotels, whale watching and perhaps touring a tea and pineapple farm. We might have 10 days.

A couple looking to visit the Azores in August 2017

Azores Adventure and Relaxation

Interests include hiking, kayaking, snorkel, sightseeing,4x4 adventure, horseback riding, local interactions...fun, interesting and interactive activities, along with some R & R time to relax and soak up the vibes. We are a 55 year old couple in good...

A couple looking to visit the Azores in May 2017

1 Year Anniversary Trip to the Azores

Traveling with my husband to celebrate our 1 year anniversary. Our favorite trip that we have ever been on was Iceland in January we loved the lack of crowds, hiking, and landscape, northern lights and food. We drove down the southern coast and stayed in...

A couple visited the Azores in April 2017