How many days do you need in the Azores?

How many days do you need in the Azores?

In general, you should be able to see all the highlights on most Azores islands in 2-3 days. The only exception is São Miguel, the largest island, where we recommend staying at least 5-7 days.

Is it expensive to visit Azores?

While they are still slightly more expensive than mainland Portugal – insularity comes with a price! – food and accommodation are still cheap compared to Western European standards. It’s possible to travel to Azores with a budget of less than $80-90 a day, including accommodation, food, and transportation.

Where does Ro stay in Azores?

Overview of the best places to stay in the Azores

Island Type
Vinhas do Calhau Pico Apartment
Quinta da Magnólia São Jorge Quinta
Casa d’Avó Guesthouse and Apartment São Jorge Guesthouse and apartments
Make it happen farm São Jorge Farm

What is Azores famous for?

The Azores are best known for whale and dolphin watching. The archipelago is a pit stop or home for about a third of the world’s cetacean species. Year-round residents include sperm whales, common dolphins and bottlenose dolphins.

Can you fly direct to the Azores?

Are there any nonstop flights to Azores? Yes, you can find nonstop flights to the islands of Azores. You can fly from Boston Logan International Airport (BOS) to Ponta Delgada Airport. You will also find nonstop flights from Portugal via Lisbon Airport (LIS).

Do you need a car in Azores?

Almost all of the top things to do in the Azores are located quite far from the cities or villages. That means you always have to use a car if you want to visit these sights.

Do they speak English in Azores?

The official language in Azores is Portuguese. For those visiting the Azores on holiday, however, the good news is that most of the people involved with tourism speak at least well enough English to be able to communicate with tourists.

What language is spoken in the Azores?


Azores Açores
Largest city Ponta Delgada
Official languages Portuguese
Demonym(s) Açoriano(a) (English: Azorean)
Government Autonomous Region

What is the most beautiful island in the Azores?

Terceira Island is also home to the only official UNESCO city in the Azores Islands, Angra do Heroísmo! This charming city is the most picturesque and beautiful one in all of the Azores. Other famous sights that are must-sees in Terceira Island are Monte Brasil, Serra do Cume, and Lagoa das Patas, just to name a few.

What language do they speak in the Azores?

Is there casino on the Azores?

The newest addition to the Ponta Delgada skyline is the Azor Hotel and Casino, which recently opened in January 2017 with the casino being home in the Spring of 2017. The 10 million dollar investment from the Portuguese parent company is one of the modern-day additions that have come to the island.

What are the names of the islands of the Azores?

The Azores is an archipelago of nine islands located in the north Atlantic ocean, about 2 hours from Europe and 5 from North America. The Azores are divided into three groups: the eastern (Sao Miguel and Santa Maria islands), the central (Terceira, Graciosa, Sao Jorge , Pico and Faial islands), and the western (Flores and Corvo islands).

Where to stay in Portugal?

The best areas to stay in Lisbon are La Baixa (historic city centre) and Avenida Da Liberdade (new city centre) .