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These nine volcanic islands lost in the middle of the Atlantic are an ecotourism paradise. Between superb hikes, lush vegetation and cetacean observation, we take you to discover the Azores!

Discovering the Azores archipelago Magazine

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Sao Miguel

The main island of Açores, São Miguel is also the gateway to the archipelago with its international airport. Discovered in the 15th century during the great Portuguese explorations, the island is only 65 km long and 8 km long and 8 km long. 15 km wide. However, its landscapes are astonishingly diverse, between volcanic reliefs, thermal springs, black sand beaches and pineapple, banana and tea plantations. ;nbsp;! From São Miguel, you can fly to the other islands of the archipelago with the local airline SATA or take the ferry with the shipping company Atlanticoline.< br />  
© karnizz – stock.adobe.com Pause São Miguel Sete Cidades Boca do Inferno Ponta Delgada Lagoa do Fogo Caldeira Velha Furnas Plantations de Chá Gorreana Ribeira Grande Santa Maria

Teilor Stone

By Teilor Stone

Teilor Stone has been a reporter on the news desk since 2013. Before that she wrote about young adolescence and family dynamics for Styles and was the legal affairs correspondent for the Metro desk. Before joining Thesaxon , Teilor Stone worked as a staff writer at the Village Voice and a freelancer for Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, GQ and Mirabella. To get in touch, contact me through my teilor@nizhtimes.com 1-800-268-7116