Azores Points of Interest and Places to Visit


Furnas Lake (Lagoa das Furnas)

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 16 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

With its startling blue-green waters fringed by forested-hillsides and dotted with hot springs, fumaroles and bubbling mud pots, the crater lake of Furnas Lake (Lagoa das Furnas) is one of Azores’ ...  Read more


5 star rating: Highly Recommended 8 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

An ancient volcanic zone that has been active for more than 100,000 years, Furnas is a hotbed of thermal activity. The lush area has been attracting spa visitors seeking the water’s healing ...  Read more

Ribeira dos Caldeirões Natural Park (Parque Natural dos Caldeirões)

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 1 Rating | Tours & Tickets

With its gurgling streams, cascading waterfalls and bursts of colorful Hydrangeas, the Ribeira dos Caldeirões Natural Park (Parque Natural dos Caldeirões) shows off the natural beauty of ...  Read more

Sete Cidades

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 13 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Nature lovers will find their bliss among the otherworldly volcanic landscape of Sao Miguel Island’s Sete Cidades. What you’ll find there is more than just lush green mountains that fall into an ...  Read more

Faial Island

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The Azores island cluster lies in the Atlantic a little less than halfway between Lisbon, Portugal and Rhode Island in the U.S. In that cluster is Faial Island, or Ilha do Faial in Portuguese. ...  Read more

Vila Franca do Campo

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Founded in the 15th century, Vila Franca do Campo rose to become the largest on the island of São Miguel. It served as the capital of the Azores in the 16th century when it was tragically hit ...  Read more

Pico do Carvão Viewpoint (Miradouro do Pico do Carvão)

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The Pico do Carvao viewpoint is a popular lookout spot on Sao Miguel, the largest island of the Portuguese archipelago of the Azores. Travelers will find panoramic views of both the northern and ...  Read more

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