Each of the nine Portuguese islands that make up the Azores has its own distinct character, but they all boast astounding natural beauty. We say that you should set off for Sao Miguel, the largest and most popular of the islands, to take in its crater-lake landscapes and soak up the balmy year-round weather. But why visit just one? We'll take you to explore four of the best Azores Islands on our new 10-day exclusive group tour. This small group tour introduces you to Sao Miguel Island, Terceira Island, tiny Faial and Pico Island. The islands of the archipelago are volcanic in origin, creating dramatic vistas from rugged peaks and deep blue lakes that reflect the sky, cradled in extinct calderas. On your travels through national parks, see dazzling fumaroles, bubbling mineral hot springs and extinct volcano craters. Stop to bathe in a natural hot water pools and in the evenings, tuck into traditional Azorean food and wine. But this tour takes you even further than just the islands. Take to the seas with a local guide and go in search of whales and dolphins by boat; sperm, minke and pilot whales frequent the warm waters surrounding the Azores.
This trip has no fixed departures but restrictions may apply - check operator website
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