The Azores which belong to Portugal consists of 9 volcanic islands in the middle of the Atlantic between Europe and America.
São Miguel, the largest island, offers many sights worth seeing.
Ponta Delgada, the harbourtown on the South coast, hast modern hotels and a new port which therefore corresponds to large cities.
One of the highlights of São Miguel (also ideal for hiking) are the idyllic crater lakes of Lagoa Verde near Sete Cicadas and that of Lagoa do Fogo.
The island is a dream for each geocacher. In the most important sightseeings you will certainly find a „box". Hiking in the wonderful nature, to the cascades, caverns, along the crater rims -
There are two Golf Courses. Batalha is 20 minutes drive from our house. This amazing 27-
Bob Cameron created three 9-
What's outstanding here are the large Fairways and excellent Greens.
Furnas Golf Course on the East coast has also 18 holes.
Further sights worth seeing:
The climb to this church, Ermida da Nossa Senhora da Paz near Vila Franca do Campo, would certainly test your fitness.
To relax, the following hot springs and natural pools are welcoming.