The Island is welcoming, accessible and safe, with a pleasant climate; it is rich in legends and traditions and offers great challenges.
It is rich in biodiversity and there is plenty to see and do. Besides its stunningly beautiful landscapes, the island has a unique heritage. Palaces, stately homes, convents and churches from the splendor of the renaissance, forts, fortresses, landscaped gardens, streets and alleys full of life and color explain why the central zone of town of Angra do Heroísmo was included in the World Heritage List by UNESCO, in 1983.
The Island offers the tourist numerous adventures: whale-watching, diving in the Atlantic, walks or bicycle rides through enchanted forests and past crater lakes, sport fishing, canoe trips around the island, balloon rides, golfing and plenty of other activities, to suit all tastes and age groups.
You will be surprised by the kindness, cheerful disposition and hospitality of the locals. You can have an unforgettable experience, in a place where you can feel at peace.