Welcome to the Green Island, the largest and most captivating island in the Azores! This stunning destination boasts sprawling fields and patches of trees forced into the valleys of streams, dazzling lakes, sandy beaches, dramatic mountains, and much more.
Furnas, nestled inside a volcanic crater, is one of the most fascinating villages on the island. Here, you can experience the thrill of watching hot springs boil your lunch in traditional earth ovens known as “cozidos,” buried in the geothermal soil. Another must-see is Sete Cidades, twin crater lakes linked by a narrow passage, offering an unforgettable view that will stay with you forever.
For outdoor enthusiasts, the Green Island is a paradise. Explore Terra Nostra Park, swim in the warm waters of Ponta da Ferraria, or relax by the stunning Lagoa do Fogo Lake, surrounded by lush greenery and towering mountains.
This island is also a treasure trove of history and culture. Take a stroll through the charming streets of Ponta Delgada’s old town, lined with cozy restaurants and lively bars. Visit the picturesque Vila Franca do Campo, with its stunning islet and charming harbor. And don’t forget to see the island’s tea and pineapple plantations, showcasing the best of the island’s fertile hillsides. So come and discover the wonders of the Green Island!