Two Unesco World Heritage Sites Just 4 Hours from Boston

Nine islands sculptured by nature lying in the Atlantic Ocean between two continents. The islands of the archipelago, an autonomous Region of Portugal, are divided into three geographical groups: the Eastern Group, comprising Santa Maria and São Miguel, the Central Group, including Terceira, Graciosa, São Jorge, Pico and Faial, and the Western Group, composed by Corvo and Flores.

 

 

Brought together in an archipelago, each Azorean island has its own identity. Even if they all share an extraordinary natural legacy, they also have their own unique strokes in their landscape, traditions, cuisine, and architecture. There are no words capable of describing and classifying the charm of these nine charismatic islands. They have been sculptured by ancient volcanoes and populated over the centuries by courageous and kind people. Thus, the Azores are a place of varied experiences and emotions.

 

 

How to get to the Azores

São Miguel and Terceira Islands can be reached by non-stop flights from Boston in just 4 hours. São Miguel with year round flights and Terceira from March to October. There are also direct flights from Oakland (California) to Terceira during the summer season.

Download the Visit Azores brochure for more information.