Get to know the Azores
Nine islands in the heart of the Atlantic Ocean. Full of secrets and white spots, they hospitably welcome their guests. Stunning views, an abundance of flowers and vegetation - this is heaven on earth, this is the Azores.
The Azores are home to a unique cuisine. Fish and seafood, which generously gives the Atlantic Ocean and the amazing meat of domestic animals that walk through the endless meadows. Add local wine and local cheese - and you're set for an unforgettable gastronomic journey.
Special yachting culture
The port of Horta is a mecca for yachtsmen from all over the world. All Atlantic sailing competitions start or stop here, here is a meeting place for old and new friends, because the city lives on yachting. And each guest of Orta leaves his autograph on the endless pier. Find friends?
The Azores are the oldest hub between the Old and New Worlds. Threads of sea routes passed through the islands, here they took shelter from the weather, replenished supplies and got up for repairs. On some islands there were pirate bases, on others - naval bases. So. more than 80 ships lie in the bay of Angra do Heroismo and this is one of the two underwater museums in the world protected by UNESCO.