ACCULADES - Pico & Azores
Why the Azores should be on your bucket list.
NATURE - PEACEFUL - CLEAN - SAFE -FRIENDLY - HEALTHY - AFFORDABLE
Ocean- Sun - Vistas - Food -Wine - Walks - Whales
Azores selected top 10 summer trips in the world
We are remote, but only a 5 hour plane ride from Canada or US. Azores are about 1000 miles west of continental Portugal, being in middle of the unspoiled North Atlantic has helped limit development and mass tourism. All islands easily connected by plane and ferry
Pico island is a top 8 most unique walking paths in the world
The island of Pico offers a variety of amazing walking paths throughout the whole island, you can find dramatic routes along the coast, seaside villages, lake district or the vineyards.
One vineyard area is called Criacao Velha, which is protected by Unesco, here you have 5 miles of walking paths amongst the vines and the lava.
The world’s recognition of the incommensurable value of the Azores started years ago. In 1983, UNESCO named as World Heritage the Historical Centre of Angra do Heroismo, in the island of Terceira, and the Landscape of Pico Island Vineyard Culture, in the island of Pico, in 2004.
This is clearly stated in the World Travel Guide. What makes it quite unique is “the rare” combination of the volcanic environment of Furnas. It is one of the five most appealing volcanic areas in the World.
Second Best Islands in the World for Sustainable Tourism
The Archipelago of the Azores was selected as the 2nd best islands in the world for Suatainable Tourism by National Geographic Traveler. The survey involved 111 islands and archipelagos involved by 522 specialists.
3 Biosphere Reserves
5 Best Secret Islands of the World