Located on the third island of the Azores to be discovered by 15th century explorers, Angra do Heroísmo was the first city established in the archipelago, strategically situated in the Atlantic Ocean. Angra gained importance as a
The island of São Miguel is the largest in the Azores, forming the Eastern Group of the Archipelago together with the island of Santa Maria, 81km away.Its settlement began in 1444 in Povoação and then Vila Franca do Campo, the isl
The island of Terceira, one of the main entry points to the Azores, together with the islands of Graciosa, São Jorge, Pico and Faial, forms the central group of the archipelago.As its name implies, this was the third island of the
The island of Santa Maria is in the Eastern Group of the Azores archipelago, along with São Miguel, 81km away.