12 of the most beautiful places to visit in the Azores

Nine glorious and distinct islands make up the Azores – a stunning archipelago in the mid-Atlantic an autonomous region of Portugal which is sometimes known as the Hawaii of the mid-Atlantic. Each of these islands has their own character, culture and charm and unique scenery including volcanic landscapes, green pastures, unusual crater lakes and hedgerows of blue hydrangeas. With so much to see and do, I’d recommend finding a car hire rental in the Azores and ticking off all the best places. From my time spent exploring this up and coming European destination, here are 12 of the most beautiful places to visit in the Azores…  

Sete Cidades

This area could easily be part of one of the best road trips in the world. Sete Cidades is the central civil parish of Ponto Delgada and often described as a picturesque paradise. High praise indeed and certainly accurate

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