The Azores is a fascinating 9 island archipelago: Made from Volcano Eruptions, located quite literally in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean, meaning almost halfway between Lisbon and New York, it takes about 2 hours to fly from Lisbon to the Azores islands, and only 4 hours from Boston.
From the european continent you can fly direct from lisbon with SATA and TAP, or direct with SATA from Frankfurt, London, Amsterdam, Paris, Copenhagen, HAmburg, Helsinki, and Munique, Amongts others.
The best time of the year to visit the Azores islands is between May and October, when flowers will be in bloom, and the weather forecast is more accurate. For those who wish to explore more than 1 island, by boat, the ferries start operating in June, so that might be a consideration for you.
These 9 islands are known for their spectacular landscapes with never-ending panoramic views, savagely beautiful untouched nature, exuberant Flora, small and peaceful villages, picturesque and deserted roads, idyllic coves and unspoiled beaches… Yet, the Azores islands are not only virgin nature galore, because the archipelago also offers walking tours, whale watching, birdwatching, water sports, golf, and many adventure activities such as Hiking, Canyoning, Biking, Surfing…
So, if you are looking for the perfect combination between peaceful and active days, then the Azores islands are the ideal holidays destination for you!