Holidays in the Azores, because summer 2024 is the right time

Many dream beaches, small towns with authentic charm and unspoiled nature: the Azores Islands they are pearls of unique beauty, for those who want to visit an exotic paradise without leaving the borders of the European Union. Located outside the Atlantic Ocean, they are an archipelago of volcanic origin that retains its wild aspect. And if you have never been, this summer represents the perfect opportunity: in fact there is one great news for Italian tourists.

Azores, the new direct flight from Italy

Although they are administratively belong to the Portugal The Azores islands are far from our continent: surrounded by the turquoise waters ofNorth Atlantic Ocean, they are a real exotic paradise. One of the characteristics of the archipelago is that, influenced by the nearby Gulf Stream, it enjoys a wonderful climate practically all year round. Maximum temperatures they rarely exceed 30°Ceven in summer: so this is the perfect season to enjoy a relaxing or adventurous holiday.

And there is great news: thanks to Azores Airlines, Italian tourists will be able to reach the island of São Miguel, the main island of the archipelago, much easier. In fact, starting from June 5, 2024, the airline has introduced a new direct flight from Milan Malpensa to Ponta Delgada airport, the administrative capital of the Azores. The connection, which will continue until the end of September, includes two weekly departures (Wednesday and Friday) at 2:10 p.m. from Italy and at 7:15 a.m. from the Portuguese archipelago.

What to see in the Azores

In short, summer 2024 is the right opportunity to go holidays in the Azores and thus discover its breathtaking views. Thanks to their volcanic origin and distance from the mainland, the islands have maintained their wildest charm and unspoiled nature. Of its 9 islands, the largest is that of San Michele, an excellent starting point for a journey of exploration. Here is absolutely to visit the city of Fine tip then dive inland and admire the large lakes that occupy the craters of the nearby volcano.

No less fascinating is the island of Terceira, the third largest of the archipelago. The city of Angra do Heroismo, once the capital of the Azores, is today a jewel waiting to be discovered, protected by UNESCO. Its military fortifications offer a glimpse into the past, while the coast that stretches from here is the perfect destination for those looking for dream beaches. The ideal place to enjoy peace and quiet isSanta Maria Island, the most southern and the most eastern of the archipelago. Here everything gives serenity, from the undulating hills covered with vegetation to the white sandy beaches.

Finally, decidedly more touristic is the island of Faial: the city of Horta is a lively city where you can find it hotels and restaurants of all kinds. Lovers of the marine world cannot miss the opportunity to visit the bay of Porto Pim, once dedicated to whaling. Today it is one of the beaches most frequented by tourists, with beaches also equipped for families. The interior, however, is characterized by Volcanic caldera and from a wonderful nature, perfect for those who want to indulge in some adventurous adventures.

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