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Visit São Miguel Island: 8 Nights Private Guided Tour

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9 Days/ 8 Nights. A comprehensive package built to provide the highest knowledge possible of Fauna, Flora and History of the island.
Lagoa do Fogo, S.Miguel island. Photo by Turismo dos Acores


Visit São Miguel Island: 6 Nights Private Guided Tour

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6 Nights/7 Days. Visit the beautiful Lakes of Sete Cidades, Furnas and Fire Lake.

Frequently Asked Questions

São Miguel is the largest island in the Azores and offers a variety of accommodation options to suit different preferences and budgets. Here are some top areas to consider when choosing where to stay:

  • Ponta Delgada: The island’s capital and largest city, Ponta Delgada is a vibrant hub with plenty of hotels, restaurants, and shops. It’s an excellent base for exploring the island and offers easy access to many of São Miguel's attractions.
  • Furnas: Known for its hot springs and beautiful botanical gardens, Furnas is a great place to stay if you’re looking to relax and enjoy the natural thermal baths. It’s also close to stunning sites like Lagoa das Furnas and Terra Nostra Park.
  • Ribeira Grande: Located on the northern coast, Ribeira Grande is famous for its surf beaches and charming historic center. It offers a more laid-back atmosphere with several guesthouses and boutique hotels.
  • Vila Franca do Campo: This coastal town offers beautiful ocean views and is close to the popular islet of Vila Franca. It’s perfect for those who want to enjoy water activities and a quieter stay.
  • Sete Cidades: For nature lovers, staying near the twin lakes of Sete Cidades offers a serene and picturesque setting. It’s ideal for hiking and enjoying the stunning volcanic landscapes.

No matter where you choose to stay, São Miguel’s beauty and hospitality will make your visit unforgettable. Want a guided experience to make the most of your stay? Check out our exclusive São Miguel Guided Tour and start planning your perfect trip today!

Getting to São Miguel is straightforward and convenient. Here are the main ways to reach this beautiful island:

  • By Air: The most common way to reach São Miguel is by flying. João Paulo II Airport (PDL) in Ponta Delgada serves as the main international gateway to the island. There are direct flights from major cities in Europe and North America, including Lisbon, Porto, London, and Boston. Airlines such as SATA Azores Airlines, TAP Portugal, and Ryanair operate frequent flights to São Miguel.
  • Connecting Flights: If there are no direct flights from your location, you can fly into Lisbon or Porto and then take a connecting flight to Ponta Delgada. This is often a convenient and efficient option.
  • By Sea: While less common, traveling by sea is an option. Cruise ships occasionally include São Miguel as a port of call. Additionally, inter-island ferries operated by Atlânticoline provide connections between São Miguel and other islands in the Azores during the summer months.

Ready to explore São Miguel with expert and local guidance? Check out our exclusive São Miguel Guided Tour and dive for 7 days on this wonderful island.

A guided tour is a curated travel experience led by knowledgeable local guides who provide insights and historical context about the city. These tours are designed to help you explore the best attractions and hidden gems with ease and convenience. Here’s what you can expect from a guided tour in the Azores:

  • Expert Guidance: Local guides offer in-depth knowledge about the culture, history, and natural wonders of the Azores, enhancing your understanding and appreciation of the destinations you visit.
  • Convenience: Guided tours handle all the logistics, including transportation, itinerary planning, and accommodations, allowing you to relax and enjoy your trip without worrying about the details.
  • Exclusive Access: Many guided tours include special access to attractions, behind-the-scenes experiences, and unique activities that might be difficult to arrange on your own.
  • Cultural Immersion: Interacting with local guides and communities provides a richer cultural experience, offering opportunities to learn about local traditions, cuisine, and daily life in the Azores.
  • Safety and Comfort: With an experienced guide leading the way, you can explore new places with confidence, knowing that safety and comfort are prioritized throughout the journey.

Experience the best of São Miguel with expert and local guidance! Check out our exclusive São Miguel Guided Tour and start planning your perfect trip today!

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