Azores Islands

Azores Islands

The Azores are an archipelago of volcanic origin located in the Atlantic Ocean and belonging to Portugal.

Azores Islands consists of 9 islands: Graciosa, Corvo, Pico, São Miguel, Santa Maria, São Jorge, Terceira, Faial and Floris.

The climate of Azores is subtropical maritime. The average air temperature is +25C in summer and +19C in winter. During the year, the water temperature ranges from +17C to +23C. During the summer dry weather prevails. The Azores is often called the oasis of eternal spring.

There is no harmful industrial production and there are no mosquitoes.
Yachtsmen from all over the world, making a transatlantic crossing, stay here, mainly in Orta, the main city of the island of Faial. There is a long tradition of writing the name of one’s boat on the breakwaters of the local marina. It is believed that this brings good luck both at sea and on land.

Despite the fact that the Azores are historically an intermediate point between the Old and the New World, there are not many modern comfortable marinas.

Azores Islands are part of Macaronesia.
The islands of Macaronesia belong to three states – Spain, Portugal and Cape Verde. belong to three states – Spain, Portugal and Cape Verde.

The islands of Macaronesia are of volcanic origin and belong to 5 main archipelagos:

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Where is Azores?

The Azores are an archipelago of volcanic origin located in the Atlantic Ocean and belonging to Portugal.

What are the Azores Islands?

The Azores consists of 9 islands: Graciosa, Corvo, Pico, São Miguel, Santa Maria, São Jorge, Terceira, Faial and Floris.

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