Europe's Best Kept Secret
Sightseeing in the Azores is mainly for those in search of natural beauty, but the islands’ historical sites are charming and not to be missed. The Azores offer a truly impressive variety of sightseeing in the form of scenery, coastlines, micro climates and unique ecological and geological sights. Hiking, cycling, driving and sailing are all great ways to see what wonderful sights the Azores have to offer, from white and black sand beaches to rocky coastlines, cliffs, volcanic craters, underground lakes, grottoes and caverns, the Azores natural sights are impressive, abundant and diverse. Historical cities such as Angra do Heroísmo and the old center of Ponta Delgada are well worth visiting as is the port city of Horta as are the vineyards and wine museums on Pico and Terceira.