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  • Relax in hot springs

    São Miguel is the only island with so many hot springs. Enjoy naturally warm waters for a relaxing moment.

  • Geological Paradise

    The natural landscape of São Miguel Island is of a unique beauty. Explore infinite strange geothermal phenomena.

  • Perfect balance between nature and civilisation

    From a nice city break in the biggest city of the archipelago to a nature getaway hiking between volcanoes, there are many things to do in Sao Miguel.

  • Tours Sao Miguel island in Azores

    Principaux sites à Sao Miguel island

    Things you must see in Sao Miguel island

    Planifiez votre Sao Miguel island

    What airlines fly to Sao Miguel, Azores?

    Flying to São Miguel Island is quite easy and a good deal! There are low-cost companies such as Ryanair offering trips all year round. The easiest way to come, besides direct international flights, is through Lisbon (2h flight) and Porto (2h30 flight). Check the Getting Here page to learn more.

    What to do in Sao Miguel when raining?

    The weather in the Azores isn’t always sunny, as you may already know. But fortunately, there is a lot to be seen other than the incredible volcanos and some other outdoor spots. Only in Ponta Delgada you have a lot of interesting museums, beautiful churches, the Farmer’s Market, the Gruta do Carvão, between many other interesting places to visit.

    Check out our Search Tours to find all the different experiences we offer and get in touch with us via chat, email, or phone if you need some extra help to decide what to do.

    What is the best season for bird watching in São Miguel island?

    It all depends on what you want to see. For resident species, the best season is summertime, even if they are here all year round, this is the time of the year we can easier spot them. For migratory birds, the best time is at the end of winter, during the springtime and also at the beginning of autumn.

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    Language

    The native language is the Portuguese, although the accent differs from between islands according to the cultural roots of the first settlers on the island.

    The Azoreans easily master the English, French and German.

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    Currency

    The currency unit is the EURO (€).

    Only banking institutions exchange money, which are open from 8:30 am to 3:00 pm, except Saturdays, Sundays and holidays.

    The visitor can use credit cards, usually with the establishments that accept them affixed stickers that indicate it.

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    Transportation

    Air: All the islands of the Azores are connected by air, through the operator Sata Regional – Air Açores.

    Sea: Maritime connections between all the islands are provided from May to October by the shipping company Atlânticoline, and the islands of Faial, Pico and São Jorge have connections throughout the year by Transmaçor and Expresso do Triângulo.

    Land: On all islands there is a network of bus, taxi and rent-a-car services.

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    Clothing

    Summer: Light clothing is suggested.

    Spring and autumn: Clothing suitable for humid and cool days is recommended.

    Winter: the temperatures are mild, however precipitation is frequent, so warm clothing and raincoats are recommended.

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