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Angra do Heroísmo

Due to its architectural uniqueness and its history, the center of Angra do Heroísmo town is protected by UNESCO. It is a nice place to stroll by the narrow streets. Sometimes, musicians come to play some of their songs in the street, creating a very special atmosphere filled with positive energy.

About Angra do Heroísmo

Visiting Angra do Heroísmo in Terceira island is always a good idea, at any season of the year. In addition to geographical travel, it is also a time travel thanks to its well-preserved historical heritage, between monuments and constructions.

Angra do Heroísmo is the main town of Terceira. Surrounded by natural beauty, the town is also full of history and traditions from the 15th and 16th centuries. It relates the whole history of the island from the discovery to nowadays.

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Nature & Geology

For nature lovers, Monte Brasil is a great adventure to take. This forest reserve is a place of great natural beauty right by the historical center of Angra, where you can breathe pure air surrounded by amazing nature. Indeed, lush flora and fauna can be observed on the trail to the top. Among them, free deers can be spotted with a bit of luck.

There are many viewpoints from where the city of Angra can be seen, as well as the unlimited ocean and even Pico and São Jorge island on sunny days.

Experiences and Tips

The name comes from the fact that Angra do Heroísmo is a safe cove allowing protection to ships. Indeed, it provides shelter from the winds coming from almost all directions due to its geographical disposition. The second part of its name was only given some centuries after, during the Liberal Wars in the 19th century, thanks to the bravery of its inhabitants.

Praça Velha and Rua da Sé are two of the most iconic places in town to visit. Dotted with beautifully arranged pavement, cafes, restaurants, traditional shops, and historical monuments, they represent the soul of Angra do Heroísmo.

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