A cluster of pristine bite-sized islands lying 1,300 km off the Portuguese mainland, the Azores is a great destination for the family seeking to really get away from it all. Dramatic volcanoes loom in the background, farming is still a mainstay of the island’s economy, and the natural environment remains wonderfully preserved. From the principal island-hub of São Miguel out to Faial Island, Pico Island, and back again, this specially designed trip will get the whole family summiting volcanoes, swimming with dolphins, splashing in waterfalls, visiting working farms and soaking up the Azores sunshine.

Highlights

Discover a rare a beautiful world out in the Atlantic Ocean – hike up stunning volcanoes, kayak on sparklingly blue lakes, cycle around craters, and explore underground lava caves

Take an unforgettable swim with dolphins off the coast of São Miguel

Wander through fields of lava soil vineyards in Criacao Velha

Shower beneath waterfalls and take a dip in iron-rich thermal lakes

Snack on a cozido lunch cooked in an underground oven by the Earth’s steam

Explore the stunning island of São Miguel by jeep, then go back in time and experience life on the land at a Ginetes farm