• Gentle Strolls
  • Scenic Rambles
  • Coastal Paths
  • Special Interest Walks
  • Challenging Hikes
  • Floral Walks
  • Wildlife Observing

the choice is all yours..
Explore the Azores are here to offer you a holiday with a total difference. An off the beaten tourist track experience. The Azores gives that something different with every visit. Whether you are visiting for whale watching, diving, walking or just a relaxing time Explore the Azores can certainly accomadate you every need. Hiking and walking is the perfect way for you to experience the magical landscapes and the dramatic vistas that Pico Azores and it's neighbouring islands have to offer.

The Azores are made up for nine islands created from volcanic activity and sit between the East Coast and mainland Portugal, about 800 miles off Portuguese land. Once a stopping off point for ocean voyagers, the Azores hosts visitors from all over the world looking for a unique holiday destination that offers all the great things about continental Europe, but with less hassle and bussle. It's a haven for whale watchers and scuba divers, hikers and bikers, foodies and wine enthusiasts, and just about everyone in betwee The islands of Faial and Sao Jorge are sister islands to Pico; they are both within 30 minutes ferry ride from each other. These 3 islands are part of the 5 islands that make up the central goup of the Azores..

It has been an exciting year as Dive the Azores puts its knowledge of Pico and the Azores into Explore the Azores to bring you a complete adventure above and below the waterline. Come and say hello at the Telegraph Outdoor and Travel Show (Stand OU716. Hope to see you there