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3 trilhos para apreciar a natureza dos Açores

3 trails to enjoy the nature of the Azores

Would you like to venture into the unique and green landscapes shaped by volcanoes in the Azores? Discover the three trails that you cannot miss on your visit to São Miguel Island. ... Read More

5 Experiências a Não perder em São Miguel

São Miguel: 5 experiences not to be missed

São Miguel Island is a green paradise with so much to see, feel and explore. The largest island in the Azores archipelago is distinguished by its variety of breathtaking landscapes and the diversity of adventures that you can experience there. Discover 5 experiences you can't miss on your vacation in Ilha Verde. … Read More

Artigo Os encantos da Ilha Terceira

The charms of Terceira Island

Terceira Island, located in the Central Group, is the third largest island in the Azores Archipelago. It is one of the most beautiful of the nine Azorean islands. It is there that the first place in the Azores to be elevated to the category of city is located, the capital of the island, Angra do Heroísmo. … Read More

Artigos Os Miradouros Ilha Verde

The most beautiful viewpoints of the Green Island

The island of São Miguel, the largest in the Azores Archipelago, is a true paradise of breathtaking landscapes that blend harmoniously with the blue of the sea. Its landscapes, of volcanic origins, are distinguished by impressive shades of green and their unique natural beauty. A simple and sublime way to appreciate the wonders of Mother Nature is to contemplate them from the various viewpoints spread all over the Island. We share five that will surprise you. … Read More

Artigo Pradarias Marinhas

Marine Prairies

Have you ever heard of marine prairies? Do you know how important they are? Sea grass beds or sea grass meadows, as the name implies, are formed by one or more species of sea grasses (Figure 1), which can form a... Read More

Artigo Cavalos Marinhos


Learn a little more about this interesting species. In Greek mythology, there was already talk of a sea monster, which was half fish, half horse and whose name was Hippocampus (Figure 1) ... Read More

Artigo Projeto Moniceph

Moniceph Project

Today we are going to introduce the most recent project that Picos de Aventura is pleased to collaborate with – the Moniceph Project. The researcher of this project, Stephanie Suciu, in collaboration with the University of the Azores, is… Read More

Artigo À Descoberta do Canyoning

Discovering Canyoning

Discovering canyoning? The search for exceptionally beautiful environments, and the attraction to adventure in nature, led man to explore and want to find places that would surprise him in different ways. This was one of the premises for… Read More

Artigo Baleia de Bico de Blainville

Blainville's Beaked Whale

This week we had a sighting that we'd like to talk a little more about: we saw Blainville's Beaked Whales (Mesoplodon densirostris). Illustration of male (top) and female (bottom) of Blainville's Beaked Whale. ... Read More

Trilho Serra Devassa

My favorite trail: Serra Devassa

There are about 82 classified walking trails in the Azores archipelago. Among trails with higher and lower levels of difficulty, longer and shorter, there is one that presents itself as a good alternative … Read More