Your question: What is the largest island in Portugal?

Native name: Ilha de São Miguel Nickname: The Green Island
Highest elevation 1,105 m (3625 ft)
Highest point Pico da Vara

Is Azores expensive?

They are expensive to get to, expensive to live on, and generally expensive to visit. Without any direct access to a continent, even the most basic supplies are imported and are priced accordingly. Despite their remote location and a currency of the historically strong Euro, the Azores are gleefully affordable.

Can you drink tap water Azores?

Health & safety in The Azores

While mineral water is available in restaurants and shops, it’s safe to drink the tap water in hotels and homes in the Azores, so remember to bring refillable water bottles and keep your family hydrated round the clock.

Where can I sleep in Sao Miguel?


  • Azor Hotel. Ponta Delgada. …
  • Furnas Boutique Hotel. Furnas. …
  • Convento de São Francisco. Vila Franca do Campo. …
  • Sete Cidades Lake Lodge. Sete Cidades. …
  • Mané Cigano. Ponto Delgada. …
  • Taberna Saca-Rolhas. Ponta Delgada. …
  • À Terra Fornaria at Azor Hotel. Ponta Delgada. …
  • À Terra at Furnas Boutique Hotel. Furnas.

What is the best month to visit the Azores?

The best time to visit the Azores is June through August. During this time, temperatures are at their highest, cloudy days are fewer and farther between and the likelihood of rain is low.

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