The nine treasured Atlantic Ocean islands of the Azores, created by volcanic activity along the Mid-Atlantic Ridge, are home to some of the most stunning landscapes and naturally beautiful vistas. Discover these islands on this exciting new holiday, visiting the most cherished areas of these Portuguese-owned lands. We begin by spending time in ‘The Green Island’, São Miguel, renowned for its lush green landscapes and thermal hot springs. Next we discover the islands of Faial and Terceira, admiring the wondrous views, visiting beautiful vineyards and exploring the fascinating monuments and attractions such as the Fortress of St John the Baptist and the enchanting old fishing port of Porto Judeu. To further enhance this comprehensive itinerary, free days are included for optional activities that include searching for the cetaceans that frequent the surrounding ocean.