Now also to Terceira island! TAP is offering cheap flights from Boston to the Azores, book tickets from only $342 for a round trip!
The Azores archipelago, located in a contact zone of three tectonic plates, displays a rich and diversified volcanic landscape with basaltic lava flows. There are 271 lava tubes and caves spread all over the archipelago (48% in the Pico Island and 26% in Terceira Island). São Miguel is the largest and most volcanically active of the nine Azore Islands. The geology of the island is marked by three stratovolcanoes: Água de Pau (Fogo), Sete Cidades and Furnas. In the western part of Ponta Delgada city, you will find Gruta do Carvão, the longest lava tunnel of São Miguel Island (about 2,5 km of total length).
Mount Pico, on the island of Pico, is the highest point in Portugal, at 2,351 m (7,713 ft). Like Hawaii, the Azores are some of the tallest mountains on the planet, measured from their base at the bottom of the ocean to their peaks.
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Find out more about the Azores in our short guide: Destination Fly4free: Azores >>
Close to daily availability from January to March 2023
Boston – Ponta Delgada – Boston
Boston – Terceira – Boston
One cabin bag per passenger
Hotel $58 / Double
We advise you stay at 4* Hotel Gaivota Azores with excellent reviews and breakfasts included!
If you plan to hire a car for your trip, we encourage you to book it on Kayak >>
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