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With their blue lakes bordered by flowers, dazzling views of the sea from high in the hills, and lush green landscapes of ancient volcanic craters – the nine islands of the Azores, situated in the middle of the Atlantic, just 4 hours from Boston and 2 hours from Lisbon by plane, are a paradise for nature-lovers. Choose a holiday on these beautiful islands and you’ll rediscover the peace of the countryside in a stunning and unspoilt natural environment.
|Currency||Euro, €1 = 100 cents|
|Opening hours||Monday to Friday 09 am to 12:30 pm – 2 pm to 06:30 pm. Saturday: 09 am to 1 pm. Most of the larger stores and retail outlets in the main tourist areas may open through lunch hours. Most shops are closed on Sundays.
Shopping centres: Daily (including Sundays) 10 am – 10 pm (Sunday to Thursday). 10 am- 11 pm (Fridays and Sundays).
Banks: Monday – Friday 8:30 am – 3 pm
Expresso das Nove
|Tourist information||Information number: 1820|