The nine-island archipelago of the Azores is one of the most glittering jewels in Portugal’s crown. Among others, its highlights include Sete Cidades lake (on São Miguel), Europe’s most westerly coast (on Flores), the city of Angra do Heroísmo (on Terceira) and the highest mountain in Portugal (on Pico).

Aldeia da Cuada - Azores

Way Out West

Recalling times from days gone by, Aldeia da Cuada (pictured) on Flores Island in the Azores, is a very rare hotel treat right on the western edge of Europe.