ABOUT US

We are a typical Azorean family: we love nature, sea, mountains our contingencies, our raging waves, our mysterious fog ... unique tastes of our wine and cheese ... hurricanes, whales, sharks and volcanoes ... but especially the animals.

We have always been linked to the life of the field, making breeding. After several years of experience, hard work and expertise, we are finally ready to offer you copies of unique quality. That's our bet. Make it yours too.

THE AZORES

The Azores are a group of nine islands in the Atlantic Ocean, about two hours flight from Lisbon (about 1,500 km). The islands are divided into three groups: Eastern, Central and West, and they were discovered around the year 1427, by the Portuguese navigator Diogo de Silves.

The archipelago is within the parallel that passes through Lisbon (39, 43 '/ 39, 55' north latitude), and its temperate Atlantic, strongly influenced by the warm currents of the Gulf of Mexico, with average annual temperatures of the order 17 ° C.

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PICO and FAIAL

Pico Island:

They are 2351 meters in altitude, vineyards and fields of UNESCO's World Heritage to better characterize the island of Pico. It is the second largest island of the Azores Archipelago, is located west of mainland Portugal and is inhabited by 14,806 people. With a total area of 447 m2, has an elliptical shape, with 42km long and 02.15 wide. Appears around a volcano, developing into secondary plateau with volcanic cones that end by the sea in tall cliffs while the lowest area in the west is gently sloping.

Locals call the corrals to the vast fields separated by walls of black basalt where the vines are grown. Unique and idyllic image that presents all who visit in late summer.

The tradition and close relationship with the Atlantic offers a wide variety of cuisine worthy of registration, without which they can forget the pastures Pico, no less lavish than the sea that surrounds them.

Walking trough “maroiços”, a tour of the cellars, all symbolic elements of the vineyard and wine.

To visit:

Gruta das Torres in the Old Creation (vulcanic cave), Madalena, the Wine Museum, housed in the former convent of the Carmelites, the Whaling Industry Museum in São Roque do Pico, the Regional Museum of the whalers in Lajes do Pico , Bow the Dog, Adega Cooperativa Shipbuilding Museum, Santo Amaro, among others.

To do:

Whale watching and dolphin watching, hiking, climbing the mountain, fishing, diving, biking, kayaking, sailing trips, jeep tours, visits to caves and numbers, bird watching, among others.

Faial Island:

Located in the Central Group of the Azores Archipelago, Island Blue, as it is called, covers an area of 173 km2 and is inhabited by about 16,000 people.

It is an island facing the sea, painted blue for the embellish their hydrangeas from every spring.

Their town, Horta, has a fascinating past, even with many memorable landmarks, and was even one of the most important ports in the world when World War 2. Its geographical location makes it even today, is obligatory passage point for all yachtsmen crossing the Atlantic Ocean.

With breathtaking scenery, wander at will throughout the island and immerse yourself in the magic that only you can feel here.

To visit:

Capelinhos Volcano; Varadouro Bay ; Caldeira; Poço das asas,Monte da Guia e Monte Queimado, Monte da Espalamaca; Botanical Garden, Porto Pim Bay, Morro de Castelo Branco, Forest Park of Capelo, among others.

To do:

Whale watching, Hiking, Climbing, Fishing, Diving, Bicycle Tours, Kayak, Sailing Tours, Jeep Tours, Caves and numbers, among others.

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