Ilheu da Vila Franca do Campo - Vila Franca do Campo, Acores This is shot from the island just off Vila Franco, Sao Miguel, Azores. A 20 minute boat ride from the town of Vila Franco is in the background. Photograph by Bruce Christianson
While recently establishing itself as a prime surfing destination, the Azores offer so much more for the traveler seeking adventure, natural beauty and incredible value for the money. Here we share a simple guide explaining why your next trip should be to this archipelago of ex-volcanoes located in the heart of the North Atlantic.