The Azores are a volcanic island chain off the coast of Portugal. The islands are attracting more and more visitors for dramatic natural beauty and idyllic villages. Visiting the Azores is possible for those on a budget. Follow our suggestions for seeing the islands without breaking the bank.
Due to its increasing popularity, there are more options for getting to the Azores. TAP Air Portugal, Ryanair, Delta Air Lines and Azores Airlines all offer service to the islands. Service varies seasonally, so double check before you book.
There are numerous lodging options throughout the nine islands of the Azores whether you prefer a traditional hotel or are happy to stay in a hostel. Try The Nook Hostel for well-priced hostel accommodations. If you’re looking to spend more of your budget toward lodging, opt for Atlantida Mar Hotel for luxury accommodations at a budget-friendly price.
Take advantage of exploring the Azores’ natural beauty without having to spend a dime. Explore Azores Geopark, Lagoa das Furnas, Caldeira and Parque Natural da Ribeira dos Caldeiroes for stunning landscapes. Spend some time experiencing the Azores’ cultural offerings, like a visit to the Peter Café and Scrimshaw Museum for less than $3 admission.
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