SÃO MIGUEL Island - 37º 48'N and 25º 12'W
54 mi northwest of Santa Maria and 92 mi southeast of Terceira | Population - 137,856
Known as the Green Island by the exuberance of its vegetation and abundance of cultivated fields, in Sao Miguel you find some of the most renowned natural wonders of the Azores, like Sete Cidades and Fogo Lagoons. At Furnas Valley natural hot pools, with ferrous water, transforms the village into an open spa surrounded by lush vegetation. The city of Ponta Delgada is the largest of the archipelago and is today an important urban center, economic and culturally.
- → Sete Cidades and Fogo Lagoons
- → Furnas