Car rental Azores
Rent a car at Gonçalo Velho
In 1427 the Azores were discovered. Possibly by Gonçalo Velho, a sailing ship captain in command of the Portuguese Prince Henry the Navigator. Corvo and Flores form the western islands, São Miguel and Santa Maria the eastern. The other islands are fairly compact together. If you want to rent a car in the Azores, it's best to book in advance at holidaycars.com.
Impressive monasteries and churches in Ponta Delgada
At Ilha Verde, green island, lies the capital of the Azores, Ponta Delgada. This historic city has 18th century city gates, impressive monasteries and beautiful churches. São Miguel is the largest and most populated island of the Azores. Special tourist attractions on São Miguel are Lake Caldeira das Sete Cidades and green-blue Crater Lake Lagoa do Fogo in the east. Why don't go and explore these cultural treasures by making use of car hire?
Go whale and dolphin watching at Faial
Enjoy the convenience of a rental car in the Azores and visit Faial. This island has a lively international atmosphere with charming shops and cafes. Sights on Faial include the harbor of the capital Horta with the many clippers and seaplanes, the vast green crater lake of Caldeira do Cabeço Gordo or you may want to take an exciting boat trip of whale and dolphin watching.
By car rental in the Azores you can easily visit the island of São Jorge, a long mountainous island with very high cliffs that rise steeply from the sea. Sightseeing highlights on São Jorge are the high cliffs and headlands. What's more, here is the delicious smoked cheese queijo made from the island. Make sure you try it.
A trip to Terceira by rental car
The best way to visit this beautiful island is by car rental. Terceira is the third island discovered by the Portuguese. It is a relatively flat volcanic island with farmland and woody hills. The city of Angra do Heroismo with its 16th century monumental churches and balconies and huge underground cave near the Algar do Carvao are highly recommended that you should not miss.
Car hire is the best option to explore the islands. The island of Pico is itself the summit of an undersea volcano. As the highest mountain in Portugal, the summit of Pico Alto is 2350 meters in altitude. A climbing of Pico Alto accompanied by a guide and whale watching from a small boat would make your stay unforgettable. Car rental Azores is a guarantee for a great holiday in an amazing climate.