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The Best Hiking Trails in Azores (Portugal)

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Photo of Partial PR02 FLO: Lajedo to Fajãzinha 17-07-2019 Photo of PRC06 SMI Lagoa das Furnas 15-08-2018 Photo of PRC04 TER Monte Brasil 01-08-2021
  • near Lajedo, Açores (Portugal)
    Distance
    4.33mi
    Elevation +
    1063f
    TrailRank
    76| Rating 5.0
    Photo ofPartial PR02 FLO: Lajedo to Fajãzinha 17-07-2019 Photo ofPartial PR02 FLO: Lajedo to Fajãzinha 17-07-2019 Photo ofPartial PR02 FLO: Lajedo to Fajãzinha 17-07-2019

    Partial PR02 FLO walk along the West coast of the Azorean island of Flores in between the villages of Lajedo and Fajãzinha. The complete PR02 FLO Lajedo to Fajã Grande is described at and can also be downloaded from. h...

    Great trail.
    ruisilva
  • near Furnas, Açores (Portugal)
    Distance
    6.77mi
    Elevation +
    1014f
    TrailRank
    75| Rating 4.33
    Photo ofPRC06 SMI Lagoa das Furnas 15-08-2018 Photo ofPRC06 SMI Lagoa das Furnas 15-08-2018 Photo ofPRC06 SMI Lagoa das Furnas 15-08-2018

    Official circular trail PRC06 SMI Lagoa das Furnas, waymarked red-yellow. Description and GPS coordinates can also be downloaded from https://trails.visitazores.com/en/trails-azores/sao-miguel/furnas NB: the descriptio...

    Ruta interesante
    elabuelo2
  • PRC04 TER Monte Brasil 01-08-2021

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    near Angra do Heroísmo, Açores (Portugal)
    Distance
    4.89mi
    Elevation +
    1624f
    TrailRank
    72| Rating 4.67
    Photo ofPRC04 TER Monte Brasil 01-08-2021 Photo ofPRC04 TER Monte Brasil 01-08-2021 Photo ofPRC04 TER Monte Brasil 01-08-2021

    Easy trail exploring the volcanic peninsula of Monte Brasil and its military fortifications (Fortaleza S. João Baptista) dating back to the time of Spanish rule. Official walking trail with description available under ...

    Easy to follow with nice views.
    Johnz2009
  • near Sete Cidades, Açores (Portugal)
    Distance
    12.42mi
    Elevation +
    2516f
    TrailRank
    65| Rating 4.0
    Photo ofVista do Rei > Mata do Canário > Miradouro Boca do Inferno - Circular (Sete Cidades) Photo ofVista do Rei > Mata do Canário > Miradouro Boca do Inferno - Circular (Sete Cidades) Photo ofVista do Rei > Mata do Canário > Miradouro Boca do Inferno - Circular (Sete Cidades)

    Circular hiking trai starting with the Vista do Rei trail followed by the Mata do Canário and almost the the end we took a shortcut (through a cow medow so not an official trail but very easy and with good visibility to ...

    A nice trail for those who want to experience the nice scenery form the top of the main crater, have a nice lunch in the...
    Zoltan Janosi
    Realizamos esta ruta en septiembre de 2019 y tenemos muy buenos recuerdos de ella. El sendero está correctamente delimit...
    Rafa_15
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  • near Santa Bárbara, Açores (Portugal)
    Distance
    8.10mi
    Elevation +
    1030f
    TrailRank
    63| Rating 5.0
    Photo ofPR04 SMI Mata do Canário - Sete Cidades 09-08-2018 Photo ofPR04 SMI Mata do Canário - Sete Cidades 09-08-2018 Photo ofPR04 SMI Mata do Canário - Sete Cidades 09-08-2018

    Official walking trail PR04 SMI waymarked red-yellow, as described on https://trails.visitazores.com/en/trails-azores/sao-miguel/mata-do-canario-sete-cidades One of the nicest walks that I know on São Miguel, which tak...

    It's nice although it is very easy to follow so it can become boring
    adrianaeres94
  • Sete Cidades - Lagoa Verde

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    near Sete Cidades, Açores (Portugal)
    Distance
    5.21mi
    Elevation +
    1181f
    TrailRank
    63| Rating 1.56
    Photo ofSete Cidades - Lagoa Verde Photo ofSete Cidades - Lagoa Verde Photo ofSete Cidades - Lagoa Verde

    Hiking around the Green Lake (Lagoa Verde). The trek is moderate, with some situations where the hands are required to help to climb the slopes in the beggining. But after it became easier and, in average, a person with ...

    Very difficult! Not recommended!
    stefangalen
    Path is no longer doable, vegetation grew to much
    Crazy Andy
    Did not like hiking up the road to start the trail, very narrow road, hardly any shoulder, cars coming fast. Once we rea...
    Mistermikeman
  • near Lombadas, Açores (Portugal)
    Distance
    4.18mi
    Elevation +
    636f
    TrailRank
    62
    Photo ofLagoa do Fogo - Ilha de São Miguel - Açores Photo ofLagoa do Fogo - Ilha de São Miguel - Açores Photo ofLagoa do Fogo - Ilha de São Miguel - Açores

    0 percurso da Lagoa do Fogo se inicia no mirante. Logo no início tem um desnível de 200 m para chegarmos a margem da Lagoa, depois o percurso é plano acompanhando a margem. O local é fascinante, como tudo no Arquipélago...

  • near Fajazinha, Açores (Portugal)
    Distance
    5.44mi
    Elevation +
    1112f
    TrailRank
    59
    Photo ofPR03 FLO Miradouro das Lagoas - Poço do Bacalhau 18-07-2019 Photo ofPR03 FLO Miradouro das Lagoas - Poço do Bacalhau 18-07-2019 Photo ofPR03 FLO Miradouro das Lagoas - Poço do Bacalhau 18-07-2019

    Official walking trail PR3 FLO, waymarked red-yellow, detailed description available under https://trails.visitazores.com/en/trails-azores/flores/miradouro-das-lagoas-poco-do-bacalhau A great trail with some of the mos...

  • near Sete Cidades, Azores (Portugal)
    Distance
    11.36mi
    Elevation +
    968f
    TrailRank
    58| Rating 4.33
    Photo ofSete Cidadas, Sao Miguel - Azores (Portugal) Photo ofSete Cidadas, Sao Miguel - Azores (Portugal) Photo ofSete Cidadas, Sao Miguel - Azores (Portugal)

    Taxi to Vista do Rei, hike to Lagoa Verde and Lagoa Azul, and go through the tunnel to Mosteiros, and from there to Ginetes, and bus to Ponta Delgada. Taxi Tours: www.azoreantours.com we can recommend it. Approx. 18km....

    Het uitzicht is mooi en de route is voor de meeste mensen geen probleem. Vooral lopen.
    R.Hagenaar
  • Faial Caldeira circle trail

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    near Joana Alves, Açores (Portugal)
    Distance
    4.52mi
    Elevation +
    850f
    TrailRank
    57| Rating 5.0
    Photo ofFaial Caldeira circle trail Photo ofFaial Caldeira circle trail Photo ofFaial Caldeira circle trail

    Faial Caldeira circle trail. Easy. Last section from station could be slippery. Nice views of caldera, island and vegetation

    Belle balade sur le sommet du volcan. Le chemin n'est pas toujours très facile, surtout sur le dernier km.
    Sylvain Lemonnier
  • near Fajã dos Vimes, Açores (Portugal)
    Distance
    6.31mi
    Elevation +
    551f
    TrailRank
    57
    Photo ofSerra Do Topo - Santo Cristo - Faja dos Cubres Photo ofSerra Do Topo - Santo Cristo - Faja dos Cubres Photo ofSerra Do Topo - Santo Cristo - Faja dos Cubres

    Probably one of the most breathtaking and beautiful trails ever done in the azores. Rich of different road types, flora and fauna (lots of birds), but especially the Cascade Pequena (little spot where you can take a sw...

  • near Remédios, Açores (Portugal)
    Distance
    5.09mi
    Elevation +
    886f
    TrailRank
    57
    Photo ofPR 37 - Rota da Água Janela do inferno Photo ofPR 37 - Rota da Água Janela do inferno Photo ofPR 37 - Rota da Água Janela do inferno

    PR 37 - Rota da Água Janela do Inferno is a popular hiking trail located on the island of São Miguel in the Azores archipelago of Portugal. The trail is approximately 7.5 kilometers long and takes hikers through lush for...

  • near Agualva, Açores (Portugal)
    Distance
    5.02mi
    Elevation +
    1207f
    TrailRank
    55| Rating 3.67
    Photo ofPR02 TER Baías da Agualva and T53 Rother (2010 ed) 29-07-2021 Photo ofPR02 TER Baías da Agualva and T53 Rother (2010 ed) 29-07-2021 Photo ofPR02 TER Baías da Agualva and T53 Rother (2010 ed) 29-07-2021

    This trail represents PR02 TER (which is a one way, waymarked red-yellow), https://trails.visitazores.com/en/trails-azores/terceira/baias-da-agualva extended by T53 from Rother (2010 ed) for getting back to the point o...

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    mariaaunion96
  • near Santa Cruz das Flores, Açores (Portugal)
    Distance
    9.44mi
    Elevation +
    1621f
    TrailRank
    55
    Photo ofStª Cruz das Flores - Fazenda and back 14-07-2019 Photo ofStª Cruz das Flores - Fazenda and back 14-07-2019 Photo ofStª Cruz das Flores - Fazenda and back 14-07-2019

    Circular trail, first exploring the coastline of Stª Cruz das Flores, proceeding to Fazenda and further to Ribeira de Além. More than half of it follows Grande Rota das Flores (GR Flores), waymarked red-white. Our walkin...

  • Trilho do Chambre Biscoitos

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    near Biscoitos, Açores (Portugal)
    Distance
    5.55mi
    Elevation +
    922f
    TrailRank
    55
    Photo ofTrilho do Chambre Biscoitos Photo ofTrilho do Chambre Biscoitos Photo ofTrilho do Chambre Biscoitos

    I have mads almost all trails on Terceira and for me is second the best, for my husband third. Amazing views, incredible nature for sure worth to make. Just be prepare for wet ground and have good comfortable shoes. Just...

  • near Sete Cidades, Açores (Portugal)
    Distance
    3.53mi
    Elevation +
    495f
    TrailRank
    53
    Photo ofSmall circular trail next to Sete Cidades Photo ofSmall circular trail next to Sete Cidades Photo ofSmall circular trail next to Sete Cidades

    The Sete Cidades Lagoon is a stunning natural wonder located on the island of São Miguel in the Azores archipelago of Portugal. The lagoon is actually two separate bodies of water, the Blue Lagoon and the Green Lagoon, t...

  • near Patameiros, Açores (Portugal)
    Distance
    3.26mi
    Elevation +
    466f
    TrailRank
    52| Rating 5.0
    Photo ofPRC01 TER Mistérios Negros 31-07-2021 Photo ofPRC01 TER Mistérios Negros 31-07-2021 Photo ofPRC01 TER Mistérios Negros 31-07-2021

    Official trail PRC01 TER Mistérios Negros waymarked red-yellow, a description can be found at https://trails.visitazores.com/en/trails-azores/terceira/misterios-negros The trail is rated as "difficult", and I agree wit...

    Beautiful trail. Some parts are physically and technically demanding, but you'll be fine as long as you wear a proper pa...
    Xavier Melo
  • near Furnas, Azores (Portugal)
    Distance
    8.18mi
    Elevation +
    1585f
    TrailRank
    52
    Photo ofFurnas, Sao Miguel - Azores (Portugal) Photo ofFurnas, Sao Miguel - Azores (Portugal) Photo ofFurnas, Sao Miguel - Azores (Portugal)

    When you visit Furnas, with their caldeiras, do it a Sunday. Take a bottle of wine and a sandwich with, and keep your picnic with all the local. Sunday are many local family on an picnic trip. If you shall stay there...

  • near Sanguinho, Açores (Portugal)
    Distance
    2.45mi
    Elevation +
    823f
    TrailRank
    52| Rating 5.0
    Photo ofAçores PRC 9 SMI Salto do Prego 2016-07-15 Photo ofAçores PRC 9 SMI Salto do Prego 2016-07-15 Photo ofAçores PRC 9 SMI Salto do Prego 2016-07-15

    Espectacular i pregona caminada curta però intensa, mar i muntanya, bosc i poblet, flors i cascada. Culmina en un bany a peu del salt d’aigua difícil d’oblidar. El camí té trams drets i humits lliscants, aquesta és la se...

    Preciosa ruta, fácil de seguir aunque la subidita se las trae.... la recomiendo 100%. Paisajes alucinantes y el pueblo d...
    M.J.G.
    Excellent views.
    Manuel_rod
  • Caldeira Do Faial

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    near Joana Alves, Açores (Portugal)
    Distance
    4.57mi
    Elevation +
    906f
    TrailRank
    52
    Photo ofCaldeira Do Faial Photo ofCaldeira Do Faial Photo ofCaldeira Do Faial

    Easy and beautiful loop around caldeira do faial. Very nice views and panoramas, you get the chance to see the all islands in one trail… Rich of flowers (hydrangea and others), plants and trees (Japanese cedar and laur...

  • near Gramas, Açores (Portugal)
    Distance
    5.34mi
    Elevation +
    984f
    TrailRank
    51| Rating 4.67
    Photo ofPRC29 SMI Salto do Cabrito 05-08-2018 Photo ofPRC29 SMI Salto do Cabrito 05-08-2018 Photo ofPRC29 SMI Salto do Cabrito 05-08-2018

    Official trail PRC29 SMI, waymarked red-yellow. Description and GPS coordinates can also be downloaded from https://trails.visitazores.com/en/trails-azores/sao-miguel/caldeiras-da-ribeira-grande-salto-do-cabrito You ex...

    Part through wood and at waterfall is amazing. That part trough fields are drivable :) and time spent there could use fo...
    ar.cinis
  • Lagoa das Furnas

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    near Lagoa das Furnas, Açores (Portugal)
    Distance
    4.22mi
    Elevation +
    522f
    TrailRank
    51
    Photo ofLagoa das Furnas Photo ofLagoa das Furnas Photo ofLagoa das Furnas

    Sortida del Grup de Muntanyisme del COEIC realitzada el 12 de juny de 2023. Interessant recorregut per visitar l'entorn de la Llacuna de Furnas, a l'est de l'Illa de Sao Miguel. PRC6SMI Lagoa Furnas - Maps and GPS Tr...

  • near Ponta Delgada, Açores (Portugal)
    Distance
    7.16mi
    Elevation +
    2635f
    TrailRank
    51
    Photo ofPR01 FLO Ponta Delgada - Fajã Grande 16-07-2019 Photo ofPR01 FLO Ponta Delgada - Fajã Grande 16-07-2019 Photo ofPR01 FLO Ponta Delgada - Fajã Grande 16-07-2019

    To me this is the best walk I know on the beautiful Azorean island of Flores. A spectacular one-way walk, first following the North and then along and down the steep West coast of Flores. The trail is way-marked as PR01...

  • near Biscoitos, Açores (Portugal)
    Distance
    5.61mi
    Elevation +
    961f
    TrailRank
    50| Rating 5.0
    Photo ofPRC06 TER Rocha do Chambre 30-07-2021 Photo ofPRC06 TER Rocha do Chambre 30-07-2021 Photo ofPRC06 TER Rocha do Chambre 30-07-2021

    Waymarked PRC06 TER Rocha do Chambre, as described in https://trails.visitazores.com/en/trails-azores/terceira/rocha-do-chambre Absolutely rewarding walk in the interior of Terceira, with spectacular views if cloud cov...

    It's a beautiful but physically demanding trail. The way up can get very muddy following rainy days. Absolutely worth it...
    Xavier Melo

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