Sao Jorge Island Holidays

Stunning Azores walking holidays

With its amazing green landscapes and vast open views, Sao Jorge offers some of the finest walking in the Azores. The peculiar and wonderfully scenic nature of the island make holidays especially popular with walkers. Sao Jorge has a long chain of beautifully green volcanic peaks rising from a fertile plateau, affording superb views of the islands of Pico, Graciosa and Faial. Walking holidays on Sao Jorge focus on coastal plains or “fajas”, formed by flowing lava: idyllic farmland and cattle pastures running to the island’s edge. Sao Jorge walking holidays offer tremendous variety: volcanic peaks, fruit orchards, vineyards and plantations of coffee, bananas and tropical fruits. Early summer in Sao Jorge will enjoy the best of the island’s wonderful wild flowers. Sao Jorge also offer superb forests and waterfalls, vast cliffs and a few idyllic spots for swimming. Birdwatchers on holiday in Sao Jorge should head for the Topo Island Natural Reserve. Sao Jorge holidays also offer superb big game fishing.