This is the main village, where is located the airport and the main port of the Island. Places to visit:Church of Nossa Senhora da Conceição - This is one of the most impressive church of the whole archipelago;Church of São Boaventura - This barroque church is part of a franciscan convent, which construction began around 1641;Museum of Flores -...more
There are seven maar lakes to visit in this Island. They are located not far form each other and in the centre of the Island.If you are travelling from Santa Cruz, cross the Island to the West side. Lakes Comprida and Funda are easily reach, behind them you find, on foot, Seca and Branca. Going a little more to the South, one reach the Lakes Rasa...more
This restaurant is located on the first floor, with the windows facing to the Ocean. In my opinion, the ambience could be better if they didn't have a noisy refrigerator.The quality of the service is quite good. They serve here a good holy spirit soup and grilled fresh fish.more
This island is served on working days by five bus lines provided by the company UTC.Esta ilha é servida nos dias úteis por 5 linhas de autocarro da companhia UTCLinha 1 Santa Cruz - Ponta Delgada [€1.5]Linha 2 Santa Cruz - Lajes [€2.29]Linha 3 Lajes - Fajã Grande [€2.04]Linha 4 Fajã Grande - Santa Cruz [€2.47]Linha 5 Santa Cruz - Fajã Grande...more
Besides the plane, you can reach Corvo Island by a small boat provided by Atanticoline or by some local private companies such as Hotel Ocidental, Cristino, and Lua Cheia. A return ticket costs from 20 to 30 EUR per person.If you go on a private boat, capacity 6 people, they must be full or you have to pay for the whole capacity: 150-180 EUR.For...more
If you are looking for a taxi driver to show you this Island, don't hesitate to call SÍLVIO. This man speaks well English and is a very good guide and likes his job.On a 4 hours trip you know the best of this wonderful Island. If you decide to visit the whole Island it takes two hours more.Normal fare15 EUR per hour.more
In Flores time seems not to exist. So no panic if a shop (or the filling station) is supposed to be open at e.g. 8 o'clock, but at 9.30 it is still closed. It is something normal here in Flores…
This Island is the most westerly piece of land in Europe. Due to this fact it's more exposed to the Atlantic climatic changes. Least expected one can be retained on the island for a week... no conditions to fly or sail out of the island.
Thus, the best season of the year to visit the island is at the end of spring/beginning of summer (June and July). This way the risk is lower and the island at this time of the year is even more beautiful.