- Azores. Car tours and walks. Przewodnik turystyczny wyd. Sunflower autor: Andreas Stieglietz
Wydawnictwo: Sunflower Books
autor: Andreas Stieglietz
Ilość stron: 136
Format: 11.5 x 16.5 cm
The Azores, nine islands in the Atlantic halfway between the Old World and the New, rise above sea level from a depth of several thousand metres. They are all volcanic in origin and all are covered in this guide book. They are not the remains of the legendary continent of Atlantis, which is said to have sunk in the ocean once upon a time. Nonetheless, there is an aura of mystery about this lush green archipelago … awe-inspiring mountains and peaceful valleys with abundant exotic plants, enchanting lakes of stunning beauty amidst extinct craters, charming hill country with fields and meadows, and magnificent coasts lined by picturesque villages and historic towns. This thoroughly revised sixth edition is a must for anyone planning a walking holiday in the Azores, and a useful companion for anyone planning to explore the Azores by car.
The best time for walking in the Azores is May to October.
Guide content: 5 car tours (on São Miguel, Terceira and Faial), 30+ long and short walks, 21 picnic suggestions;
136 pages + two touring maps; plans of Ponta Delgada (São Miguel), Angra do Heroísmo (Terceira) and Horta (Faial), large-scale (1:50,000) topo maps.