Walking on the Azores

70 routes across Sao Miguel, Santa Maria, Terceira, Graciosa, Sao Jorge, Pico, Faial, Flores and Corvo
 
 
Cicerone Press
  • erschienen am 15. November 2019
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  • 296 Seiten
 
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978-1-78362-790-5 (ISBN)
 
A comprehensive guide to walking in the Portuguese Azores, an archipelago of nine lush green islands in the North Atlantic Ocean. The 70 routes cover the three island groups: the Eastern Group (São Miguel and Santa Maria), Central Group (Terceira, Graciosa, São Jorge, Pico and Faial) and Western Group (Flores and Corvo). Routes range from hour-long strolls to full-day outings and most use the islands' network of official waymarked trails, including sections of the multi-day GR1. Also included is an ascent of Pico, the highest mountain on Portuguese territory. The guidebook gives lots of practical information on travel to the Azores and between the different islands, as well as getting around by public transport. Full route descriptions are accompanied by 1:50,000 map extracts, plus notes on refreshment opportunities and local points of interest. The routes promise verdant green landscapes and astounding volcanic landforms, taking in forests, rocky slopes, cliff coast and waterfalls as well as a rich built heritage including churches, forts, windmills and harbours. Whether you prefer a single-base trip or an island-hopping adventure, you'll find stunning scenery at every turn. The mild climate makes this an ideal destination for year-round walking.
  • Englisch
  • Kendal
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  • Großbritannien
81 maps, over 90 colour photos
  • 47,38 MB
978-1-78362-790-5 (9781783627905)
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Paddy Dillon is a prolific walker and guidebook writer, with over 90 guidebooks to his name and contributions to 40 other titles. He has written extensively for many different outdoor publications and has appeared on radio and television. Paddy uses a tablet computer to write his route descriptions while walking. His descriptions are therefore precise, having been written at the very point at which the reader uses them. Paddy is an indefatigable long-distance walker who has walked all of Britain's National Trails and several major European trails. He lives on the fringes of the Lake District and has walked, and written about walking, in every county throughout the British Isles. He has led guided walks and walked throughout Europe, as well as in Nepal, Tibet, Korea, Africa and the Rocky Mountains of Canada and the US. Paddy is a member of the Outdoor Writers and Photographers Guild.
Azores general location map Map of the Azores Map key Introduction Location Geology Landscape Discovery and history Wildlife Protected areas Getting to the Azores Getting around the Azores Accommodation Currency Language Food and drink Weather Tourist information Emergencies Walking in the Azores Maps Waymarking and access What to take Using this guide Eastern Group Ilha de So Miguel Walk 1 Circuit of the Caldeira das Sete Cidades Walk 2 Sete Cidades and Lagoa Verde Walk 3 Joo Bom to Candelária Walk 4 Capelas to Rabo de Peixe Walk 5 Remédios and Janela do Inferno Walk 6 Lagoa do Fogo from água de Alto Walk 7 Caldeiras and Salto do Cabrito Walk 8 Furnas and Lagoa das Furnas Walk 9 Pico do Ferro Walk 10 Povoao to Ribeira Quente Walk 11 Ribeira do Faial da Terra Walk 12 Lomba da Fazenda Walk 13 Pico da Vara Walk 14 Achadinha and Salga Walk 15 Fenais da Ajuda Walk 16 Ribeira Funda and Maia Ilha de Santa Maria Walk 17 GR1 Vila do Porto to Cardal Walk 18 GR1 Cardal to Norte Walk 19 GR1 Norte to Bananeiras Walk 20 GR1 Bananeiras to Vila do Porto Walk 21 Santa Bárbara and Norte Walk 22 Pico Alto Central Group Ilha Terceira Walk 23 Monte Brasil from Angra do Herosmo Walk 24 Serreta and Lagoinha Walk 25 Gruta do Natal and Mistérios Negros Walk 26 Rocha do Chambre Walk 27 Alagoa and Ponta do Mistério Walk 28 Baldio and Biscoito da Fontainha Walk 29 So Sebastio and Porto Judeu Ilha Graciosa Walk 30 GR1 Santa Cruz to Praia Walk 31 GR1 Praia to Luz Walk 32 GR1 Luz to Santa Cruz Walk 33 Caldeira and Furna do Enxofre Ilha de So Jorge Walk 34 GR1 Ponta do Topo to So Tomé Walk 35 GR1 So Tomé to Serra do Topo Walk 36 GR1 Serra do Topo to Faj dos Cubres Walk 37 Norte Pequeno and Faj da Penedia Walk 38 Pico do Pedro to Faj do Ouvidor Walk 39 Santo Antnio and Faj de Além Walk 40 Farol dos Rosais and Pico da Velha Ilha do Pico Walk 41 Gruta das Torres to Madalena Walk 42 Fetais, Lajido and Santa Luzia Walk 43 Santana to Lajido Walk 44 Lagoa do Capito to So Roque do Pico Walk 45 Caminho dos Burros Walk 46 Caminho das Lagoas Walk 47 Prainha do Norte Walk 48 Santo Amaro to Piedade Walk 49 Calhau, Manhenha and Piedade Walk 50 Calheta de Nesquim Walk 51 Lajes and Cabeo do Geraldo Walk 52 So Joo to Silveira Walk 53 Ascent of Pico Ilha do Faial Walk 54 GR1 Capelinhos to Capelo Walk 55 GR1 Capelo to Miradouro da Caldeira Walk 56 GR1 Miradouro da Caldeira to Porto da Boca da Ribeira Walk 57 Horta and Monte da Guia Walk 58 Morro de Castelo Branco Walk 59 Praia do Norte and Faj Walk 60 Levada walk to Alto do Cho Walk 61 Caldeira do Faial Western Group Ilha das Flores Walk 62 GR1 Santa Cruz to Ponta Delgada Walk 63 GR1 Ponta Delgada to Faj Grande Walk 64 GR1 Faj Grande to Lajedo Walk 65 Lagoas to Faj Grande Walk 66 água Quente Walk 67 Faj de Lopo Vaz Ilha do Corvo Walk 68 Lagoa do Caldeiro Walk 69 Cara do ndio Walk 70 Farol da Carneira Appendix A Route summary table Appendix B Language notes and topographical glossary Appendix C Useful contacts

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