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Angra do Heroismo

Travel Guide Europe Portugal Azores Terceira Angra do Heroismo

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Introduction

Angra do Heroismo is a city on the Azores island of Terceira. Together with Horta on the island of Faial and Ponta Delgada on the island of São Miguel, it is one of three regional capitals on the Azores islands. The city has about 35,000 inhabitants and the historical significance has meant that it is placed on the UNESCO World Heritage List.

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Weather

Like much of the Azores, Angra do Heroismo has a mild climate with average temperatures during the day mostly between 17 °C in winter and up to 25 °C in summer. Nights are just several degrees cooler and it rarely gets really chilly. The spring and summer months are driest while winters see more rain.

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Getting There

By Plane

Lajes Field (IATA: TER, ICAO: LPLA) offers flights to/from Amsterdam, Stuttgart, Flores, Graciosa, Horta, Pico, Ponta Delgada, Corvo, Santa Maria, São Jorge Boston, Oakland, Toronto-Pearson, Lisbon, Porto and Madrid. The international destinations are only served in the summer (April-October).

By Boat

Transmacor and Anlanticoline both offer services to some of the other islands but mainly in the summer months.

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Sleep

PropertyAddressTypePopularity
Angra Garden HotelPraça VelhaHotel-
Pousada de Angra do HeroismoNegrito - S. Mateus - Angra do HeroismoHOSTEL-
Atlantis houserua dr henrique braz 38 1 leftGUESTHOUSE-

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Phone

See also International Telephone Calls

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