A small archipelago in the mid-Atlantic, the Azores are an idyllic set of islands dotted with fishing villages, dramatic landscapes and a plethora of stunning scenery. Think green pastures, azure waters and hedgerows of blue hydrangeas. But it isn't just beautiful backdrops that these islands have to offer; there are numerous activities to excite you as well. Whale watching, diving, geotourism and much more are all on the agenda. Plus, there are 20 Blue Flag beaches too!
An island of northwest coast of Africa, Madeira is known for its warm climate as well as its namesake wine. It is home to beautiful flora and fauna, tantalising cuisine, stunning seascapes and rugged coastlines.
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