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Welcome to São Miguel

São Miguel

São Miguel, largest in the Azores group, is a scenically spectacular holiday resort destination, with green pastures and forest-covered volcanic peaks. The island may be the largest, but it is still very small - just 40 miles (64km) long and 7.5 miles (12km) wide.

The São Miguel town of Ponta Delgada is the largest in the archipelago, and features an historic centre with pretty white-washed houses dating from the 17th and 18th centuries. There are numerous low-key holiday accommodation establishments and good restaurants. The island is famed for its delicious pineapples and intricate embroidery.


Information & Facts

Language
Portuguese is the official language, but English is widely spoken and understood.
Money

Portugal is a member of the European Union and its official currency is the Euro (EUR), which is divided into 100 cents. There are numerous banks, bureaux de change and ATMs available in main cities and tourist destinations. Foreign currency can be exchanged at banks, bureaux de change and automatic currency exchange machines. Banking hours are generally 8.30am to 3pm Monday to Friday. Major credit cards are widely accepted, as are travellers cheques.

Time
Local time is GMT (GMT +1 from last Sunday in March to Saturday before last Sunday in October).
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