The 143 Km2 island of Flores is the most western point of Europe, marked by a tiny islet off the coast called Monchique. That tiny rock is where Europe begins.
Corvo Island is one of the three islands in the Azores classified as UNESCO Biosphere Reserve. There is a quietness to Corvo and a sense of community that I haven’t yet found elsewhere.
Where to go for alternative shopping in Lisbon, how to reach, what to buy in each one of these shopping Lisbon areas, and what to visit nearby if you feel like including a little sightseeing.