Terceira Island Culture

Terceira island culture is heavily influenced by its volcanic origins and its position as a stopping point for ships traveling between Europe and the United States. Because of that, Terceira island has a military airfield used by United Stares Air Force. The cultural roots mark the identity of the people, the historical and cultural heritage that marked the island can be felt in its streets and its people. 

Stop wondering ... And visit Angra do Heroísmo

The city center of Angra do Heroísmo was classified in 1983 by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site, due to its urban layout and for being a testimony of Portuguese history and Atlantic navigation. Fun fact, Angra do Heroísmo is the oldest city of all archipelago, Azores. 

In each monument, a new history is evident, in a true monument city. One of the main attractions in the city is the Cathedral of Angra do Heroísmo, a beautiful example of Baroque Architecture. The cathedral is known for its ornate decoration and impressive organ,

Star living in Terceira island!

Terceira island is a melting pot of cultural influences, and this is evident in the many cultural institutions and associations that can be found throughout the island.
These organizations work to promote the island’s culture and heritage through a variety of means, including theater performances, dance productions, music concerts, and art exhibits.

These groups often collaborate with other cultural organizations to produce large-scale cultural events, such as the Terceira Island Culture Festival, which takes place every year in the city of Angra do Heroismo.

Terceira Island is a cultural hub that offers visitors a wealth of opportunities to explore, whether you’re interested in music, art, theater, or history, there’s something for everyone on this vibrant island. 

Attractions you'll like to visit in Terceira Island

Quinta do Martelo Ethnographical Center
Angra do Heroísmo, São Mateus da Calheta
São Sebastião Fort
Angra do Heroísmo, Nossa Senhora da Conceição
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