Where are we
Pico Island is the second largest island in the Azores Archipelago , in the North Atlantic . Faial Island It just 8.3 km and São Jorge Island .is around 15 km away. Pico is 42 km long and 20 km wide, has an area of 447 Km2 and 151,84 km long coast line with 31 smaller islands.
Pico has a population of 14,114 inhabitants (in 2011).
The island of Pico owes its name to the majestic mountain of volcanic origin, the Pico. The summit is called Pico Pequeno or Piquinho.
At 2,351 meters, the Pico is Portugal's highest mountain and the third highest peak in the Atlantic.
The island has three administrative districts: Lajes do Pico and Madalena, each with six municipalities, and São Roque do Pico with five municipalities.
It has a modern regional airport (located between the municipalities of Santa Luzia and Bandeiras) with direct flight connections to Lisbon (SATA Internacional), Terceira (Lajes) and Ponta Delgada (SATA Air Açores).
There are daily ferry connections (Transmaçor) with the city of Horta on Faial and the villages of Velas and Calheta on São Jorge. There are also ferry connections to the other islands of the archipelago during the summer months.