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GETTING TO CORVO
Sata Air Açores has regular flights to this island, departing from Flores. The ferry is another possibility.

LOCALISATION
Corvo and Flores islands form the Western Group of the Azorean archipelago. Corvo is about 27, 8 km (15 miles) distant from Flores and is located 30ş 48’ W and 39ş 40’ N. It is the smallest island of the archipelago with just 17, 5 sq km (6,7sq miles).

DISCOVERY AND SETTLEMENT
Insuli Corvi was its first designation. This island was discovered around the year 1452, but its settlement only occurred after 1548.

PLACES TO VISIT
Monto Grosso is the highest place in the island with 770 metres of altitude. Caldeirăo is lagoon a where small islands emerge, whose shape has resemblance with the archipelago of the Azores. Păo de Açucar is a belvedere with a breathtaking view. Vila Nova do Corvo is a welcoming village, with typical housing and usages.

GETTING TO KNOW THE ISLAND
Take the road to the inner land, and go to Monte Grosso; from here, one can admire Caldeirăo, a lagoon located in an extinct volcano crater. Return by the same road to the village-place. You must pay also a visit to Morro do Păo de Açucar belvedere.

FESTIVITIES AND ETHNOGRAPHY
The festivities in honour of Espírito Santo, S. Pedro and Nossa Senhora dos Milagres are the religious events of the island. The most important celebration is in honour of Nossa Senhora dos Milagres, and takes place on August 15.

GASTRONOMY
?Tortas de ervas do calhau? (vegetable pie), ?couves da barça?, ?couves fritas? (fried cabbages), liver sauce and handmade cheeses are good examples of the local gastronomy.

SPORT FISHING
Whether practising trolling or bottom fishing, these waters are a true paradise. One can capture sargus, sea bream, grouper, moray and conger among others. Angling or using live bait offer the possibility of catch species like anchovy, long beaked fish and saw fish. On boat, specimens of other species are possible captures: turbot, big fish, tuna and sword fish.

DIVING
The underwater life richness and the unpolluted waters are an irresistible attraction and a unique experience.
There are no dangerous species ou snakes in the island.

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