Azores vaccinations

Azores vaccinations

which ones do you need?

Are you leaving for the Azores soon? After reading our travel advice about these islands, you will know better how to prepare yourself for your trip. Which specific precautions and vaccinations the Azores require will, amongst other things, depend on your trip and the length of your stay in this country.

The Azores is one of the two autonomous regions of Portugal (along with Madeira). It is an archipelago composed of nine volcanic islands in the Macaronesia region of the North Atlantic Ocean, about 1,400 km west of Lisbon, about 1,500 km northwest of Morocco, and about 1,930 km southeast of NewfoundlandCanada. Due to their unique position on the Gulf Stream, the Azores maintain a temperate, subtropical climate with mild air and ocean temperatures all year long. Average temperatures sit comfortably at about 13ºC in the winter, and 24ºC in the summer.

Vaccinations Azores: common risks

You may encounter diseases in the Azores against which you are normally not immune. The right precautions can protect you against these diseases. Check out the main health risks in this country below, so you know immediately which specific precautions the Azores require. Also read our tips for travelling. This way you can best protect yourself against health risks from water, food, sun and insects.

Recommended vaccinations and risks

In this country dengue fever is prevalent. A good protection against mosquito bites in the daytime is necessary.

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