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Terceira Island – Full Day Tour

Terceira, Azores

Per Person / From: 70.00 

Adventure

Groups allowed

Hotel pick-up

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Tour guide

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Description

Terceira Island – Full Day Tour

On this tour you will have the chance to see and enjoy our landscape, culture, tradition, and taste our cuisine.

Departure from your hotel to visit Monte Brasil, where, from the top of Pico das Cozinhas you can see the view to Angra do Heroísmo, and around the area you can find the British artillery. After Monte Brasil, we do a brief passage at Angra do Heroísmo city (world Heritage city), then we will stop at Serretinha, to take pictures and see the majestic Ilhéu das Cabras, island made by a submarine volcano many years ago. After that we stop in São Sebastião village, to visit and takes pictures of one of the oldest churches of the island.

In the church you can see “FRESCO” from 1500’s, then drive up to 545m to visit Serra do Cume and see one of the biggest craters of a volcano made in Terceira. Stop for 30 minutes at Praia da Vitória to visit the second city of the island. Lunch in a local restaurant to taste the famous Alcatra de Carne (stew in a clay pot cooked in a wooden oven). After lunch, is time to visit Algar do Carvão (optional), to admire the beauty of an empty volcano.

Later, a visit to Furnas do Enxofre (fumaroles), you will see the steam coming out from the ground. A visit to Biscoitos village to see the swimming pools made of lava from a volcano that erupted years ago. Then, we drive along the western coast to stop at Raminho to see 3 other islands of the archipelago, passing by Lagoa das Patas. In the end we go to a friendly place to do a cheese and yogurt tasting.

What’s included

  • Hotel pick-up from Angra do Heroísmo city center;
  • English speaking tour guide;
  • Lunch;
  • Insurance;

Not included

  • Algar do Carvão entrance fee;
  • Personal expenses;

Recommended to bring

  • Water;
  • Sunglasses;
  • Light jacket all year;
  • Raincoat during winter;

Mandatory equipment

  • Comfortable footwear;

Important info

  • For hotels located outside the city center of Angra do Heroísmo will be charged an extra fee per person;
  • Hotels pick-ups start at 09h00. Please give a tolerance until 10 minutes;
  • The weather in the Azores is very unpredictable and it can rain at any time of year;
  • There may be days with some fog or low clouds, which do not allow you to see the attractions.

 

Algar do Carvão timetable (2024)

  • January 1st to March 31st: Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays – 2:30 pm to 5:00 pm *
  • April 1st to May 31st: Every day – 2:30 pm to 5:00 pm
  • June 1st to September 30th: Every day – 2pm to 6pm
  • October 1st  to December 31st : Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays – 2:30 pm to 5:00 pm *

* The cave will be closed New Year’s Day | Carnival Tuesday* | Easter Sunday | 1 December | Christmas Eve | Christmas Day | New Year’s Eve
Access to the lagoon is temporarily closed for conservation and safety reasons. 

 

Schedule

Monday: 09.00 – 17.00
Tuesday: 09.00 – 17.00
Wednesday: 09.00 – 17.00
Thursday: 09.00 – 17.00
Friday: 09.00 – 17.00
Saturday: 09.00 – 17.00
Sunday: 09.00 – 17.00
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