Terceira Island Tour

Angra do Heroísmo, Portugal (0)
from/per person 65.00 
  • Tours
  • Groups allowed
  • Hotel Pick-up
  • Meal
  • Tour guide
  • Walking


Description

Tour – Terceira Island – Full Day

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

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

Algar do Carvão Opening Hours (2022)

From June 1st to September 30th 2022

  • Everyday: 14:00 to 18:00

From October 1st to December 31st 2022

  • Tuesdays, wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays from 14:30 to 17:00;

The caves will be closed on:

January 1st 2022;
March 1st 2022;
December 1st 2022;
December 24th 2022;
December 25th 2022;
December 31st 2022.


Schedule

Everyday
From / To 09.00 - 17.00