VAN TOUR – FULL-DAY

Duration: 8 hours

Capacity: max. 8 passengers

Inclusions: regional lunch or vegetarian lunch

 

If you like nature, landscape, culture, tradition, gastronomy, on the company of a tour guide, driving you to the best sites of the island, you have to book this tour.

Departure from the accommodation at 9:15 am to visit Monte Brasil. From the top of Pico das Cruzinhas you can see the view to Angra do Heroísmo, and around the area you can find british artillery. After Monte Brasil, a brief passage at Angra do Heroísmo city (world Heritage city), then Serretinha, to take pictures and see the majestic Ilhéu das Cabras Island, formed by a submarine volcano millions years ago. Then to São Sebastião village, to visit and take pictures to one of the oldest churches of the Island. In the church you can see “FRESCO” from 16th century, then drive up to 545 meters to visit Serra do Cume, and see one of the biggest craters of a volcano formed 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, and admire the beauty of an empty volcano. Later we visit Furnas do Enxofre (fumaroles), you will see steam coming out from the ground. From here we visit Biscoitos village to see the swimming pools made by lava from a volcano that erupted hundred years ago). Drive along the western coast to stop at Raminho to see 3 other Islands of the archipelago, passage by Lagoa das Patas, then cheese tasting. Arrival at the hotel at 18:00-18:30.

 

 

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