ORIGIN | TERCEIRA ISLAND
Flight formalities to board and departure to Terceira Island, after landing formalities and “LAGES Airport” and reception by a representative of Vefa Travel transfer and visit Praia da Vitória. Climbing up to the belvedere of Facho, from where you can see all the city, the bay and as well the pier. Visit at historical center. Lunch. Leaving in direction to the village of Biscoitos, tasting the famous wines inthe picturesque Wine Museum “Museu do Vinho”, keep visiting passing by the small villages of Altares, Raminho, Serreta, Doze Ribeiras, Santa Bárbara and Cinco Ribeiras. Visit the oldest cheese factory of the island “Fábrica do Queijo da Ilha”. In the end of the day, return to hotel for dinner and accomodation.
After the breakfast departure to “Algar do Carvão”, where we see a huge crate with more than 100 meters deep. Next visit at Caldeira de Guilherme Monis the largest boiler of the archipelago with 15km of perimeter. Next we visit “Furnas do Enxofre”. Lunch. After lunch visit the church so called “Igreja de São Sebastião”, panormic visit at Salgueiros and Porto Judeu. Return to hotel for dinner and accomodation.
Breakfast and visit to Angra do Heroísmo, World Heritage and example of the first European urbanism from the 16th century in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean, the streets still preserve the architecture of old times The castle “Fortaleza de São João Baptista” is the largest and most important fortress built by the spanish empire with protected the city of external attacks. Leaving to Ponta Delgada Airport in SÃO MIGUEL for formalities and boarding on plane to the island “Ilha de São Miguel”. Lunch. Visit at the wonderful SEVEN CITIES LAGOON “Lagoa das Sete Cidades”, with its lagoons, blue and green, inside a huge boiler with 12km of perimeter. Special attention to major interest points of the cultural and natural patrimonium from Azoers through a ride on a turistic train called “A Lagarta” (not-included, optional”. In the end of afternoon, return to hotel for dinner and accomodation.
After breakfast, leaving to “Nordeste”, the most harsh region in the island also called “Décima Ilha”, as regarding its big distance from the others and difficult access. By the way, stop in a fascinating and unique place called “Ribeira do Caldeirões”. Visit at the city Nordeste, quiet and welcoming village where the “Viaduto dos Sete Arcos”, built in the 19th century gives a singular character. Lunch and after visit at “POVOAÇÃO”, that goes far up to the Atlantic Sea surrounded by the cliffs and the “Planalto dos Graminhais”. On the return a brief stop to see “LAGOA” well known as Capital of Ceramic in the island, which is an important village in the South Coast. Return to hotel for dinner and accomodation.
SÃO MIGUEL ISLAND | ORIGIN
After breakfast, a ride for the South Coast, passing by the “Vila da Lagoa”. Climbing the mountain called “Água de Pau” up to the highest point, with a stop on the belvedere “Miradouro do Pico da Barrosa” from where we admire the LAGOON OF FIRE (“Lagoa do Fogo”), crate of an extinf volcano “Caldeira Velha” (natural pool with hot water, surrounded by a unique beauty), “RIBEIRA GRANDE”, Stop to visit the city center, Pico do Ferro (stop to see from the belvedere) Furnas. We will climb up to “Lagoa das Furnas” where is its banks is cooked in holes on the ground the famous “stew”. Lunch in Furnas to wat the so famous stew made in the boilers on the ground. Free time. In the end of the afternoon, transport to Ponta Delgada Airport. Formalities and boarding in regular flight to Lisbon and return to country/city of origin.