Make the most of your time on Terceira Island with this convenient van tour. After a morning pickup, settle into your comfortable ride and head off to explore the island's attractions. See one of the oldest churches, snap a photo of the volcanic-formed swimming pools of Biscoitos, and peek inside the Algar Do Carvão volcano from the Serra do Cume viewpoint. This tour provides a great overview of the island for first-time visitors.
With just one day to explore Terceira Island, a guided tour ensures that you check off all the highlights. On this full-day tour, visit the Algar do Carvão volcano, admire views of Monte Brasil and Serra do Cume, and stop at the San Sebastian Church. You also enjoy a typical Azorean lunch and wine tasting included.
Our Full-Day Tour combines Terceira’s best cultural, traditional, gastronomic, & natural richness in a complete & unforgettable tour of the entire island!
Your tour begins around 9 am with pick-up at your accommodation, via a modern climate-controlled van, and proceeds through all the iconic points on this little Atlantic paradise.
Our morning includes viewing seaside villages, centuries-old forts, amazing island views, a stop in traditional café for perhaps a café or Dona Amélia cake (traditional cake of the island) if you like, and picture opportunities of our brightly-coloured little churches called Imperios.
You will be charmed by our lunch stop! Enjoy traditional and exceptional island cuisine in a rustic and beautiful restaurant, that is nearly a museum on its own.
Our afternoon continues enjoyably around the island, viewing amazing natural wonders not to be missed! Take in volcanic coastal wonders, breathtaking inland views, perhaps enjoy the fresh air on a short nature hike, and learn about the history of important local monuments. You may even descend safely into one of the few accessible volcanoes in the world!
This half day tour to the middle of Terceira Island will let you visit both sides of the island. The tour starts at Monte Brasil, where you will have privileged view to Angra do Heroísmo city and both its bays. Next stop will be Algar do Carvão, where you will visit a vulcanic cave. You will be amazed! The sulphur fumaroles of Furnas do Enxofre Furnas do Enxofre are our the next stop. After 30min we get to Biscoitos where you find natural pools outlined among the curious configurations of black rocks resulting from volcanic eruptions. the Biscoitos area is also a well-known wine-growing region where the famous verdelho wine of the Azores is produced.
Ocean and Nature in a half day adventure!
In this trail we're going to explore the most amazing north shore bays in Terceira Island while walking through amazing native vegetation and bird life!
Pick-up e Drop-Off from the Hotel/Airport
Lenght 4 km
Time Average: 2h
In this tour we get to visit the highlights of the Island with an incredible typical lunch included!
From the best viewpoints on the Island, to vineyards and lava pools in the north, to the most incredible patchwork made with lava walls, to some of the most incredible volcanos on the island some of which have wild bulls and native forests.
The tour itinerary is completely flexible in order to play around weather conditions and our visitors demands.
This a Tour anyone can do, no matter your age or physical condition.
For lunch we will take you along some of the island best restaurants so you can try some of the best Clay Pot Roast ever! We are also flexible with your diet, so let us know if there's something special you would like for that day.
This tour is also a perfect match to:
Mistérios Negros Full Day Hike Tour - Which allows you to visit the west side of the Island in detail.
Algar do Carvão Express Half Day Tour - Which allows you to visit the island incredible caves.
The day and a half package is an excellent option for a complete and relaxed experience on Terceira Island.
Adaptable to the tastes and interests of our customers, this tour comes without the time restrictions required by some other types of tours.
Interested in the geological creation of the Azores archipelago and the incredible views naturally created? Join us for a fun and adventurous tour to the best known volcanic spots of Terceira Island!
All entrance fees are included in the tour.
Transport is provided to and from the accommodation place.
Nestled within the Azores archipelago in the North Atlantic Ocean, Terceira boasts pretty coves, lush forests, and rugged peaks. On this half-day tour, explore winding hiking routes through the north of the island and navigate easily with your guide to lead the way. See the best of the Terceira countryside, with pickup and drop-off at your Angra do Heroismo or Praia da Vitória hotel included.
The underground cellars are one of the most amazing visits to be made on Terceira Island. This tour passes through the Natal and Carvo Algar Cave, also has the passage through the famous Sulfur Furnas and the leisure area Patas Lagoon.
The most amazing viewpoints on Terceira Island in a half day Tour!
This tour is perfect for photography lovers who don't have much time to go around the Island and want to enjoy the best views!
Apart from other locations we also go to:
Pico das Cruzinhas - From the top of Monte Brasil
Pico da Memória - From the top of our Town
Serra da Ribeirinha - Our town and Islets look pretty amazing from here
Serra do Cume - Our perfectly symmetrical pastures
This Tour is an incredible experience that combines photography, sightseeing and culture, all in one trip.
We are lucky to have one of the most incredible photographers from our island, Timothy Lima join us on the tour helping and sharing tips with our guests around the island for the perfect shot.
Being private this tour has no fixed attractions or timeline since we base the itinerary on our guests preferences as well as weather and light conditions.
We can either go on a hike with you or simply drive around the island or even go underground to the caves, it's up to you and your preferences.
It's important you have your own camera since you can also take the opportunity to learn from it.
Lunch is optional but we will always offer you some suggestions about the best places on the island.
We only charge for adults so if you want to make this a family trip please do!
The West zone of Terceira Island is one of the most wished areas, has beautiful landscapes provided by viewpoints spread in several parishes, is composed by recreational areas and has many wonderful places to explore.This tour includes cheese tasting.
This trail takes us into the interior of Terceira Island, passing through some of the highest points in our island - up to 2600ft - walking through amazing japonese cedar plantations and native vegetation, making the viewpoints mesmerizing! Probably the most raw trail on the island and definitely the most challenging.
Difficulty: Medium / High
Lenght: 9.3 km
Time average: 2h30m
Terceira Island has lovely landscapes that leave no one indifferent.
In this circuit, we give you to know some of the best viewpoints on the island, which offer panoramic views.
Nestled in the rural landscape of the island, we find the Serra da Ribeirinha viewpoint, where the green fields are the backdrop.
Standing out in the landscape, we will find the exuberant ‘Ilhéus das Cabras’, volcanic formations that we observe from the Miradouro da Serretinha, which deserve our attention!
The Serra do Facho viewpoint is another point not to be missed! From its top, we can observe the beautiful landscape over the city of Vitorino Nemésio, Praia da Vitória. The climb will not be in vain!
The best way to get lost and find yourself at the same time, will be when contemplating the stunning landscape of the 'patchwork blanket' that the Serra do Cume viewpoint offers us.
You will be blown away as much as we are, day after day!
We are also flexible and can meet your expectations!
The West side of Terceira leads us to discover more of its history over the centuries. We start by enjoying the fantastic viewpoint of the Cume Sierra, from where we admire the fields divided like in an authentic patchwork: an unique landscape. On the way to the other side of the island, there will always be the possibility of seeing the fields where the bulls on the island lives, as they are a very important part of Terceira culture. When we get to the North Coast, we will explore how volcanoes and the ocean have shaped the coastline, into unique geological structures. During the morning there will also be enough time to explore the second-largest city in the island, Praia da Vitória, before our lunch at a restaurant. Then we climb up to the viewpoint of Facho, to admire the whole city, before going to the bathing area of Porto Martins pools. In the way of Angra, there’s still time to admire the traditional Espírito Santo chappels, closely connected to the history of the archipelago.
Live this experience with a a local, who born and grown here, and does this as a passion and not as a opportunity of business, makes everything more special.
And doing it in a private why is how I like more, to create bonds with who chooses me to be the person to show them this peace of paradise.
The artcrafts and some local industries with the evolution of the tecnologies are disappearing.
Come with us to see what is still made here on the island and learn more about it.
Also the wine in the azores is has special characteristics and taste, come with us taste it and learn how it works.
Note: There is a stop for lunch, but we do not include because we want you having the best gastronomical experience, and not limiting what you can eat and drink.
If you like culture, history, visit buildings built in the 16th and 17th century, and know more about how is living in the Azore, this is the perfect walking city tour for you. The tour is in the morning, takes 3 hours, and tickets to visit the museum, Governor's house and the cathedral, are included. The pickup time at the hotel is at 9h15.
On this tour you will visit the best of the island and other places not so well known but with amazing landscapes. Discover the history and culture of Terceira, connect with nature and enjoy a traditional lunch at a small local restaurant. This is a slow pace full day tour and a very special experience.
- Get off the beaten track
- Highlights of Terceira: Center of the island, Biscoitos natural swimming pools, Raminho, Serreta, Algar do Carvão and Serra do Cume viewpoint
- Typical Alcatra lunch with all included
- Relax in the safe hands of our knowledgeable team
- Visit the volcanic pit Algar do Carvão (ticket entrance not included)
Unique Tour, this tour is perfect for people for you that love to be in the nature, adventurers and explorers !
As is a Private Tour, you will decide the time to end the tour.
Terceira Island, as volcanic origin presenting their morphological diversity, but maintaining some common geological traits.
Its origin is associated with several volcanic eruptions, that occurred in the Alpine Orogeny; that remounts to the Tertiary Age to the present days, leaving an outstanding speleological heritage.
So, we wish to share these several beautiful caves not open to the public (no man hand).
The only 2 places that are open to public is Volcano Algar do Carvão and Christmas Cave. This places are only open in winter on Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday. In summer every day is open. They are also closed on expecial occasions as Christmas days or special date.