São Miguel – 4D/3N

Igreja Açores

Day 1Ponta Delgada

Meeting at Humberto Delgado Airport Lisbon 2h before departure for boarding formalities to Ponta Delgada – Ilha de São Miguel

Presentation of the guide who will accompany you to the bus to the hotel in the center of Ponta Delgada

It is followed by a walk through the centre of Ponta Delgada to learn a little more about military, architectural and religious architecture

  • Visit the municipal market, gardens and squares

Return to the hotel, dinner and accommodation

Day 2Furnas

Departure around 09h00, for bus ride through Furnas, with the following stops:

  • Miradouro do Pisão (Pisão belvedere) - an excellent panoramic view of the south coast of the island and see the Caloura Convent
  • Pico do Ferro viewpoint to contemplate the lagoon and Furnas Valley
  • Lagoa das Furnas to watch the "retiro do cozido” – a local dish
  • Terra Nostra Park - fantastic Botanical Garden and possibility to dive in the railway water pool

Stop at a local restaurant for typical lunch - Cozido das Furnas

After lunch, you can enjoy a walking tour through the Furnas boilers, where you can taste various types of water and admire the famous fumaroles

Towards the north of the island, stop at a Tea Factory to learn a little more about the unique European tea culture

Finally, towards Ponta Delgada, stop at the Miradouro de Santa Iria, to appreciate the black basalt cliffs that contrast with the blue of the sea and sky.

Return to the hotel, dinner and accommodation.

Day 3Nordeste

Departure around 09h00, for bus ride through Nordeste of São Miguel, with the following stops:

  • Ribeira do Caldeirão so you can feel and enjoy the tranquility experienced on the island with waterfalls and hydrangeas that surround the whole place
  • Viewpoints overlooking the northeast coast of the island
  • Walk through the village of Nordeste.

Stop at a local restaurant for lunch 

After lunch, you will see the 3 most visited viewpoints:

  • Ponta do Sossego 
  • Ponta da Madrugada
  • Lomba do Cavaleiro

Walking tour through the centre of the village of Povoação which was even one of the first settlements on the island of São Miguel. 

Return to the hotel, dinner and accommodation

Dia 4Sete Cidades

Departure around 09h00, for bus ride through Sete Cidades and Lagoa do Fogo, with the following stops:

  • Augusto Arruda pineapple plantation
  • Viewpoint Vista do Rei – View to Blue and Green Lagoons 
  • Lagoa de Santiago
  • Walking tour of the village, with the possibility of entering the church São Nicolau

Stop at a local restaurant for lunch 

After lunch,

  • Viewpoint Pico da Barrosa - fall in love with the landscape and surroundings of Lagoa do Fogo
  • Caldeira Velha – wonderful natural monument
  • Liquors taste made on the island

Transfer to the airport João Paulo II for departure formalities.

Included

  • Transportation during your stay
  • Accomodation with breakfast included
  • Lunch in local restaurante with drinks included
  • Dinner at hotel with drinks included
  • Terra Nostra park

Excluded

  • Flight Lisboa – Ponta Delgada – Lisboa
  • Paid tickets not mentioned in the programme

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