Saturday, December 16, 2017

The Amazing Azores Tour

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Option #1

Terceira Island (4 nights) & São Miguel Island (6 nights)
Hotels: Angra Garden 3 * + Bahia Palace 4 *
 

Program:
AzoresDay 1 – Arrival at Terceira Island and transfer to the Hotel Angra Garden Hotel 3 *. Leisure time is given to be used at your own discretion.
Day 2 – A one hour walking tour in Angra do Heroismo, the capital of Terceira, declared a World Heritage site by UNESCO. Then, following the walking tour, it’s out into the open ocean for whale watching.
Day 3 – Full-Day excursion in Terceira with lunch at a typical restaurant. The tour around the island for the day includes: a visit to the Monte Brasil belvedere, a trip through the southern part of the island stopping in São Sebastião, Lunch at the "Os Moinhos" restaurant. Following lunch, a trip to the northern part of the island, stopping at the Serra do Cume, the Algar do Carvao, the Wine Museum of Biscoitos, in Ponta dos Biscoitos for a relaxing swim in the natural pools and finally returning to the hotel on the western side of the island.
Day 4 – Leisure day to relax.
Day 5 – Transfer to airport to catch a flight to the island of São Miguel, upon arrival in São Miguel a transfer will be available to take you to your accommodation, the Hotel Bahia Palace 4 *, on the beach.
Day 6 – Leisure day
Day 7 – Leisure day
AzoresDay 8 – Full-Day excursion to the Seven Cities (Sete Cidades) with lunch in a typical restaurant. This Full day excursion to the western part of the island includes sites such as: Sarvao – with its stunning view of the central part of the island, Vista do Rei – with its fantastic view of the Seven Cities lake (Lagoa das Sete Cidades), a further descent into the valley of Sete Cidades, and moving further along the north and through Mosteiros and Bretanha, and lunch. On the return through Capelas, visit is scheduled at the pineapple plantations.
Day 9 – Full-Day excursion to Furnas with lunch at a typical restaurant. A trip down to the lake of fire (Lagoa do Fogo), to Furnas to visit the lagoon, and to the Terra Nostra botanical garden. Lunch - Preparation of the famous "Cozido" in geysers. In the afternoon the tour includes:a visit to the northern part of the island, a visit to Ribeira Grande, visit to a tea plantation and belvederes.
Day 10 – Leisure day to relax on the beach.
Day 11 – Transfer to airport for departure (to Lisbon, or on a direct flight from Ponta Delgada to Funchal – Madeira Island)
 

Option #2

Terceira Island (3 nights), Faial Island (3 nights) & São Miguel Island (6 nights)
Hotels: Angra Garden 3 * + Faial Resort 4 * + Bahia Palace 4 *
 
 
Program:
lagoacoresvignDay 1 – Arrival at Terceira Island and transfer to the Hotel Angra Garden Hotel 3 *. Leisure time is given to be used at your own discretion.
Day 2 – A one hour walking tour in Angra do Heroismo, the capital of Terceira, declared a World Heritage site by UNESCO. Then, following the walking tour, it’s out into the open ocean for whale watching.
Day 3 – Full-Day excursion in Terceira with lunch at a typical restaurant. The tour around the island for the day includes: a visit to the Monte Brasil belvedere, a trip through the southern part of the island stopping in São Sebastião, Lunch at the "Os Moinhos" restaurant. Following lunch, a trip to the northern part of the island, stopping at the Serra do Cume, the Algar do Carvao, the Wine Museum of Biscoitos, in Ponta dos Biscoitos for a relaxing swim in the natural pools and finally returning to the hotel on the western side of the island.
Day 4 - Transfer to airport to catch a flight to the Island of Faial. Accommodation in Faial at a 4* Resort. The afternoon tour of Faial includes: a trip through Flamengos, a visit to the volcano, Caldeira and to one of the most interesting natural phenomenon - the Capelinhos volcano. On the way back to the hotel indulge in the panorama across the southern part of the island, and stop at Espalamaca, which overlooks the city of Horta.
TerceiraDay 5 – Full-Day tour by boat to Pico Island including lunch at a typical restaurant. The tour of Pico Island includes: a trip to the northern part of the island with a stop in São Roque, a visit to the former whaling factory, a sailing trip along 900m of the island´s southern coast, a visit the Whaler´s Museum, lunch, and a visit the caves and vineyards of Pico, protected and inscribed as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
Day 6 – Leisure Day.
Day 7 – Transfer to airport to catch a flight to the island of São Miguel, upon arrival in São Miguel a transfer will be available to take you to your accommodation, the Hotel Bahia Palace 4 *, on the beach.
Day 8 – Full-Day tour to the Seven Cities (Sete Cidades) with lunch at a typical restaurant
Day 9 – Full-Day tour to Furnas with lunch at a typical restaurant
Day 10 – Leisure day to relax on the beach.
Day 11 – Transfer to airport for departure (to Lisbon, or on a direct flight from Ponta Delgada to Funchal – Madeira Island)
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