São Miguel & Terceira – 4D/3N

Day 1Sete Cidades e Fogo

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 go through the Sete Cidades and Lagoa do Fogo with the following stops:

  • Viewpoint Pico do Carvão
  • Lagoa do Canário – lagoon in a volcanic crater
  • Viewpoint Vista do Rei – View to Blue and Green Lagoons 
  • Viewpoint Lagoa de Santiago
  • Church São Nicolau

Stop at a local restaurant for lunch 

After lunch, stop at the following locations

  • Viewpoint Ponta do Escalvado - View to Ponta da Ferraria, Ilhéus dos Mosteiros, Lomba Grande and Lomba da Fonte
  • Augusto Arruda pineapple plantation
  • Viewpoint Lagoa do Fogo
  • Caldeira Velha – wonderful natural monument

Return to the hotel, dinner and accommodation

Day 2Furnas

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

  • Cerâmica Vieira – Exhibition of regional ceramics
  • Pisão Viewpoint - you can dazzle yourself with an excellent view of the south coast of the island and see the Convento da Caloura
  • Pico do Ferro Viewpoint to contemplate the lagoon and Furnas Valley

The smell of sulphur and bubbling fumaroles, characteristic of the Furnas area, are secondary evidence of volcanic activity.

  • Lagoa das Furnas to watch the "retiro do cozido” – a local dish

Stop at a local restaurant for lunch 

  • Walk through the Furnas boilers, where you can taste various types of water and admire the famous fumaroles
  • Terra Nostra Park - fantastic Botanical Garden and possibility to dive in the railway water pool
  • Gorreana Tea Plantation - 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 3Serra do Cume e Algar do Carvão

Transfer to João Paulo II Airport for trip to Ilha Terceira

After landing, you will continue the tour:

  • Serra do Facho – Viewpoint to the bay of Vitória Beach
  • Walking tour of the Historical Center Vitória Beach
  • Garden and city market
  • Santa Cruz Church
  • Vitorino Nemésio House Museum
  • Francisco Ornelas da Câmara square
  • Serra do Cume viewpoint 
  • Império do Divino Espírito Santo church
  • Salga Bay – famous bay located in the south coast of the island

Stop at local restaurant for lunch typical of the island - Alcatra de Carne

After lunch, 

  • Algar do Carvão, an old volcano that visitors can go down to about 100 meters deep, and observe stalactites unique in the world for their characteristics of silicates, and an underground lake, of crystalline waters
  • Furnas do Enxofre - a fumarolic field that encompasses several aggressive volcanic gases at different temperatures, some of them quite high (about 95o C at the surface and about 130o C at half a meter of depth)
  • Biscoitos Pool, considered one of the best bathing areas of the island, this area is formed by volcanic rocks, providing a pleasant environment
  • Monte Brasil - an extinct volcano of 3 km2 surrounded by the 4 km of walls of the São João Baptista Fortress

Return to the hotel, dinner and accommodation

Day 4Angra do Heroísmo - Lisboa

Departure around 09h00 for walking tour around the historical centre of Angra do Heroísmo

  • Duque da Terceira Garden – one of the most important in Azores
  • Obelisk Alto da Memória – built with the stones of the old castle of Mills
  • Angrense Theater - 19th Century Building
  • Sé Church - considered the largest temple in the archipelago

Return to Lajes airport for boarding formalities to Ilha de São Miguel – Ponta Delgada.

Stop at a local restaurant for lunch

After lunch, tour through the historical centre of Ponta Delgada:

  • City Market
  • City Doors
  • Nossa Senhora da Esperança Chapel

Transfer to João Paulo II Airport


  • Inter- islands flights
  • Transportation during your stay
  • Accommodation with breakfast included
  • Lunch at local restaurant with drinks included
  • Dinner at hotel with drinks included
  • Terra Nostra Park
  • Caldeira Velha
  • Furnas Lagoon
  • Algar do Carvão
  • Sé Church


  • Flight 
  • Paid tickets not mentioned in the programme

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