The Amazing Azores
Located in the Atlantic ocean on the very edge of Europe, the Azores are a sanctuary of untouched nature, picturesque hills, extinct volcanoes, lakes and caves. In this tour You will be able to explore two of the most interesting Islands in the Azores, to try local cuisine or just take a dip in the ocean in my spare time.
Excursions: Sightseeing in Terceira island-Angra do Heroismo – whale watching and dolphins (included in price) – review by O. San Miguel (lake of Sete cidades and Fire lake) – Park Terra Nostra valley and Caves – pineapple and tea plantations
The cave of Algar do Carvao – Azores, Portugal
Thu. Departure from Domodedovo, arriving in Lisbon. Connecting flight to the island of Terceira. Arrival, transfer to Angra do Heroismo, accommodation in hotel TerceiraMar 4* on the beach in 15 min walk from the centre.
Fri. Breakfast at the hotel. Tour of the island of Terceira for the day: a visit to the observation deck on Monte Brasil, a trip through the southern part of the island, stopping in Sao Sebastiao. Lunch at the restaurant “OsMoinhos”. Then drive to the Northern part of the island, stop at Serra do Cume, a visit to the caves of Algar do Carvao, a visit to the wine Museum in Biscoitos, visit the town of Ponta dos Biscoitos with natural sea swimming pools. Return to Angra do Heroismo on the Western part of the island.
Sat. Breakfast at the hotel. Walking tour of Angra do Heroismo, declared UNESCO heritage of mankind. The 16th-century city preserved the architecture of the time, churches, palaces, houses in the city seem like a toy, many building built in the popular architectural style of the Empire, dedicated to the cult of the Holy spirit. In the second half out in the ocean for whale watching and Dolphin watching.
Sun. Breakfast at the hotel. Free day to relax.
Mon. Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to airport, departure on the island of San Miguel. Transfer and accommodation in hotel MarinaAtlantico 4* in the center of the capital of the island – Ponta Delgada. Free time in the city.
W. Breakfast at the hotel. Free day in Ponta Delgada.
View from Vista do Rei – the Azores, Portugal
CP. Breakfast at the hotel. A day tour in the Western part of the island: the Tour gives you the opportunity to get acquainted with the Western part of the island. Stop at the observation deck of Carvao overlooking the Central part of the island. Rise on the mountain road to the famous Royal View (Vista do Rei), which offers a wonderful view of one of the seven officially recognized natural wonders of Portugal – the Blue and Green lake (in good weather). The descent to the valley of Sete cidades (Seven Cities), where we will stop for tea and coffee break. Further along the North of the island through Mosteiros sent to the Brittany village, where lunch in a traditional rustic restaurant Kavala Branco (Cavalo Branco). There is always ozoryanska serves typical dishes. After lunch return to the hotel Capelas (Capelas)
Thu. Breakfast. A day tour around the island: a Trip to the picturesque lake of Fire (Lagoa do Fogo), located at an altitude of 900 meters above sea level. Visit Furnas – Valley of the Caves. It is a blooming garden with lake and bubbling hot streams in the deep wide crater. Next on the program visit the idyllic Park TerraNostra, which has blended exotic plants from tropical and cold countries. The opportunity to swim in the pool of water, rich in iron and heated by the internal heat of the Earth. A visit to Caldeiras, burning in a pair of pits which prepares the famous dish Cosida (cozido). In the presence of tourists it is extracted from the earth and served for lunch in the restaurant Terra Nostra (Terra Nostra), with panoramic views of the Park.
After lunch the tour follows the Northern part of the island with a visit to the tea factory of Gorreana. Stop at the observation deck Santa Iria, overlooking the magnificent panorama of the Northern coast of the island. A short stop in Ribeira Grande, which is famous for its black-and-white basalt architecture. Return to the hotel.
Fri. Transfer to airport, fly to Lisbon, then to Moscow (possibly a continuation of the stay on the island of San Miguel or the flights to Madeira and the rest of the island).