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Day 1 Terceira
Pick-up of the rental car at the airport. Accommodation in the “Cruzero” hotel in Angra do Heroísmo until the 4th day. The city has been declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Admire the Facades of the houses, the streets, the narrow streets and everything that this city has to offer.
Day 2 and 3
Rental car trips on the island of Terceira are problem-free and varied. The well-groomed The road network is well developed and well signposted. However, you will also find a very few encounter unusual and steep streets on the island, some of which are adventurous to let. You can expect great nature, lush green in all facets, hot springs, Stalactite caves, idyllic little places and hiking trails that make every hiker’s heart beat faster leaves. We suggest you go up to the Serra do Cume. From here you can enjoy one wonderful all-round view of the island. You should visit the fascinating Algar do Carvão lava cave Don’t miss it and the sulfur springs of Furnas do Enxofre are an attraction! From the lookout point on Monte Brasil you have the most beautiful view of Angra do Heroísmo. Biscoitos is known for its natural swimming pools and is located in Praia da Vitória the longest sandy beach on the island.
Day 4 trip to Pico
Return of the rental car at the airport and flight to Pico.
Day 5: Madalena (Pico)
Arrival on Pico – rental car pick-up
The approach to landing on Pico is something special when the machine over until the last moment the bright blue of the Atlantic floats. Only at the last moment do you fly over the deep black lava fields peppered with the green of the Vineyards to which the island owes a World Heritage Site title for viticulture. With a clear view you can see the 2,351m high Pico, the highest mountain in Portugal which is often from Wreaths of clouds will give. When you leave the airport building you will be notified by the color contrasts blue –
Green – chat and sky blue again The sight of Portugal’s highest mountain is breathtaking. Welcome to the Azores! Your rental car island tour begins. You will take over the car at the airport and be instructed by our staff. For the time on Pico you can choose one of three accommodations – from the guest room with Breakfast in Madalena, a stylish apartment in Madalena or an idyllic one Nature holiday home. Depending on which accommodation you choose, your journey will take you on different routes Because of the island. Make stops whenever you feel like it. There will certainly not be a lack of views.
Day 6: Madalena (Pico)
After a delicious breakfast, the adventure on Pico can begin! First, you can expect an introduction from the Pico Sport staff, who will give you Provide information about the island of Pico and the marine life. Equipped with life jacket it’s the first time at sea. Get used to the extraordinary experience, because in Four more whale watching trips are scheduled for the coming week. The exits take place with zodiaks that can accommodate a maximum of 12 people or a power catamaran that can accommodate 19 Persons is allowed. With the experienced crew you have the best opportunities some of the 28 See the whale and dolphin species found.
Currently only 2/3 of the occupancy are allowed due to the Corona rules The experienced skippers know the sea and its inhabitants very well and approach them in a careful way – the respectful treatment of the animals is always in the foreground. One The guide is always on board, provides information about the sea creatures and is happy to answer your questions
Day 7 to 8: Madalena (Pico)
Excursions and hikes on Pico
With your rental car you are also flexible on land. There is so much to discover on Pico. You will explore the beautiful natural landscapes on your own. A visit to Vigia – the whale – scout on land – should not be missing. He was already looking for this in the days of whale hunting Sea with the binoculars and today gives the skippers the position of the animals. should that If the weather does not allow an exit, the tours will be postponed and if possible made up for. This can lead to a big double tour. On Pico you can explore one of the largest lava caves in Europe. For that please make an appointment from the whale base. Discover the highlands with their rolling green hills and idyllic lagoons. The Avenida der volcanoes is riddled with small volcanic craters which can be seen from the summit of Pico Erze able to see. You can drive up to the rim of this crater by car. There are hiking trails and beautifully landscaped picnic areas and lookout points on the
whole island. Visiting the wine-growing areas around Cricao Velha and Lajido, made by the UNESCO was included in the list of world heritage sites should also be on the list. In Lajido has new museums that are worth seeing and an interpretation center for viticulture. Raffles are offered.
Day 9: Velas (São Jorge)
Crossing to São Jorge – rental car again
Today it’s time to say goodbye to Pico. The ferry goes from Sao Roque, cais do Pico at 45 Minutes to Velos on the island of Sao Jorge. You pick up your new vehicle and continue your journey.
Day 10 to 11: Velas (São Jorge)
Exploration tours on São Jorge
The elongated island of São Jorge is especially known by hikers. However, who is not good too Feet is not boring even on the rental car tour. This island is very different from Pico and characterized by impressive cliffs. The Fajãs, small headlands on which people built small villages, are famous to have. Often there are only hiking trails to reach them. Our tip is the Fajã do Ouvidor im North with one of the most spectacular lava rock scenery. There is also a wonderful swimming area there and a restaurant. The most famous is the Fajã da Caldeira de Santo Cristo with the little houses and a church and a cafe. You have to hike this experience! The descent goes by the highlands on green meadows and babbling brooks, a waterfall with a “bathing pool”, until you finally got to the fajã. In terms of landscape, this tour is an absolute dream. This bay is also an insider tip for surfers. From here you walk another hour until you get back to the neighboring town of Fajã dos Cubres meets paved roads and cars. São Jorge is also known for its delicious cheese and cheese factories can be visited. Both peaks of the island can be reached by car. Punta Topo at the east end is absolute worth seeing. From here you can see the island of Terceira. At the western end, the Punta Rosais lighthouse is waiting on a red lava rock. Here is one of the Main breeding grounds of the yellow-billed shearwater. Please inquire beforehand from the gravel is open to this cape because the route is sometimes closed after heavy rainfall. The Sete Fontes Botanical Garden is absolutely worth seeing.
Day 12: Horta (Faial)
Crossing to Faial – another rental car
After breakfast, the third part of your journey in the Azores begins. It goes to with the ferry Faial, the third island in the “Triangulo”. Enjoy the Siedle crossing before you arrive in Horta to receive your new rental car
Day 13 to 14: Horta (Faial)
Exploration tours on Faial
The city of Horta has been the destination of seafarers and sailors since the beginning of Christian seafaring
Crossing the Atlantic. The many sailors left paintings on the harbor wall, the stories tell of circumnavigations and adventures. The most famous cafe in the Atlantic is “Peter Cafe Sports”. It has always been a port of call for seafarers and a visit is a must for everyone Vacation on Faial. Enjoy a swim and a meal around the historic port of Porto Tim with its sandy beach. Faial also has a lot to offer when exploring by car. In good weather you should definitely go up to the Caldeira, the volcanic crater. In the volcanic cone there is a species-rich Protected area developed! The hiking trail around the imposing 1,400 meter wide crater offers breathtaking views to the neighboring islands and takes about 4 hours. The Capelinhos volcano is the youngest land of Faial. Only in 1957/58 did this country get out of the Sea and united with the island. cVolcanism and seismic activity are in the Azores normal because they are the tips of the mid-Atlantic ridge. Earth plates meet here and this is how little brooms and expressions appear deep down in the sea.
Day 15: Departure
Flight back home or extension
Your tour in the Azores comes to an end today. At the ferry to Pico against you in the morning Rental cars from and are brought to the airport by the taxi driver. Should your return flight from Pico go take the ferry and then you will be taken to the airport in Pico. If you would like to spend a little more time in the Azores, we will be happy to provide you individually an extension together so that you can also visit the other islands of the Azores get to know. The exploration of the island of Terceira offers itself with the world cultural heritage of
City of Angra de Heroismo.
Dates & prices
This trip can be booked individually on your desired date in the following periods.
PP in a double room VK
01-06-2020 – 30-09-2020: € 1.390.- to € 1.590.- single room € 2.190.- to € 2.590.-
01-10-2020 – 06-11-2020: € 1,190.- to € 1,390.- single € 1,690.-
15-03-2021 – 30-05-2021: € 1,190.- to € 1,390.- single € 1,690.-
01-06-2021 – 30-09-2021: € 1.390.- to € 1.590.- single room € 2.190.- to € 2.590.-
01-10-2021 – 06-11-2021: € 1,190.- to € 1,390.- single € 1,690.-
- Rental car on all three islands from the 1st to the 15th day
- 14 nights in small, typical accommodation with a private bathroom including breakfast
- Travel documents
Services not included
- Rental car: petrol, vehicle deposit
- Other meals and drinks
- Activities and entrance fees marked as optional
- Personal expenses, tips, e.g. for tour guides on excursions, service staff
- Souvenirs etc.
- Travel Insurance
Availability of the accommodations under reserve! Should accommodations from the offer made for If the booking time is no longer available, we will book a nice alternative at the same time Standard for you. Changes that do not affect the character of the trip are not provided, we reserve the right. So please use the detailed program as a suggestion and not as a checklist of what has to happen every day. The program can be changed whereby the character of the trip is retained. If the trip is changed, then only to yours
- Guest rooms b & b in Madalena
- Apartments Maroicos Madalena
- Holiday home Ponta da Balleia Terra do Pao
Cantinho das Bugainvillas Sao Jorge
The stylish apartment complex Cantinho das Buganvilias is idyllically embedded in the mountainous landscape on São Jorge. In the middle of nature and only a short walk from the sea away, the modern apartments await you. An ideal place to be comfortable live and still be in the middle of nature. You can enjoy yourself from the terrace and the pool breathtaking view of the neighboring island of Pico and that towering into the sky Ponta do Pico volcano.
- WLAN (free of charge)
- Laundry service
- Parking spot
- Hair dryer
- Private bathroom
- Air conditioner
- Garden or sea view
Azul Singular Horta Faial
The heavenly beautiful Azul Singular facility on the island of Faial is a very special one Accommodation! Fixed tents or yurts on wooden terraces hide in the middle a large palm and ornamental plant grove. The natural materials and the originally stylish The design of the tents and yurts enhance the extraordinary experience of nature Accommodation. The tents were built in such a way that you can enjoy complete privacy on your terrace can. Since the former plantation proves to be very diverse, each of the tents is of one
surrounded by other predominant plant species. This is in the entrance area Main house with a lounge and a large terrace, from where you can enjoy a great picnic and Enjoy the sea view. The property is just a few kilometers from the capital, Horta and fits perfectly with your nature tour in the Azores.
- WLAN (free of charge)
- Parking spot
- Garden view
- Hair dryer
- Private bathroom
- Coffee machine
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