Blue, Green and Lilac Tour

Angra do Heroismo, Terceira island, Azores

Let the pictoresque and unique beauty of these four Azorean islands captivate you. From the popular harbor stop for modern sailors in Faial, to the Island of Sāo Miguel, the nature lover’s dream and the breathtaking views of vineyard vines growing from lava soil on Pico Island. Wander through one of the Azores’ oldest city: UNESCO protected Angra do Heroismo in Terceira, enjoying the traditional cuisine.

Included in land package:

  • Nine nights stay at centrally located hotels on the Islands of Faial, Terceira and São Miguel.
  • Full day tours of Faial Island.
  • Full day tour of Pico Island including lunch and beverages.
  • Full day tour of Terceira Island.
  • Full day tour of the Eastern (Furnas) part of São Miguel Island including lunch and beverages.
  • Ferry tickets between Islands.
  • Full American breakfast daily at the hotel.
  • Round trip transfers from airport to hotel.

Hotels:

Horta, Faial:  Hotel Do Canal or  Pousada Forte de Faial

Ponta Delgada, São Miguel: Azoris Royal Garden Hotel or Hotel Talisman

Angra do Heroismo, Terceira: Terceira Mar Hotel or Hotel do Caracol

General Conditions:

  • The above rates are per person, based on double occupancy (land package).

  • Single Supplement is an additional $450.
  • Rates are subject to hotel availability and are only guaranteed when paid in full.

 

 

 

Itinerary

Day 1

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Day 1

You arrive in the early morning and take a quick fight to the island of Faial for your 3 days on the Blue Island. Upon arrival a representative will meet you and transfer you to your hotel.


Day 2

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Day 2

You begin your full day tour to discover the island of Faial by driving through the city of Horta. Horta is most famous for its cosmopolitan yacht harbor. You next stop at the scenic point of Espalamaca to view the harbor and all its surroundings, followed by a visit to the Caldeira. The Caldeira is a large crater in the central part of the island, where you view the beautiful landscape and natural protected area. Your tour finishes at the Capelinhos volcano, where the volcano last erupted in 1958. (The museum entrance optional)


Day 3

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Day 3

Today you will take a ferry to Pico. Your full day tour of the “Mountain Island” begins at the Arcos do Cachorro, an impressive display of rock formations (one in the shape of a dog), coming out of the sea. You drive towards Sao Roque do Pico, where you will stop to visit the beautiful town by the sea. You then head on the inner roads heading south on the island. Lunch will be served at a local restaurant as the tour proceeds around the island. On your way back you will stop at a handicraft exhibition, cheese factory, and wine cellar, evening departure to Horta Faial by ferry. Upon arrival you will be brought back to your hotel.


Day 4

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Day 4

Today you will say goodbye to Horta and hello to Terceira. Upon arrival you proceed to your hotel. The rest of the day is at your leisure.


Day 5

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Day 5

The full day tour to explore the island of Terceira “The Lilac Island” departs for Monte Brazil passing by the beautiful city of Angra do Heroismo stopping at Pico das Cruzinhas. This is the highest point on Monte Brasil, with a beautiful view of the city and its outskirts. The tour continues towards the eastern side of the island, showing the typical settlements and rural architecture and colorful “Imperios”. We stop in the town of Sao Sebastiao, where the church is one of the oldest of the Azores. After lunch we drive to Praia da Vitoria, and then onto Serra do Cume, with beautiful views overlooking the town of Lajes and the ocean. Our fnal stop is Biscoitos, a wine area, where we visit a wine cellar, and get to taste Terceira’s famous wine.


Day 6

The day is free to relax and enjoy the island.


Day 7

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Day 7

Today you will say goodbye to Terceira and hello to Ponta Delgada. Upon arrival you proceed to your hotel. The rest of the day is at your leisure.


Day 8

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Day 8

Today you will be off on a full day tour, to the southern and northern part of Sao Miguel. You travel along the southern coast heading toward Vila Franca, stopping at the pottery factory in Lagoa, you then proceed to the northern coast to Ribeira Grande, Ladeira Velha and a thrilling climb to Pico do Ferro with a magnifcent view of both valley and lake of Furnas. You continue to the town ofFurnas taking the southern coast to visit the Caldeiras, which are natural mineral water springs. Lunch will be served in Furnas (Cozido). After lunch you continue on your trip to Ribeira dos Caldeiroes, Nordeste via Salto do Cavalo, and return to our hotel in the evening.


Day 9

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Day 9

Today the day is at leisure to explore the Island of Sao Miguel.


Day 10

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Day 10

On your final morning in the Azores, you will have time to do any last minute shopping, or just relax. Before being transported back for your return fight home.


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