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Terceira Island Highlights, Azores provided by TuriAzores

Terceira Island Highlights, Azores

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Overview
Make the most of a day on Terceira Island with a packed schedule that provides insight into the island’s geographic and cultural highlights. Visit sites including Monte Brasil, Serra do Cume crater, Algar do Carvão volcano and more. Tuck into a traditional lunch and enjoy a wine tasting, included. Save time for maximum exploration with round-trip transport provided.
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  • 1
    Monte Brasil
    Stop: 15 minutes -
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  • 2
    Caminho da Serretinha
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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  • 3
    Vila de Sao Sebastiao
    Stop: 25 minutes -
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  • 4
    Praia da Vitoria
    Stop: 30 minutes -
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  • 5
    Serra do Facho
    Stop: 15 minutes -
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  • 6
    Serra do Cume Viewpoint
    Stop: 15 minutes -
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  • 7
    Algar do Carvao
    Stop: 45 minutes - Admission excluded
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  • 8
    Furnas do Enxofre
    Stop: 25 minutes -
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  • 9
    Biscoitos
    Stop: 25 minutes -
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  • 10
    Angra do Heroismo
    Stop: 20 minutes -
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Highlights
  • Explore geographical landmarks, including the ancient volcanic vent Algar do Carvão
  • Discover Azorean culture with and authentic lunch and wine tasting
  • Benefit from the small-group size with personalized attention from your local guide
  • Save time with round-trip transport included
What to Expect
Begin your day with pickup from your hotel or port. Meet your guide and board your vehicle, ready for a day touring the island’s highlights. Start off on the volcanic peninsula with a visit to Monte Brasil, then onto Serretinha for a view of the Goat Island. Gain insight into Azorean Catholic identity with a visit to the Church, then enjoy the natural views at Serra do Cume, before pausing for a typical Azorean lunch. When re-energized, discover more about the region’s volcanic geography at the Algar do Carvão (entrance not included) and take in the surrounding views. Stop for a wine tasting before concluding your tour. At the end of your tour, relax with drop-off back to your hotel or port.
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Important Information
Duration
8h
Inclusions
  • Local guide
  • Hotel/port pickup and drop-off
  • Lunch
  • Cheese tasting
  • Private transportation
Exclusions
  • Ticket to visit algar do carvão
  • Entry/Admission - Algar do Carvao
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Additional Info
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
  • Stroller accessible
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Didger11 wrote a review Mar 2020
Sarnia, Canada12 contributions11 helpful votes
My wife and I (Mr. Bert) booked this full day tour as part of a party of four during a recent vacation in the Azores. Our guide, Chris, was amazing. Her extensive knowledge in the areas of history and geology gave us an in depth understanding of the Azores and local culture. Her
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Melwyn Bob M wrote a review Nov 2019
Huntsville, Alabama74 contributions8 helpful votes
My wife and I just returned from the “Best kept secret” in the world! The Azores, Terceira Island, is an excellent place for adventure! From the friendliest people, and wonderful accommodations, delicious foods, and the most scenic vistas, this place has it all! Azores Getaway
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Date of experience: November 2019
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Response from TuriAzores, Manager at Terceira Island Highlights, Azores
Responded 3 Jan 2020
Thank so much you for your words, we are grateful when people enjoy all what we have to offer in Terceira island. Kind regards Miguel Mendonça TuriAzores
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Kaja0206 wrote a review Sep 2019
8 contributions1 helpful vote
In this Tour my guide was Rafaela, she did a perfect job. I had an amazing day. I got to know the island, queese, history, the volcano 🌋, saw the mermaid pools and a lot more. Thank you again for a perfect day.
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Date of experience: August 2019
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Response from TuriAzores, Manager at Terceira Island Highlights, Azores
Responded 22 Sep 2019
Dear Kaja, Thank you for the preference. Kind regards Miguel Mendonça TuriAzores
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Elena wrote a review Aug 2019
Milan, Italy2 contributions
As we planned to stay in terceira island one full day and half, the guided tour of the island was the only option we had to discover it. We did the tour with Miguel and we really enjoyed it, he is a very prepared guide! We were a group of 8 people and he took us all around the
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Date of experience: August 2019
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Response from TuriAzores, Owner at Terceira Island Highlights, Azores
Responded 16 Aug 2019
Dear Elena, Thank you for the review. Wish you two all the best. Have fun in the São Jorge, Pico and Faial. Kind regards Miguel mendonça TuriAzores
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Flyer794501 wrote a review Jul 2019
Lakewood, Washington4 contributions
Would highly recommend this full day tour and especially our guide Kris. We only had one full day to explore the island and this tour was perfect and the price was a great value.
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Response from TuriAzores, Owner at Terceira Island Highlights, Azores
Responded 13 Jul 2019
Dear Flyer 79, thank you for the preference. Kind regards Miguel Mendonça Turiazores
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Caving Adventure!
We had a great tour seeing the caves and landscape of the island and Rafaella was a great tour guide! We really enj
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Eden in Portugal
Thanks for the tour Tanya.....great day. Total enjoying it was due to a great tour guide showing a place she loves.
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Great active vacation
Beautiful Island with awesome people. Here during rainy season but still had plenty to do. Will definitely come bac
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We just came back to Sao Miguel Azores from a full day in Terceira Island, Christine Silva was our tour guide, she
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Wonderful!
Our tour was informative and fascinating. Rafaella was a great guide, very knowledgeable and friendly. We would def
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Spectacular and educational tour
Whilst we weren't blessed with the best weather, Chris proved an excellent tour guide, driving us around the volcan
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Caving tour
Really enjoyed the afternoon tour with Chris, she was prompt to pick us up from hotel and then collected 2 others f
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Beautiful Vistas in the Azores
Enjoyed this tour so much. Our guide was terrific and very knowledgeable on the history which enhanced the tour and
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Wonderful Tour Guide
Our guide Chris for the geo-tour was s excellent! We not only did all the amazing things on the tour list, but she
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Terceira caving with Tanya
Amazing!! Wonderful tour and so much incredible information. Tanya was knowledgeable and fun as a guide. We were so
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Very good tour to see the island highlights
We arrived via cruise ship and TuriAzores was right there at the port to pick us up. A little bit of confusion rega
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Terrific Terceira
We have spent the last days of our wonderful Portugal vacation in Terceira ,Azores Island. We had a wonderful expe
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Fantastic tour company
I went on a full day island van tour (with Christina), the Misterios Negros hike (also with Christina), and the Roc
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Chris was a great guide and informative. Enjoyed the duck pond a lot. The cave chimney was amazing! We found the to
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This was the best tour we did during our stay in the Azores. We had Tania as our guide and she was wonderful. She w
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Key Details
  • Duration: 8h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English, French, German, Portuguese
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