Sao Jorge Island Tour (Urzelina, Topo e Fajas)

 
 
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Full Day (Duration: 8h approx.)

Sao Jorge Island

Price from: 100.00 euros

 
On this private tour you will explore the splendor of Sao Jorge Island in Azores. Visit a cheese factory to see how the famous St. Jorge cheese is made. In Faja dos Cubres enjoy magnificent view over the north side of the Island and its typical coast...
 
Highlights
 
  • English-Speaking local Guide
  • Lunch in a local restaurant included 
  • Visit all the highlights of the island
 
 

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General Overview


Country: Portugal
Region: Azores Islands
City: Sao Jorge Island
Duration: Full Day (Duration: 8h approx.)
Type: Half Day Tour Private
Theme: Private Shore and Chauffeur Guided Excursions
Group Size: 1 -8 People
Price from: 100.00€
 

Introduction

São Jorge is an island full of cliffs, crags and fajãs, and it's one of the greenest islands in the Azores archipelago and the perfect spot for a relaxing  holiday

The island is 54km long and 6.9km at its widest point, and it is one of the apexes of the so-called "triangle islands", together with Faial and Pico. 

The contrast of the central mountain range that runs almost the whole length of the island stands out, with its rugged, jagged coastline, dotted by the typical fajãs that extend into the sea. The fajãs are small plains created by lava or landslides and there are over 40 on São Jorge, which has earned it the nickname island of fajãs. 

From the o the Fajã dos Cubres, with its crystal clear lagoon, tothe Fajã do Ouvidor with its natural pools, a tour of the island of São Jorge means admiring the land divided into plots for subsistence farming, the stone houses with three-pane sash windows, the waterfalls and the curious steel cables for transporting wood to the coastal plains.

Day by day itinerary

DAY 1:
SAo Jorge Island

  • 09:00AM (to be confirmed) Departure from your Hotel thru costa Sul to visit the viewpoint of Miradouro das Velas with views to the Vila.
  • We will follow through freguesia da Ribeira do Nabo, with a stop at  Cooperativa de Artesanato and then onto Urzelina where we will visit the tower.
  • Along this excursion we will visit the following places;  the mills in S. Jorge, o sítio dos Casteletes, na freguesia da Urzelina, Manadas, Miradouro da Calheta, Ribeira Seca e St. Antao.
  • Lunch at a local restaurante 
  • Back to the starting point through Norte Pequeno.
  • We will stop to visit the  Miradouro da Faja dos Cubres, Norte Grande, the Miradouro da Faja do Ouvidor (com vista para esta e para a Faja da Ribeira d’Areia), St António, Toledo, Parque das Sete Fontes e Rosais Velas

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NOTE:  Departures from Horta/Pico will have a extra charge for the ferry trip

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Included

  • Transportation hotel/tour/hotel
  • Lunch
  • English-Speaking Guide
  • Entrance Fees when with Guide
  • Local Taxes

Excluded

  • Transfers not specified in the itinerary
  • Entrance fees not specified in the itinerary
  • Meals not specified in itinerary 
  • Tip and Gratuities to Local guide

Pick up

  • Hotels within city limits

Drop off

  • Hotels within city limits

Cancellation policy

  • Up to 48 hrs before: Fully Refundable
  • Under 48 hrs : 100% Non-Refundable

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