Sete Cidades and Pineapple Greenhouses

 
 
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1 Day (Duration: 08h00 approx.)

Ponta Delgada

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On this private tour you will explore the splendor of Sao Miguel Island in Azores. We arrive at the Sete Cidades volcanic crater with its Blue and Green lagoons, then we visit the Pineapple Greenhouses in the surrounding area of Ponta Delgada...
 
 
 

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Country: Portugal
Region: Azores Islands
City: Ponta Delgada
Duration: 1 Day (Duration: 08h00 approx.)
Type: Full Day Tour Private
Theme: Private Shore and Chauffeur Guided Excursions
Group Size: 2 - 6 People
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Introduction

Largest place in the Azores and capital of SÃĢo Miguel since 1522, Ponta Delgada is a flat town that stretches along a bay on the islandīs south coast. Boasting many impressive churches, convents and majestic white houses, visitors are constantly reminded of its wealthy and illustrious past, when the port was a crucial staging post between Europe and the New World during the Age of Discovery in the 15th and 16th centuries.

Ponta Delgada is a good base from which to make day tours of the volcanic crater lakes and thermal springs in the centre of the island. A short drive north-west of the city is the spectacular setting of Caldeira das Sete Cidades, an extinct volcano which holds two adjoining lakes, one emerald-green and the other sapphire-blue.



 

Day by day itinerary

b>DAY 1:
SÃO MIGUEL ISLAND
- Departure from the Hotel at 9:30 AM. Taking the Islandīs southwestern road towards Varzea, we arrive at the Sete Cidades volcanic crater with its Blue and Green lagoons, a protected area located in the western part of the Island.
- Coffee stop and return to Varzea using the same road with another stop at the Miradouro do Escalvado.
- Tour continues through the northwestern route, crossing the Islandīs central mountain range, in direction of Bretanha, an old village established by French fishermen.
- Lunch with regional dishes at the Cavalo Branco restaurant.
- Following lunch, visit to the Pineapple Greenhouses in the surrounding area of Ponta Delgada where the various growth phases of the fruit can be observed with the opportunity to taste the pineapple liqueur.
- Return to the Hotel at 5:30 PM. .
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THE TOUR INCLUDES:
- Transportation hotel/tour/hotel
- English-Speaking Guide
- Entrance Fees when with Guide
- (L) Lunch
- Local Taxes

THE TOUR DOES NOT INCLUDE:
- Airfare
- Transfers not specified in the itinerary
- Entrance fees not specified in the itinerary
- Beverages not specified in selected meals
- Meals not specified in itinerary
- Laundry Expenses
- Telephone & Facsimile charges
- Excess Baggage charges
- Passport & Visa fees
- Personal & Travel Insurance
- Airport & Departure Taxes
- Optional excursions
- Room Service
- Tip and Gratuities to Local guide

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