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Angra do Heroísmo Sightseeing on wheels

Our most recommended Angra do Heroísmo Sightseeing on wheels

Terceira: Half-Day Island Tour with Cheese Tasting

1. Terceira: Half-Day Island Tour with Cheese Tasting

Meet your driver at your accommodation in Angra do Heroísmo, Praia da Vitoria, or Lajes, and start your half-day tour in an air-conditioned minivan. Explore Algar do Carvão, an empty volcano and its caves with remarkable unique mineralogical characteristics. The 90-meter-deep volcanic chimney formed approximately 3,200 years ago after the magma drained from the main chimney receding to the magma chamber. Next up is Furnas do Enxofre. Walk around a fumaroles field and see sulfur gas coming out from the ground. Contemplate the beautiful natural swimming pool at Biscoitos, surrounded by black lava and with a few colorful fishing boats anchored alongside. Stop for a photo opportunity in Miradouro do Raminho and see 3 islands. Finish a wonderful day with a handmade delicious cheese tasting.

Half-Day Van Tour on the West Coast of the Terceira Island

2. Half-Day Van Tour on the West Coast of the Terceira Island

Discover the West zone of Terceira Island. Admire beautiful landscapes provided by viewpoints spread in several parishes and explore wonderful recreational areas. Start in Angra do Heroísmo, travelling in a comfortable air-conditioned van, passing by and visiting many places along the way. Explore Monte Brasil, bathing area of the Negrito, Church of São Mateus and enjoy cheese tasting in Queijo Vaquinha, from the oldest and most famous cheese factory on the island. Visit Cinco Ribeiras, Church of Santa Bárbara, Império das Doze Ribeiras, Serreta, Mata da Serreta and Biscoitos natural pools.

From Angra do Heroísmo: Terceira Sunset with Local Products

3. From Angra do Heroísmo: Terceira Sunset with Local Products

The activity starts at the best time possible according to the sunset time of the season. It begins with the pick-up at the hotel following towards the inside of the island stopping at "Lagoa das Patas", a small lagoon with a wonderful natural scenario of Japanese Cedar-wood trees surrounding it. Afterward, we will drive to the North-West side of the island, more specifically to "Miradouro do Raminho", where we will set up our picnic and relax until the sun sets behind two other islands of the central group. We will return by the South-West coastline passing by the fishing village of "São Mateus" before arriving at the hotel in Angra do Heroísmo.

Terceira: Segway Tour Monte Brasil

4. Terceira: Segway Tour Monte Brasil

Come and meet Monte Brasil in the most fun way, and tour in off-road areas right in the middle of this volcano that it´s classified as a natural reservation! With the Segway we go all the way to the top of Monte Brasil, until the viewpoint of Cruzinhas, full of nature and animal life inside, we also pass near by the Portuguese and historical military área.

Terceira - Private Group - Full Day Guided Bus Tour

5. Terceira - Private Group - Full Day Guided Bus Tour

Discover the most famous and fascinating sights of the island of Terceira on a full-day bus tour. Sit back and travel comfortably with your group and travel the interior of the island with a professional guide. Get picked up from your accommodation and embark on an adventure towards the first spot of the tour. Visit the famous Monte Brasil, an inactive volcano close to the city. Enjoy fantastic views of the UNESCO World Heritage City of Angra do Heroísmo.  Head towards the southeast coast of the island towards some famous villages. See beautiful natural landmarks like the churches, holy spirit chapels, and other natural formations.  Next, stop at Serra do Cume, a viewpoint located in Terceira's largest caldera. Observe the vast expanse of agricultural fields spread out the island. Get mesmerized by the most breathtaking panoramic views of Terceira Island.  The final stop in the morning is the city of Praia da Vitória. Spend some time on this spot and explore the sandy beaches and many viewpoints. Take a short lunch break before leaving for the next stop.  Continue along the northern coast to visit the Algar do Carvão, an empty volcanic chimney, and the Gruta do Natal a lava tube. Stroll through the interior of the area for some fantastic views. Finally, take a tour of the village of São Mateus, the main fishing port of the island. Finish a wonderful day at one of the most beautiful islands of Portugal. 

Terceira: Segway Tour Praia da Vitória

6. Terceira: Segway Tour Praia da Vitória

On this tour, we go all over the most historical part of the Island, the East Coast of Terceira, it also counts with a beautiful vulcanic sand beach, beautiful landscapes, green areas and historical monuments like the Viewpoint of Facho.

Terceira - Private Group - Half Day Guided Bus Tour

7. Terceira - Private Group - Half Day Guided Bus Tour

Admire Terceira's top highlights on a bus tour that takes away the hassle of planning and deciding. Listen to your driver/guide's insightful commentary, learning about the significance and history of every stop on your route. Sit back and relax between several locations, watching the verdant landscape rush past. Start your tour by visiting the lush peninsula of Monte Brasil — most of which is a natural reserve. See the long-extinct volcano looming above you before heading to the nearby colorful town of Angra do Heroísmo. Marvel at the beauty and rich history of the Angra do Heroísmo — Terceira's capital and largest city, with its town center listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Next, head to the south-east coast of the island, seeing several charming churches, holy spirit chapels, and natural formations along the way. Then, stop at the high Serra do Cume viewpoint, where you'll see one of the most breathtaking views of Terceira Island known as The Patchwork Quilt. Surrounding the hill are rolling green hills and hundreds of patches of farmland, creating a patchwork quilt formation. Round off your visit with a stop at the city of Praia da Vitória, filled with sandy beaches and several stunning viewpoints. Known for its colorful architecture, this quaint town still has its old city walls and has a sandy beach alongside its marina.

Terceira: Segway Tour Sao Sebastiao

8. Terceira: Segway Tour Sao Sebastiao

Come and discover the East Coast of Terceira Island in a different way, discover the local paths, views over green fields, viewpoints, natural pools and breathtaking views!

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What people are saying about Angra do Heroísmo

The customer service was amazing amd the team could not be nicer! :) We got to travel around Terceira, vidit the vulcano and to top it off we had some amazing local cheese. 10/10 would do it again!

Excellent activity, guide in French which was a plus, history of the island told.. we were able to enjoy every moment of each discovery of the place.. very nice guide. Cheap price. Thanks again !

Hi, we had a very good guide “Miguel” on our tour. He showed us the beautiful sides of the island. Great tour and thanks from Frank and Sabine from Berlin

Perfect tour through beautiful scenery with knowledgeable information on the natural highlights of the island. We liked it very much!

Excellent guide.. great tour.. beautiful sceneries..