Azores: Terceira Island Full-Day Tour

4.8 / 5

66 reviews

Azores: Terceira Island Full-Day Tour

From $78.71 per person

Discover the beauty of Terceira Island in the Azores Archipelago on a full-day tour by minibus. Go inside the volcanic vent of the Algar do Carvão and see plant life. Experience the unique food and enjoy lunch in a typical restaurant

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Free cancellation
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Duration 8 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Portuguese, German, French
Pickup included
Pick-up from your hotel.
Small group
Limited to 15 participants


  • Tour Terceira Island in the Azores by minibus
  • Marvel at a magnificent landscape of volcanoes and fields surrounded by stone walls
  • Enjoy lunch at a typical restaurant
Full description
Experience the beauty of Terceira by minibus on a full-day tour of the entire island, including lunch in a typical restaurant. Tours typically start at 09:00 and end at approximately 18:30. Part of the 9 volcanic islands of the Azores Archipelago, Terceira is located in the central group (Terceira, Graciosa, São Jorge, Pico and Faial) and, like all the islands of the Azores, boasts its own unique landscape, culture and traditions. Visit the inside of Europe's only empty volcano at Algar do Carvão, and marvel at fields surrounded by stone walls. Enjoy lunch in a typical restaurant and get acquainted with the authentic food of Terceira, known for dishes such as Alcatra de Carne (pot roast cooked in large unglazed red clay pots).
  • Tour by minibus
  • Lunch in a typical restaurant
  • Entrance to the Algar do Carvão
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • Customers must keep distance in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • Customers are required to bring and wear masks

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4.8 / 5

based on 66 reviews

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From start to finish our tour was outstanding. We were conveniently picked up at our hotel on time by a most welcoming guide. The tour was informative in both local and historical knowledge. Our time was well planned and at no time did we fill rushed. Our lunch at a local restaurant was beyond our expectations. This tour was well worth the cost. We definitively would recommend this tour to others that want to add knowledge, beauty and total satisfaction to their trip.

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December 1, 2019

Easy, fun way see and learn about the culture and landscape.

Our family of five, our English speaking guide ( Tanya), and a Portuguese speaking tourist and guide, made the trip together in a van. We learned about the culture and traditions of Terceira and viewed its spectacular and varied landscapes. We paid extra for entrance into the volcano. For one of my daughters, this was the highlight of our ten day vacation. The lunch was delicious. Our guides were knowledgeable, friendly and energetic. It was nice to have the two other people with our family and guide, as we were able to discuss things with them also. Thankfully, they spoke some English.

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June 28, 2019

Great overall package - clear recommendation

Since we only had one day to explore as much of the island of Terceira as possible, we decided on this tour. Our expectations were fully met, we really saw many beautiful corners of the island. In the first half of the day, our guide Tanja showed us mainly history about Terceira. Very exciting. After a fantastic meal (we would never have found the restaurant with a great view ourselves) we went to the natural sites of the island. There was still a lot to learn about plant species, the climate and the volcanic formation of the island. At some of the viewpoints, we would have preferred 5 minutes more to enjoy, the view was really fantastic. Tanja's German was perfect, so we also pestered her with many other questions about Portugal and the Azores. Last but not least, she helped us organize an airport transfer early the next morning. Super total package!

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June 16, 2019

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