Guided tour

Terceira: Half-Day Island Tour with Cheese Tasting

4.8 / 5

29 reviews

Activity provider: TuriAzores

Terceira: Half-Day Island Tour with Cheese Tasting

Activity provider: TuriAzores

From US$ 38.70 per person

Discover the center and the north of Terceira on a guided half-day tour with a visit to an ancient lava tube volcano. Finish your day with a delicious cheese tasting.

About this activity

Free cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
Reserve now & pay later
Keep your travel plans flexible — book your spot and pay nothing today.
Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures are in place. Check your activity voucher once you book for full details. Learn more
Duration 4 hours
Check availability to see starting times.
Live tour guide
Portuguese, English, French, German
Pickup included
Please wait in the hotel lobby 10 minutes before your scheduled pickup time.
Small group
Limited to 8 participants

Experience

Highlights
  • Explore an empty volcano
  • Visit a natural swimming pool
  • Taste handmade cheese
Full description

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.

Includes
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
  • Handmade cheese tasting
  • Portuguese, English, French, or German-speaking tour guide
  • Algar do carvão admission fee
  • Food and drinks
  • Tips
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

Select participants and date

Participants

Date

Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Warm clothing
  • Comfortable clothes

Not allowed

  • Smoking in the vehicle
  • Food in the vehicle
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.8 /5

based on 29 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.6/5
  • Transportation
    4.1/5
  • Value for money
    3.9/5

Sort by:

Traveler type:

Star rating:

September 22, 2022

September 8, 2022

September 7, 2022

Product ID: 396499