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Angra do Heroísmo: Walking Tour with Local Pasty and Coffee

1. Angra do Heroísmo: Walking Tour with Local Pasty and Coffee

At the selected time, we will meet at Jardim José Agostinho, our (kiosque) to start our guided tour of approximately 3 hours through the capital city of Terceira. Will we take a walking route through the main attractions of this Azorean city, declared a World Heritage Site by Unesco? From the kiosk (Jardim José Agostinho) we go up towards the entrance of the city, we will arrive at Alto das covas, then we go in the Duke of Bragança market, we visit the inside of Capitães Generais Palace, which was the former Jesuit college and today houses valuable works of art. We will continue our visit to go inside the Igreja da Misericórdia, which will welcome us with its striking white and blue façade. We will get to know the history of the Paços do Concelho building from the outside and, of course, we go inside the famous church of the Santíssimo Salvador da Sé, the cathedral of Angra do Heroísmo. Stop at a pastry shop where you will have 25 minutes of free time to have a coffee and taste a typical sweet. With our energies recharged, we'll follow the path to the Teatro Angrense, a 19th-century building that houses the island's theater groups and major representations nationwide. Finally, we will visit the Jardim Botanico (Duque da Terceira garden) where we ascend to Alto da Memoria (Memory of D. Pedro IV) A real spectacle.

Azores: Volcanic Wine and Food Tasting Party

2. Azores: Volcanic Wine and Food Tasting Party

Savor rare volcanic wines which have been produced in a volcanic terroir. Let the rich volcanic flavors that only eight regions in the world can produce linger on your palate. Sample some of the 33 grape varieties that are currently authorized on the Azores with only three of them being autochthonous (verdelho, arinto dos Açores, terrantez do pico). Be welcomed by an authentic Azorean family that will guide you on your wine and food tasting journey in a relaxed party atmosphere. Sit back in the garden, or cozy dining room and imagine the romance of drinking wine grown from molten earth and ash. Experience the intriguing high acidity flavors and character of these wines. Distinguish the salinity, and stony hints in the wine. Satisfy your thirst for new flavors, exotic local varieties, and traditional wine styles.

MTB - Experienced Level

3. MTB - Experienced Level

The Experienced Level of mountain biking is characterized by high levels of adrenaline and routes created by us that are more demanding and ideal for people who practice the activity on a daily basis and Endurance. On a route built for you, customized to your needs, you will explore various areas of the island on wheels on a route of greater intensity, with different gradients, to make the most of nature, from the interior of the forest to the sea coast.

Kayaking - Beginner level

4. Kayaking - Beginner level

Canoeing is a recreational leisure and wellness activity that takes place on open water, allowing you to tour the bays, crossings and getting to know the coastline and its marine fauna and flora. It promotes teamwork, coordination of movements and communication along the route, and is a great way to practice with the family. We advise you to bring a bathing suit, sunscreen and towel.

Hiking Trails

5. Hiking Trails

Explore the natural landscapes that Terceira Island has to offer on foot. With the Hiking Activity, you can visit places that allow you to see the unique natural landscapes, characterized by the Laurissilva forest, endemic to Macaronesia, revealing its creation and the origin of our natural values of fauna and flora. As hiking is one of the best ways to explore and get to know the biodiversity of Terceira Island, come with us on this adventure!

From Angra to Heroísmo step by step

6. From Angra to Heroísmo step by step

Welcome to Angra do Heroísmo, a historically rich city on the island of Terceira in the Azores archipelago. This walking tour invites you to explore the captivating history of Angra, which has been shaped by sailors, pirates, generals, kings, and princesses throughout the centuries. As we stroll through the streets, you'll discover how Angra became the thriving commercial hub of the Atlantic. You will observe the urban and social evolution of the city in an interactive way, with sensory resources through the perspective of a geologist passionate about history and the island. By the end of the tour, you'll have gained a profound connection to the city and a newfound understanding of its significance throughout history.

Terceira Island: MTB - Beginner Level

7. Terceira Island: MTB - Beginner Level

The Beginner level is characterized by short distances and flat terrain. It is accessible to all learners and those who cycle occasionally. The route takes place in the interior of the island, and being a route built by us, customized to your characteristics, it's a great way to exercise and explore Terceira Island. We recommend that you bring comfortable mountain biking clothes and shoes.

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What people are saying about Terceira

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based on 2 reviews

Viktor was a wonderful host. We had a pleasant afternoon enjoying the wine, tapas and cordials. The youtube recordings of local festivals gave us even more perspective and local knowledge about our holiday destination. This is a must do for your visit to Terceira.

Very good, Rui Mendes was very prepared and friendly, we took a lot of it, a lot of detailed information.

Guide was friendly and knowledgeable…..and very considerate of mobility issues.