São Miguel Island Tower

  • 7 days
  • All seasons
  • Solo
  • Couple
  • Friends
  • Group
  • Culture / Heritage
  • Faune and flora
  • Discovery
  • Medium

We offer an indicative itinerary if you opt for São Miguel. In our opinion, it is preferable not to stay in Ponta Delgada all the time, because the journeys are long to the northeast.

 

Of course it is possible to sleep around the island; they are often more attractive than in the capital. Especially that the island is full of possibilities in rural tourism. If you are staying all week in Furnas, Nordeste or Caloura, you will need to reconsider these journeys, which mainly concern travelers who want to know the east island in west. If you are less pressured or less demanding, we advise you to focus on one region: that of Sete Cidades, which combines splendor of the lakes asleep and harmony of the sunbathing shores; Lagoa do Fogo, for its numerous walks; that of Furnas, for its tranquility and almost Sunday charm; and that of Nordeste, for his wild side, far from everything.

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Island of São Miguel. <p>Lagoa do Fogo.</p>

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Steps

  • Ponta Delgada
  • Sete Cidades
  • Mosteiros
  • Ribeira Grande
  • Porto Formoso
  • Maia
  • Lagoa
  • Furnas
  • Nordeste
  • Povoação
  • Ribeira Quente
  • Horta
  • São Vicente Ferreira
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Details of the stay: São Miguel Island Tower - 7 days

Day 1 : Discovery of Ponte Delgada

Visit of Ponta Delgada, its churches, museums and gardens. Walk through the old streets of the centre and the Jesuit do Mar marina. Sleep in Ponta Delgada.

Day 2 : Volcano and natural swimming pools

Directorate Sete Cidades. Walk around the crater and then descend to the natural swimming pools of Mosteiros. Stroll on the north coast. Sleep in the surroundings of São Vicente.

Day 3 : Around Ribeira Grande

Ribeira Grande and Lagoa do Fogo. Visit the fascinating museum of Açorian emigration in Ribeira Grande. Sleep in Ribeira Grande.

Day 4 : Dramatic volcanic Magnifestations in Furnas

The north coast of Porto Formoso in Maia (visit to the tea plantation). Furnas and its beautiful valley. Walk around the lake. Visit of. Sleep in Furnas.

Day 5 : Hiking in Nature

The north coast to Nordeste. Stop at the Salto do Cavalo, a fantastic lookout on the Furnas valley. Walk, if possible, to Pico da Vara. Sleep in Nordeste.

Day 6 : Parade of beautiful landscapes

The east coast and its beautiful watchtowers. Pico Bartolomeu Belvedere. The Serra da Tronqueira route. Discover Povoação, place of the first settlement on the island. Sleep in Furnas or Povoação.

Day 7 : Relax on the beach or last hike

Beach in Ribeira Quente or visit the Lombadas Valley; beautiful hiking in this beautiful and wild corner. Return to Ponta Delgada by Lagoa and visit the ceramic factory.

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