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Pico Island Tours

Pico Island Tours

Tour around Pico Island

Full day

This circuits aims to present the highlights of tourist interest of the Pico Island. Discover the landscape of Culture of the Vineyard, a World Heritage site by UNESCO, the whaling tradition and the natural wealth always accompanied by different views of the highest mountain of Portugal.

  

Description Starts at your lodging | Criação Velha, one of the Vineyard Culture places defined as World Heritage.| São Mateus, visit the Sanctuary of Bom Jesus Miracle and crafts home. | São João, stop at a traditional factory to taste local cheese. | Lunch. | Lajes, main whaling point of Pico Island with a visit to the Whaling Museum. | After visit, brief tour of the village. | Lagoa do Capitão (Lagoon), at an average height of 900 meters to remarkable view of the Pico Volcano Mountain. | Village of São Roque, to visit the Museum of the Whaling Industry. | In the parish of Santa Luzia, get through  Cabrito and Lajido, where is the second area of the identified Vineyard Culture as a World Heritage site in extensive lava fields, with possibility to visit traditional wineries and distilleries inserted in the Culture Interpretation Centre of the Pico Island Vineyard. | Parish of  Bandeiras, the tour ends with a visit to the Cachorro with proof of liqueurs and brandies. | Return to accommodation.

Price From 70€/pax (VAT included) | Pax number up to 8. | Duration 8 hours (approx) | Flexible schedules for guests traveling from other islands.

Included Transport van accompanied by a local and expert guide. | Entries included the Museums Whaling, Whaling Industry and Wine. | Taste cheese, liqueurs and brandies. | Lunch at restaurant with regional products.

Terms The tourist circuit is subject to track change, availability and weather conditions.


Tour around Pico Island

half-day

This circuits aims to present the highlights of tourist interest of the Pico Island. Discover the landscape of Culture of the Vineyard, a World Heritage site by UNESCO, the whaling tradition and the natural wealth always accompanied by different views of the highest mountain of Portugal.

Description departs from your lodging | Criação Velha, one of the Vineyard Culture places defined as World Heritage | São Mateus, visit the Sanctuary of Bom Jesus Miracle and crafts home | São João, stop at a traditional factory to taste local cheese | Lajes, main whaling point of Pico Island (optional visit to the Whaler's Museum depending on group decision) | Lagoa do Capitão (Lagoon), at an average height of 900 meters to remarkable view of the Pico Volcano Mountain | Village of São Roque | In the parish of Santa Luzia, get through Cabrito and Lajido, where is the second area of the identified Vineyard Culture as a World Heritage site in extensive lava fields (optional visit to wineries and traditional distilleries inserted in the Interpretation Centre of the Pico Island Vineyard Culture and depending on group decision) | Parish of Bandeiras, the tour ends with a visit to the Cachorro with proof of liqueurs and brandies | Return to accommodation. 

Price 45€/pax (VAT included) | Pax number 2 - 8. | Duration 3 hours (approx) | Flexible schedules for guests traveling from other islands.

Included Transport van accompanied by a local and expert guide. 

Terms The tourist circuit is subject to track change, availability and weather conditions.


Secret Lagoons tour

Half-day

The tour of "Secret lagoons" is all done in the Planalto da Achada, identified as one of Pico Island Geosites belonging to the Azores Geopark, as well as Special Protection Area classified by the RAMSAR Convention on Wetlands of International Importance as waterfowl habitat .

The tour provides you amazing sights and scenarios of a rich and unique biodiversity, covering a volcanic mountain range 29km long with 190 monogenetic volcanoes, and eruptive fissures, cinder cones and lava spatter, where its craters are occupied by Secret Lagoons and viewpoints where you will explore the immense beauty of Pico Island.

Price 50 € per person | Pax number 2-8 participants| Includes certified guide and transfers.

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