1. Portugal
  2. Sao Miguel Island
  3. Ponta Delgada

Hidden Gems of São Miguel: Azores Tour

Product ID: 238407
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Escape the big crowds and discover amazing places in São Miguel Island away from the main tourist sights.
About this activity
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Duration: 8 hours
Starting time 9:00 AM
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Live tour guide
English, Portuguese

Pickup included

If you are staying in Ponta Delgada city, please wait for pickup at your accommodation door between 9-9:20 AM. The local partner will go to the accommodation you provided at booking; there is no need to confirm pick-up. If staying outside of the 5-kilometer (3.1 mile) pickup radius of Ponta Delgada city, please meet at the tourism information office in Ponta Delgada downtown, Av. Infante Dom Henrique, 9500-769 Ponta Delgada, Portugal. Alternatively, contact the local partner to request a pickup at an additional cost.

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  • See sights far off the beaten track
  • Discover little-known waterfalls and water streams
  • See amazing views from the island's peaks
  • Learn about the native vegetation of the Azores
Full description
Spend a day exploring the hidden gems of São Miguel Island, away from the big crowds. The island of São Miguel is beautiful everywhere and has a lot to see besides the popular and busy attractions.

Drive through the quiet roads of the inner island surrounded by forests and green pastures. See the native and unique vegetation of the Azores in well-preserved areas and learn about their uses in the early history of the islands. From ample views from mountain tops, to waterfalls, cliffs, a small lake—this tour goes to many amazing places that are not part of the main tourist itineraries.

This tour is accessible to everyone and doesn’t require difficult walks. Throughout the day, you will explore the hidden side of the Azores and go off the typical roads to enjoy some unique views.
  • Lunch, drink of your choice (wine, beer, etc.), dessert and coffee
  • Water bottle
  • Pickup and drop-off within 5 kilometers (3.1 miles) of Ponta Delgada city center

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Warm clothing
Not allowed
  • Pets
  • Smoking in the vehicle
Know before you go
• Be sure to bring warm clothing as the mountain viewpoints may be windy and chilly
• Please wear sturdy shoes for brief walks
• Please contact operator if you wish to request a pickup outside of Ponta Delgada for an extra fee

From US$ 77.44 per person

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Product ID: 238407