Full Day Tour - The best of Terceira Island

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From $77.67

53 reviews   (4.98)

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Pricing Info: Per Person

Duration: 8 hours

Departs: portugal, portugal

TicketType: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.


In this tour you have the chance to get to know Terceira Island hotspots... which are not just a few!
You’ll have the chance to be dazzled by breathtaking landscapes, like Serra do Cume patchwork blanket view; to explore the earth’s womb, by visiting volcanic cavities with unique features, just like Algar do Carvão*.
Besides the exuberant nature that is part of our identity and the agricultural fields dotted with the friendly cows, on this island, you can also find typical picturesque houses; enchanting bays, just like Salga bay, which witnessed heroic acts of local characters, such as Brianda Pereira.
Biscoitos swimming pools are, without a doubt, another point that you will not want to miss!
Terceira offers you a mix of nature, history, culture, sea and much more!
So that you can have a complete Terceira Island experience, we invite you to try a variety of typical dishes, including the magnificent 'Alcatra'. A delicacy prepared in a firewood oven. A true delight!

What's Included

Certified guide

Pick up and drop off at LISTED hotels

Tipical lunch (full menu)

What's Not Included

Entrance Fees at Algar do Carvão (8€ per person)

Pick up and drop off at NON LISTED hotels (20€ fee)

Traveler Information

  • CHILD: Age: 0 - 4
  • YOUTH: Age: 5 - 12
  • ADULT: Age: 13 - 100

Additional Info

  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • Child rate applies only when sharing with 1 paying adult
  • Face masks provided for travellers
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Minimum of 5 people to do the bus tour, Otherwise, it will be in a 4wd car.
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Service animals allowed
  • Specialized infant seats are available
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Experience may be cancelled due to Insufficient travelers
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

What To Expect

Monte Brasil
The Monte Brasil peninsula is located in the city of Angra do Heroísmo, on the southern coast of Terceira Island, in the Azores.
It consists of the downed cone of an ancient extinct volcano, originating from the sea, consisting of a caldera surrounded by four peaks: Pico das Cruzinhas, Pico do Facho, Pico da Quebrada (where the whale watcher is located) and Pico do Zimbreiro. Retains remains of the original vegetation cover and is classified as a Recreational Forest Reserve.

10 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Bay where a fight against the Spanish took place, in which we were victorious.

• Admission Ticket Free

Praia da Vitoria
The second city of the Island. We cross the city to see and hear its history.

• Admission Ticket Free

Serra do Cume Viewpoint
The best known viewpoint of Terceira Island, where you can see what we (local) call "patchwork blanket view".

10 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Algar do Carvao
Included in the Caldeira Guilherme Moniz, an ancient dormant volcano, in this Algar visitors can descend to about 100 meters in depth, and observe stalactites unique in the world for their silicate characteristics, and an underground lagoon, with crystal clear waters. It is classified as a Regional Natural Monument.

25 minutes • Admission Ticket Not Included

Angra do Heroismo
The main city of the Island, a UNESCO World Heritage Site

• Admission Ticket Free


The Best Experience Of Tereceria
Washibh, 10-08-2022
The entire tour was perfect!!, the tour guides were very knowledgeable and very friendly. It was much more than we expected. We will look this guide up again and again!!

Thank you to Filipe and Filipa!!
Joe's Amazing Birthday Week! - It was Amazing
L6932QSchrish, 23-08-2022
What an amazing experience we had. Filipe was so accommodating for our group. We did multiple tours, and they were so helpful and went the extra mile. Everyone on our tour had an amazing Terceira experience. From the food to the birthplace of the elderly gentleman in our group it was amazing. Thank you for wonderful memories and making this the best of a lifetime! Thank you.
Great experience
Maria C, 08-08-2022
Our tour guide Philip made this experience so wonderful. The tour was packed with great views and activities. He was so knowledgeable and truly cared so much about making you understand the history behind the islands beauty. He made this experience feel so personable and we had a great time. This is a must add to your itinerary for your vacation!
A good trip on an open air bus.
Anne H, 01-08-2022
This one day tour around the island takes you to all the main sites.
Phillipe (sorry if spelt wrong) is an interesting guide with lots of information.
The bus (open top) was extremely comfortable and the views were excellent.
Lunch was very nice.
AzorBus great experience
Slawek_369, 26-09-2022
Phillipe took us around the island for a full day, sharing his knowledge and passion for his island home with us. He was able to tell us and answer our questions during the ride and at the locations. Would definitely recommend!

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