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Azores- Santa Maria and Gracioza

Island of Santa Maria | Half day tour with lunch

Departure from the hotel with a passage through the church of St. Peter, on the way to Lagoinhas (Laguinnash). Visit the central part of Santa Barbara (Santa Bárbara and its Church). From here we will move to the west to St. Lawrence’s Bay (São Lourenço), the ex-libris of Santa Maria (Santa Maria). And now to the Holy Spirit ( Espirito Santo), see the Ethnographic Museum and the church of the XVI century, according to legend, the very first mass was held here on the islands. Than return to Vila do Porto via Almagreira. Lunch at a local restaurant.

From 65€ p.p./ min. 2 pax.

 

 

Graciosa Island | Half day tour

After leaving Santa Cruz, we stop at Miradouro da Quinta Douro, which overlooks more than half of the island, the port, Ilhéu da Praia (Bird Reserve) and the outside of Caldeira. Next, we’ll go to the town of São Mateus to visit the confectionery factory where local Queijada da Graciosa is cooked, we will pass by the famous windmills of the island and the beach. Further we will pass near Fonte do Mato to estimate local architecture of the first settlers. The next stop will be in Caldeira to view the present volcanic crater, and after that we will visit the Carapacho area, overlooking the four islands of the Central Group.

From 165€ p.p./ min. 2 pax.