Island of Sao Jorge | Half day
We will leave Velas in the direction of Ponta dos Rosais – the western part of the island, past Baia de Entre Morros, Parque Florestal das Sete Fontes and the city of Rosais, where we will stop to see the neighboring islands of Pico and Faial. On the way back we will visit the cheese factory, also we will pass the city of Urzelina and the observation platform Velas.
From 45€ p.p /Min. 2 pax
We begin our tour of the island making the first stop at Arcos do Cachorro, impressive rock formations, where the ocean arranges a magnificent show of sound and color.
We drive through the area “Mistérios”, where we observe an infinite number of ancient volcanic formations. From S. Roque, we will go along the inner road through the Island to the south – a place where you can observe unique vegetation, for example, Azores juniper, Azores mahogany, laurel tree, etc. On the way – lunch. After lunch you can visit the museum of whalers and return to Madalena, making a small stop at the cheese factory and winery.
From 65€ p.p/ min. 2 pax
Departure from port Horta at 07:45 to cross the canal towards Pico Island. Arrival in Madalena at 08:15 and start an excursion around the island, where the ocean shows an exciting show of sound and color. Going to “Mistérios” – mystical mountains from accumulated lava due to early volcanic eruptions. From S. Roque we go along the inner road, crossing the island to the south, an area where you can consider endemic vegetation, for example, Azores juniper, Azores mahogany and laurel tree, etc. Lunch. After lunch, you can visit the Whalers Museum and return to Madalena. On the way back, with a stop to visit the exhibition of handicrafts and a wine cellar. Return to Madalena to catch the ferry at 16:45 back to Horta. Duration of the move, half an hour.