Are you ready for an unforgettable adventure on the stunning island of São Miguel? Embark on a private full-day tour of the West and Central regions to discover the hidden gems, natural wonders, and cultural delights that this Portuguese paradise has to offer.
With our expert guides and a carefully planned itinerary, you’ll experience the very best of São Miguel in a single day. So grab your camera, wear comfortable shoes, and get ready to create lasting memories!
Highlights of the Tour:
- Discover the breathtaking beauty of Sete Cidades Lake and its stunning twin lakes
- Marvel at the panoramic views from Vista do Rei viewpoint
- Explore the picturesque village of Mosteiros with its incredible black sand beaches
- Visit the famous thermal baths of Ferraria and enjoy a rejuvenating dip
- Be amazed by the unique volcanic landscapes of Furnas Valley
- Indulge in a delicious traditional lunch featuring local Azorean cuisine
- Witness the natural wonders of Terra Nostra Park and its enchanting botanical gardens
- Experience the bubbling hot springs and geysers of Furnas
What to Expect:
Our expert guides will pick you up from your accommodation in a comfortable private vehicle, ensuring a stress-free and personalized experience throughout the tour. You’ll journey through the scenic countryside of São Miguel, soaking in the stunning views and learning about the island’s rich history and culture along the way.
Your first stop will be Sete Cidades, where you’ll be captivated by the breathtaking beauty of the twin lakes. Listen as your guide tells you the fascinating legend behind the lakes and take in the panoramic views from Vista do Rei viewpoint.
Next, you’ll continue your adventure to the charming village of Mosteiros, known for its dramatic black sand beaches and rugged coastal landscapes. Take a leisurely stroll along the shoreline, breathe in the fresh ocean air, and feel the soft sand beneath your feet.
No visit to São Miguel is complete without experiencing the natural wonders of the island’s hot springs. You’ll have the opportunity to relax and rejuvenate in the thermal baths of Ferraria, where the warm seawater mixes with the cold Atlantic Ocean, creating a unique bathing experience.
Prepare your taste buds for a gastronomic delight as you savor a delicious traditional lunch featuring authentic Azorean cuisine. Our guides will take you to a carefully selected local restaurant where you can indulge in flavorsome dishes made from the freshest local ingredients.
After lunch, you’ll venture into the enchanting Furnas Valley, a true paradise for nature lovers. Immerse yourself in the surreal volcanic landscapes, explore the geothermal hot springs, and learn about the traditional cooking method known as “cozido das Furnas,” where food is cooked using the steam from the underground geysers.
The tour concludes with a visit to the stunning Terra Nostra Park, home to an incredible collection of exotic plants, trees, and flowers. Wander through the enchanting botanical gardens, marvel at the vibrant colors, and take a relaxing dip in the warm thermal pools.
As the day comes to an end, our guides will drop you off at your accommodation, leaving you with fantastic memories and a newfound love for the magical island of São Miguel.
Why Choose This Tour?
- Experience the highlights of West and Central São Miguel in just one day
- Enjoy the flexibility and personalized attention of a private tour
- Gain insights into the island’s history, culture, and natural wonders from knowledgeable guides
- Savor mouthwatering Azorean cuisine during a traditional lunch
- Relax and rejuvenate in natural thermal baths
- Discover hidden gems and off-the-beaten-track locations
Don’t miss the chance to explore the enchanting wonders of West and Central São Miguel. Book your private full-day tour now and get ready for an unforgettable adventure!
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