Terceira: Essential Travel Pack

The perfect opportunity to get to know an island full of typical Azorean heritage.

Hop on an unforgettable journey now and let Terceira Island captivate your senses! 

What's Included?

All flights and connections
Accommodation for your destination
Expert trip manager
All taxes & fees

Why we love this deal:

  • Local Support: Enjoy seamless travel with expert local guides providing personalized assistance every step of the way.
  • Breathtaking Natural Beauty: Terceira Island is a haven of natural wonders, boasting dramatic cliffs along the mesmerizing Baía da Agualva and hosting one of the world's few visitable volcanoes, the awe-inspiring Algar do Carvão. As an added bonus, prepare to be mesmerized by incredible sunset views at Serra do Cume.
  • Immerse in Azorean Culture: Discover UNESCO sites, colorful coastal villages, and traditional festivities.
  • Authentic Cuisine: Indulge in fresh seafood, local cheeses, wines, and traditional delights like alcatra and queijadas da Dona Amélia.
  • Comfortable Accommodations: Retreat to cozy hotels immersed in tranquility and island beauty.
  • Customizable: Add more nights to your stay, a rental car, or even local excursions!

Itinerary

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Day 1
Arrival in Terceira Island

We recommend booking airport transfers or reserving a rental car and adding an early check-in (available during the booking process).

Suggestion for the day:

  • Take the day to explore your hotel and enjoy its facilities!

Suggestion for the day:

  • Take the day to stroll around Angra do Heroísmo UNESCO city streets

Can’t Miss:

  • Sé Cathedral
  • Capitães-Generais Palace
  • Garden Duque de Bragança
  •  Alto da Memória Viewpoint
  •  Misericórdia Church
  • Angra do Heroísmo Archeological Underwater Park
  • Prainha
  •  Monte Brasil
  • Duque de Bragança Farmers Market
  •  Silveira Natural Pools. 

Suggestion for the day:

  • Visit the Biscoitos natural swimming pools and the Biscoitos Wine Museum. Next, move on to Praia da Vitória and don’t skip a nice walk on its calm-water beaches, along with the Facho Viewpoint and the Império da Caridade. We highly recommend that you head to Serra do Cume for sunset (it is even more magical at this time of the day).

Book here your Terceira Full-day Guided Tour.

Suggestion for the day:

  • Take this day as an opportunity to do something unique: get inside a volcano! Make sure you don’t skip a visit to Gruta do Natal, Furnas do Enxofre, and last but not least, the famous Algar do Carvão! Descend 90 m (300 ft) down into one of the only volcanoes in the world that you can actually enter and explore! Algar do Carvão is an ancient lava tube and volcanic chimney that was formed approximately 3,200 years ago, making it quite a sight to behold. For the ultimate geo-tourism itinerary make sure you don’t skip a visit to Gruta do Natal and Furnas do Enxofre. 

Book here your Terceira Volcanoes Experience.

Suggestion for the day:

  • The Azores Islands are an epicurean delight for foodies. The archipelago’s many unique microclimates, abundant water supply, and volcanic nature of the islands make it possible to offer a large variety of delicious dishes. Based on a rich and hearty, peasant style of cooking, Azorean cuisine is so scrumptious, it will leave you asking for seconds.

Recommended Experiences:

Suggestion for the day:

  • The Azores are a world-class destination for adrenaline seekers and nature lovers alike, and the best way to truly discover all the hidden gems around the islands is by hiking. Whether you book an official Azores hiking tour with a knowledgeable local guide or decide to hit the trails for an adventure on your own, the Azores offer more than 60 hiking trails awaiting to welcome you, all of which have great conditions for walking safely. 

Recommended Hikes:

Suggestion for the day:

  • Take the day for a boat tour. 

Recommended tours:

*itinerary presented is a suggestion and the length of stay may vary. All tours are suggestions unless specifically stated.

Flexibility Policy

No Amendment Fees on Our End
We don’t charge for our work in changing the initial itinerary.
Full flexibility on Land Arrangements
Change the initial itinerary or cancel your land arrangements for any reason until 14 days before the trip, without penalty*.
Travel Support Anytime, Anywhere
Our experienced travel agents are available 7 days a week to help with any questions, requests, or issues from when you book until after you return from your trip.

About the Destination

Welcome to Terceira Island, a hidden gem in the Azores archipelago! This picturesque island offers a diverse range of attractions that will leave you awe-struck. Explore the UNESCO World Heritage city of Angra do Heroísmo, known for its historical charm and stunning architecture.  Relax on the golden sands of Praia da Vitória or take a dip in the crystal-clear waters of the natural swimming pools in Biscoitos. Indulge in the island's culinary delights, sampling fresh seafood, locally produced wines, and the famous alcatra or queijadas da Dona Amélia.  Immerse yourself in the vibrant local culture by attending traditional festivities and joining in on lively street parties. With its captivating landscapes, rich history, and warm hospitality, Terceira Island is a destination that will create lifelong memories.

Check out our Azores Travel Guide for more information and tips.    

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Reviews

9.1 Based on 354 reviews
Nicholas, Pennsylvania
18 Oct 2023
It was a wonderful stay.
Kei, Texas
05 Oct 2023
AWESOME, EXCELLENT, THE BEST
Frances Sue, Texas
17 Mar 2023
AMAZING and more than we expected!
Nicholas, Pennsylvania
18 Oct 2023
It was a wonderful stay.
Kei, Texas
05 Oct 2023
AWESOME, EXCELLENT, THE BEST
Frances Sue, Texas
17 Mar 2023
AMAZING and more than we expected!
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