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Tour – Half day in S. Jorge

Tour – Half day in S. Jorge

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Description

São Jorge is an island with a lot to explore!

Includes : Guide (Portuguese / English), pick-up and drop-off, buffet lunch + 1 drink, water, cheese tasting and typical sweets (species), personal accident insurance and snorkel equipment.

Does not include : Entrance fees (cheese factory – 5€, museum/church – 1€), wines and alcoholic beverages.

Notes :

  • By appointment it is possible to visit a farm and a «family» cheese factory.
  • Cheese factories are closed on weekends and holidays.
  • The Santa Bárbara church / museum is closed on Mondays and / or on days / hours of religious ceremonies.

Nature, stories, flavors, adventure,

only part of what you can find if you opted for this activity.

You made the best choice if you are looking for comfort, safety and physical activity, tailored to your needs, to get to know the entire island of São Jorge, always adapted to your preferences –  your tour.

It will be a complete day, without haste and with dedication, in which our Certified Guide will accompany you, from Ponta dos Rosais – Natural Monument -, overlooking the islands of Faial and Pico to Ponta do Topo, with view of the islet of Topo and Terceira island.

It will be much more than « a trip to the island » .

In the all-day option , recommended, in addition to the many viewpoints that you will visit, you will also have the opportunity to taste the famous São Jorge Cheese, the coffee from Fajã dos Vimes and taste the typical São Jorge sweet – the «specie».

It also includes lunch at a local restaurant, buffet, with 1 drink.

A century church XVI, a tower spared by the volcano of 1808, volcanic cavities, old trails to the Fajãs, fauna and flora are some examples of what we will see.

A dip in a natural pool, in the middle of the basalt rocks, is another option, not to be missed.

Poça Simão Dias , already classified as the most beautiful natural pool in Portugal, has become the number one tourist attraction in São Jorge.

Fins and mask are provided by us, so you can see the diversity of colorful fish that are found there and inhabit the seas of the Azores – Snorkel –, if you are interested.

Also, if you prefer, more activity, we offer options of small trails such as Fajã dos Cubres – Fajã da Caldeira de Santo Cristo – Fajã dos Cubres, which takes 2 – 3 hours and has the possibility of getting to know this emblematic Fajã de São Jorge, with the its coastal lagoon, unique in the Azores.

Our Guide will give you tips so you can choose activities in order to customize the tour to your tastes and preferences.