Azores Bike Tour
Miguel Island - Tour #PT412
Enjoy the freedom of a bicycle as you explore the hidden
treasures of the beautiful island of São Miguel in the Azores with is
specular vistas, flower-fenced pastures, fairy tale lakes and romantic
9 days/ 8 nights
arrival on any day
DAY 1 - Transfer to
Solar do Conde hotel
in Capelas at the west part of the
São Miguel, about 12 km from
- Solar do Conde - 09h30 - Bicycle delivery
hotel. Free day or 31 km tour on flat road around the pleasant little
villages of the north coast line. Return to Capelas for overnight.
- Solar do Conde - Tour to Sete Cidades.53 km.
one of the most famous sites of all of the Azores, overlooking a deep valley
in the crater of a former volcano with its charming lakes. This route
includes a stop at the Vista do Rei viewpoint from which you can enjoy a
spectacular view over the twin lakes, one blue in color and the other green.
Return to Capelas.
- Solar do Conde/Furnas - 49 km distance.
Cycling through the northern coast towards the east, first you will bike on
a flat area toward the pleasant town of Ribeira Grande, then followed by a steep hill climbing 5 km, and at the
end downwards until Furnas in the center of the island in the former active
volcanoes region famous for its geysers and hot springs and mud pools. Accommodation at Hotel Terra Nostra. Possibility
to visit the fantastic botanical garden with its misty fern forests, palm
trees and swan lakes.
Luggage transportation between hotels is prearranged.
- Furnas - About 25 km Tour on easy ride
stretch, visit to Furnas lake and Ribeira Quente, a typical fishing village,
8 km from Furnas where ocean swimming is possible or bike around to Furnas
lake in spectacular surroundings. Overnight at the Terra Nostra hotel at the
small town of Furnas.
Furnas - Free day to discover the scenery and sites around the town of Furnas
famous for its hot sulfur steams and enchanting palm garden fed by hot
thermal waters. You can also visit
an other coastal town Povoação, 28 km. return This tour has many uphill
and downhill stretches.
- Furnas- Vila Franca do Campo
distance to cover today is 20 km along the south coast, starting uphill for
3 km only, the remaining is easy ride downwards and even flat roads. While
you bike your luggage is transferred to your hotel at Vila Franca do Campo.
DAY 8 - Transfer to the airport based on your flight departure time.
End of the tour.
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