Where the eldest Nature meets with the unique you.This tour will take you to discover the eastern part of São Miguel Island, one of the most remote and Natural places.Well, Kwon as the origin of São Miguel with around 3.5 million years ago, with its high points, Pico da Vara.House of one of the Azorean symbols an endemic bird called Azorean Bullfinch, almost extinct but recoveringVisiting Nordeste will bring you to one of the most flowery villages of são Miguel and the well know Tronqueira forest, that is home for endemic fauna and flora. This inside part of the island is simply amazing.On the way, mother Earth will present to you with several waterfalls, the amazing views to the coastline and forest with deep valleys and the Atlantic ocean as background.
This tour is the longest of all, however, it does not have many pre-defined stops.In this tour, we will visit some places that are not usually known by most of the tourists who visit us. They are places of nature in their most primitive state and excellent reasons for photography.The weather conditions are an important factor in this tour, therefore, alternatives are available to the Ponta Delgada – Nordeste route.If you are coming by cruise ship, the duration of this tour is adapted to the length of stay on the island, always ensuring the return to the ship in a timely and safe.Minimum number of participants: 2 people
Nordeste is, geologically, the oldest part of the island. With its slopes and high cliffs, it has the most fascinating viewpoints of São Miguel.Northeast is a charming village with an architectural heritage of great value. Like the centennial bridge of the seven arches, São Jorge church and the first Lighthouse of the Azores, Farol do Arnel.What you will visit:Salto do Cavalo;Ribeira dos Caldeirões Natural Park;Nordeste village;Tronqueira;Pico Longo viewpoint;Povoação village;Vila Franca do Campo.NOTE: a minimum of 4 people is required.
Explore Azores great outdoors and the oldest part of the island in this full day tour Nordeste in São Miguel. This tour is perfect for small group tour and for enjoying nature in its purest state. On this tour we visit beautiful gardens, viewpoints, natural parks and waterfalls located in the south, east and north part of the island of São Miguel Island.
Nordeste is a village situated on the north-east of the Island, is often referred to as the most beautiful of the amazing São Miguel Island, on the wonderful Azores Archipelago. The region is also famous for its lovely gardens and the flowered streets and roads, filled with natural beauty and an exuberant vegetation,
Discovery the Nordeste! Characterize by the highest and oldest mountains and highest coast of the island , fantastic views with gardens , big volcanic walls, where the settlemnts starts,......its where the sun rising everydays, land of poets. On this tour you can visite the famous "salto do cavalo" view point where you can see Furnas valley and the beautifull lake of Furnas, waterfalls with traditional water mills,you can try the traditional gastronomy in tradicional restaurant, we visite Nordeste village the Arnel lithhouse, we visite simple and magnificent wheat museam, with so much history ,and the old thresher work by water and much more....finish the tour in Povoação village , the first village of the island , the first house first church, where one day everything started.... was for long time second island of São Miguel island Its a tour very peacefull out of all tourist movement in the island , for sure you never forget!
This is the biggest tour that exists in a single day and it consists in visiting the four most important parts of São Miguel island, those being: Sete Cidades, Lagoa do Fogo, Furnas, and Nordeste. This tour starts by going to Sete Cidades main viewpoint, where you will see the famous two different colored lagoons.Then, we will go to the main view of the beautiful Lagoa do, Fogo. Lunch will be served in Furnas and you will have the chance to try the famous course called Cozido. After lunch, we will see the Furnas lagoon and the off to Povoação, the first place on the island that was populated and we will stop in two unique viewpoints. Then we will head to Nordeste, the most flourish parish of the Azores, with its views to the high coast of the island. Finally, off to Ribeira dos Caldeirões, where you will see an example of the magnificent waterfalls that exist in São Miguel island.
When you have a short time to visit this fascinating island, but you don`t want to have that feeling of having "missed something", this is the ideal solution for you. A combined tour where you can visit the main turistic spots in Furnas volcano, learn how locals cook using the eat of the volcano and admire the natural beauty of Nordeste, a garden by the sea. Lunch is included.
We depart early towards Nordeste, to take advantage of one of the periods of greater activity of the most singular bird of te island of São Miguel: the Azorean bullfinch (Pyrrhula murina). Being one of the last and most extensive and important nucleus of native vegetation in São Miguel, the Serra da Tronqueira (Nordeste) houses a collection of botanical endemisms. Associated with these, we can also observe great part of the passerines endemic to the Azores, which evolved alongside with the Laurisilva forest, one of them being the Azorean bullfinch. After lunch, we go to Povoação in order to observe birds along the coast. In addition to gulls and terns, it is also possible to see waders and herons. On the way to Ponta Delgada, we make a stop in Lagoa das Furnas, for a stroll through the banks that allows the observation of several species of birds from holarctic origin, with emphasis on some species of Anatidae. Return to Ponta Delgada is made by the South coast of the island.