BUS TOUR: SÃO JORGE EXCURSION

BUS TOUR: SÃO JORGE EXCURSION

Starting at Velas we follow to the south side of the island. Short stop at the Velas viewpoint, where you can dazzle a beautiful view over the village, as well as the island of Pico. Then departure to “Ribeira do Nabo”. Here you can appreciate beautiful pieces of craftsmanship, we highlight the weaving work; next we follow to Urzelina, parish on seaside. A volcanic eruption in 1808 destroyed the whole village leaving only the old church tower. Following the beautiful seaside coastal scenery catching sight of the neighboring island of Pico, we head towards the parish of “Manadas”. The ex-libris of this parish is the Church of Santa Barbara. Stop at a cheese factory where you can appreciate the manufacture of the famous cheese of São Jorge. Lunch at a local restaurant. Mandatory stops in Viewpoints of “Fajã dos Cubres” and “Fajã do Ouvidor”. In Rosais parish visit to the “SeteFontes” Park, where you can admire flora in its most endemic state. Then departure to “Pico da Velha”, where it dazzles in fine days, the other islands of the central group: Faial, Pico, Terceira and Graciosa. Finally,we head to the Vila das Velas, where we end our excursion.

Includes:

Boat Round trip Tickets (Faial-São Jorge)

Transport

Local guide

Lunch

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