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Pico Island Tour


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ProductID: 1189

Type: Full Day Tour Private

Country: Portugal

Theme: Private Shore and Chauffeur Guided Excursions

Region: Azores Islands

Group Size: 3 - 6 People

Start City: Pico Island

Duration: 1 Day (Duration: 08h00 approx.)

The settlement of Pico started in the year 1460 at Lajes, a small place located on the island´s south coast.

Besides several impressive 17th and 18th century buildings, the town is best known for its large whale processing factory which closed down in 1981.

Dominating the scenery, Pico´s 2,319-metre-high mountain is in fact the top of the world´s biggest mountain range known as the Mid-Atlantic Ridge, measuring 16,100 km long and 805 km wide.

Day by Day Itinerary:
1 Day (Duration: 08h00 approx.)

DAY 1:
pico island
- Pick up from your hotel in Faial Island
- Departure from Horta Harbour 07:45 AM by boat to Pico Island. (NOTE: If staying on Pico Island you will be picked up from your hotel)
- Arrival at Madalena half an hour later and beginning of the tour.
- Departure to Arcos do Cachorro, magnify geological formations.
- Through the area of Mistérios, extensive fields of lava, we reach S. Roque.
- Stop and visit the old Whales Factory.
- Continuing through an inner road we cross the Island to Lagoa do Capitão and then to Lajes.
- Stop for lunch at a local restaurant. After lunch, a visit to the village of old Whalers Men.
- Optional visit to Whalers Museum.
- Return to Madalena by the coastal road, visiting the Church of S. Mateus, a handicraft exhibition and a cheese factory.
- Return to hotel around 5:30 PM. if you are staying on Pico or 16:45 PM the boat will take us back to Horta on Faial Island. Arrival at 17:15 PM

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