Nordeste – “On the Viewpoint Route”

Highlights

DURATION

4 hours.

PICK-UP | DROP-OFF

  • Included between Ponta Delgada, Ribeira Grande and Lagoa;
  • All pickups start between 9:00 and 9:20;
  • Outside the included zones, an extra charge may apply.

50% OFF

Children under 10 50% discount on all tours.

CANCELLATION

Free up to 24 hours before the tour starts

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Marvel at the majestic Northeast Florida Nature, once considered the 10th island of the Azores, with its incredible flower-filled viewpoints;
  • Admire the imposing Véu da Noiva Waterfall in Ribeira dos Caldeirões;
  • Explore the Ribeira dos Caldeirões Natural Park located along part of the Ribeira dos Caldeirões watercourse and its 5 existing watermills;
  • Visit the amazing Salto do Cavalo viewpoint for a majestic view, with all the volcanic crater of Furnas and Povoação de Fundo;
  • Walking Tour of the Northeast Village, elevated to the category of Villa by D. Manuel I, on June 18, 1514, where we can see the centenary bridge of the seven arches and see the Church of St. George built in 1796, where inside there are images of the extinct Franciscan convent of 1642 and a 16th century image of the orago;
  • Stop at the imposing Arnel Lighthouse, which is located in the fishing area of ​​Vila, Nazaré. With 15 meters in height and a range of twenty-five miles, it was the first to be built in the Azores;
  • Visit one of the only two tea plantations / factories in Europe at Gorreana or Porto Formoso.

NORDESTE – “ON THE VIEWPOINT ROUTE”

DESCRIPTION:

After pick-up from your hotel or accommodation (free service between the cities of Ponta Delgada, Lagoa and Ribeira Grande), from 9:00 to 9:20, or in the afternoon from 14:00 to 14 : 20, we will start the Northeast Circuit half day “On the Miradouros Route”, towards one of the most flowery areas of São Miguel Island, The Northeast where is also the natural habitat of one of the rarest birds in Europe, the Priolo.

We set off on the verdant tea route on the north coast of the island nicknamed the “Verde” island of the Azores for a tea tasting and visit the unique tea plantations in Europe, the Gorreana tea factory that began in 1883. by Ermelinda Gago da Câmara and his son José Honorato, or the Porto Formoso tea factory, founded by Amâncio Machado Faria e Maia, who worked between the 20th and 80th centuries. In 1998, rehabilitation works were initiated by the current owners.

After this well-deserved stop, we will enjoy a sumptuous view of the Furnas volcanic crater through the Salto do Cavalo Viewpoint, at the far end of the Northeast.

Returning to the road, completely flanked with hydrangeas, the next visit will be in the incredible Ribeira dos Caldeirões Natural Park, one of the most visited areas in the Northeast, where its 5 watermills, its magnificent waterfall and the winding trail stand out. along the stream.

Next stop will be at Vila de Nordeste, elevated to the category of Villa by D. Manuel I, on June 18, 1514, where we can see the centenary bridge of the Seven Arches and see the Church of St. George built in 1796, where in its Inside are images of the extinct Franciscan Convent of 1642 and a 16th century image of the orago.

Again on the road, time to visit the Vista dos Barco viewpoint, from where we have a view of Ponta do Arnel and its lighthouse, the oldest in São Miguel.

And we finish our midday Northeast with one of the most emblematic viewpoints of the Northeast, A Ponta do Sossego. An authentic garden by the sea, perched on a cliff by the sea where we observe the immensity of the ocean, much used to watch the sunrise.

Depending on weather conditions and in order to better enhance and maximize the experience of our customers, the order of visits may be changed.

POINTS OF INTEREST IN THIS CIRCUIT:

  • Porto Formoso or Gorreana tea plantation/factory;
  • Salto do Cavalo viewpoint;
  • Véu da Noiva waterfall;
  • Ribeira dos Caldeirões Natural Park;
  • Nordeste village;
  • Vista dos Barcos viewpoint;
  • Arnel lighthouse;
  • Ponta do Sossego viewpoint;

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Included

INCLUDED

Local guide;

Pick-up at your accommodation between Ponta Delgada, Lagoa and Ribeira Grande;

Tea taste;

Bottle of water or soda;

Free internet on board;

Chargers available for, smartphone, tablet, etc.;

Umbrella;

Child seat available by prior request, please note that use is required by Portuguese law up to 12 years old or 36 kg;

Insurance;

4 hours tour;

Live commented tour.

Information

NORDESTE

“ON THE VIEWPOINT ROUTE”

WHY BOOK WITH US THIS TOUR?

We sell not only circuits … but a set of experiences. We are well aware that when it comes time to choose a tour, you have more options and they all claim to have and be “the best”, but what sets us apart from all the others?

In this particular case, what differentiates us from others, besides the price, is the uniqueness and exclusivity of this 4-hour Northeast circuit, which was created exclusively by us, thinking especially of our customers, who want to occupy half days of tour. or have reduced time on the island.

We are proud to say that we have the best value / circuit practiced in the market, so even if it is cheaper, we equal the price.

We are not a big company… we don’t have big cars… but a GREAT SERVICE.

Book your Nordeste Tour “On the Viewpoint Route” now, and let us honor you as part of our family, even for a day.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

  • Comfortable shoes;

Do you know that:

  • In some viewpoints located at higher altitudes can make it colder and windier, it is recommended to wear a warmer garment. Do not forget that in the Azores you can do the 4 seasons in one day;
  • If you need to make changes or cancel, you can call +351 919 607 160 24/7;
  • Cancellation is free up to 24 hours prior to the start of your tour;
  • The only way to book tours with us is online.

BE CAREFUL THAT:

  • Your hotel receptionist may possibly try to persuade you to cancel your activity with us to recommend one selected by her and claiming to be the one she usually recommends because customers “love this company very much”;
  • Did you know that you can’t find activity information flyers displayed in most hotels, and they are stored in a closet or drawer and are only exposed to the public, “the company (s) that pays the highest commissions;
  • Our flyers are only available at airport and downtown tourist offices;
  • 95% of our bookings are made directly through digital platforms. “We are tech natives and not migrants”;
  • The remaining 5% comes through agencies, specially selected by us, for resale of our products.“What we would pay in hotel / accommodation commissions, we prefer to invest in the improvement, duration and quality in favor of our customers, in services or products” after all the customer is the pillar of our business, not a hotel / accommodation receptionist”.

4 reviews for Nordeste – “On the Viewpoint Route”

  1. Diana Nogueira

    We would like to thank the two fantastic tours that our guide Hélia and the Azores Dream Tours provided us on the 24th and 26th October, when we were on our honeymoon in S. Miguel island. It was simply incredible, from the follow-up before the service by Mr. Miguel Correia, to the realization of the tour by the guide Helia Castelo that was from far, one of the best guides that we had in our travels and as a guide that I am also I have to thank her for praising our work with her professionalism and good humor. We also want to thank the team’s proactivity in organizing our transfers when requested and the cordiality shown during our truly unforgettable stay. I recommend 200%

  2. anamafalda8

    Totally recommend 🙂 I went to visit Açores with my family . Really enjoyed the tour, all the staff was really nice!!Totally recommend Azores Dream tours 😉

    Portsmouth, Reino Unido

  3. Adi T

    The most perfect vacation! My friend and I had our trip planned until we met Miguel. He opened our eyes to all the great possibilities and then we spent 4 wonderful, interesting and exciting days with him and his brother Joao. The tour was EXCELLENT and we saw everything that we wanted to and much much more. The Island of St. Miguel is beautiful and full of things to do. Joao (with whom we spent most of our time) and Miguel could not be more accommodating and nice. Whatever we wanted to do, was done. A lot of patience and caring as well as interesting conversations about what life is like on this Island was a very special part of this tour. We went to Fire Lake, Furnas – which is a magical place, the pottery factory as well as the loveliest tea factory and tea room with the most gorgeous views of the shore and cliffs. We also went to Nordest which is not visited as often – don’t miss it. This is the eastern part of the island. Just spectacular, with all the viewpoints and serenity you could ever want. The town is lovely and so are the people living there. We even had them make arrangements for a wonderful dinner at a local restaurant in Lagoa. Great fish dinner with all the trimmings including a bottle of wine and incredible desserts (many of them). Bottom line, if you want to have a great time, both affordable ad professional as well as very personal, you must contact and make plans with Azores Dream Tours. They have the personal touch, which makes all the difference. We will be back, that’s for sure.

    Ardsley, Nova Iorque

  4. Gralha

    Simply could not have been better We had two wonderful tours with Joao and so enjoyed ourselves. We were just the two of us and in the minibus and we went all around the island. We learnt so much from him about the history, the life, the traditions, the produce, and the hot springs. We had plenty of time and weren’t rushed at all.
    The next day he took us a tour of Sao Miguel, the convent, the daily fish and veg market, and the Botanic Garden. We loved it and he gave us the impression that he did too. Good at his job and very efficient and reasonably priced. Top Marks – well done.

    England.

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