CRUISE SHIPS SHORE TOURS WITH HOMEMADE LUNCH INCLUDED 70.00€

While your ship is in port in Ponta Delgada, go exploring on a private sightseeing tour with an expert local guide. . Explore the fantastic scenery that Sao Miguel Island has to offer. The twin lakes, the blue and the green of  Seven Cities, Fire Lake and Furnas, which is known worldwide for its volcanic activity.These are places we wish to share with you so that you can enjoy our breathtaking scenery.

Our tours for passengers of cruises on ships that stop on Sao Miguel Island Azores, are personalized and according to your interests and expectations, with a tour offered with you in mind. Please look at the tours that we offer as they are a bit different to our regular private tours in order to make sure that enough time is allotted to each. 

 

 

Tour 1- Sete Cidades, Lagoa do Fogo. Sete Cidades means 7 cities and is actually 7 craters. You will see several of them, each one unique. The most popular view is that from the top of the crater where you can see the twin lakes, blue and green. We will travel along the top of the crater and stop at sites along the way for pictures, then down to the village. There will be a brief stop and then on to see some of the smaller lakes. From there, we will travel along the south coast to Lagoa do Fogo( fire lake). This is a very large water filled crater, an amazing view. Tour time approximately 5 hours. After the tour a "farm lunch will be offered for those who wish to experience a home-cooked full Portuguese meal including appetizers of local cheeses, sausage and fresh pineapple grown on the island. The main courses will be a fish and meat dish with local vegetables and salads and a typical Portuguese dessert. Local wines and water will also be included in the meal. Total cost 70 euros per person. Depending on the time of arrival of your ship, the lunch may be put in the middle and then after lunch, the second half of the tour will begin according to weather and timing. The lunch is only 15 minutes from the Port.

 

Tour 2- Lagoa do Fogo and Furnas. This tour will begin with the trip along the south coast, then on to Vila Franca, a small village along the way with stops at several viewpoints. Once we arrive in Furnas a stop will be made at the Furnas Lake and then into the village to see the hot springs. We will travel back along the North shore so that you can see some different sites along the way. After the tour a "farm lunch will be offered for those who wish to experience a home-cooked full Portuguese meal including appetizers of local cheeses, sausage and fresh pineapple grown on the island. The main courses will be a fish and meat dish with local vegetables and salads and a typical Portuguese dessert. Local wines and water will also be included in the meal. Total time of tour approximately 5 hours depending on how much time is spent in the garden. Total price includes lunch 70 euros per person.

Depending on the time of arrival of your ship, the lunch may be put in the middle and then after lunch, the second half of the tour to Lagoa do Fogo will begin according to weather and timing. The lunch is only 15 minutes from the Port.

 

Tour 3- ( specialty tour)  This tour will begin with a trip to a pineapple plantation just outside of Ponta Delgada, then along the south coast, to Vila Franca, a small village along the way with stops at several viewpoints. Once we arrive in Furnas, a stop will be made at the Furnas Lake and then into the village to see the hot springs. We will also go into the Terra Nostra Botanical Garden. There will be an extra cost of 6 euros per person if you should choose to do this. If you wish, you can take a swim in the warm water pool inside the park, if you do not wish to go into the garden, you can also have a bath in another area with clear water if the group agrees.  We will travel back along the North shore so that you can see some different sites along the way, including the tea plantation and a stop for liqueur tasting where you can taste the local liqueurs. After the tour a "farm lunch will be offered for those who wish to experience a home-cooked full Portuguese meal including appetizers of local cheeses, sausage and fresh pineapple grown on the island. The main courses will be a fish and meat dish with local vegetables and salads and a typical Portuguese dessert. Local wines and water will also be included in the meal. Total time of tour approximately 5 hours depending on how much time is spent in the garden. Total price of 70 euros per person includes lunch, plus 6 euros for the garden option.

All tours include pick up and drop off at the Port. We will arrive approximately one hour before ship departure and will leave as soon as the group assembles. Each individual van will leave on their own and will travel independently unless otherwise requested.

Tours for groups only.Please contact geral@greenvisionstours.com for further information and bookings,or ring7lisa@hotmail.com 

 
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SPECIALTY  TOURS HALF-DAY 40.00€

Tour 1- Sete Cidades:  Sete Cidades means 7 cities and is actually 7 craters. You will see several of them, each one unique, from various vantage points. The most popular view is that from the top of the crater where you can see the twin lakes, blue and green. We will travel along the top of the crater and stop at sites along the way for pictures, then down to the village. There will be a brief stop to view the church and stop for one of our wonderful coffees and pastries if you wish.

Tour 2- Lagoa do Fogo (fire lake) and surrounding area. This tour takes you to the top of the second highest point on our island. We will begin the tour along the south coast to see some views of volcanic areas on the way to the lake. Unfortunately this area is often closed in due to fog. If you do choose this one, we may have to make alterations of your tour, but we will do what we can to give you a special tour similar to your request but in lower lying areas, with your permission.   

 

All tours include pick up and drop off at the Port. We will arrive approximately one hour before ship departure and will leave as soon as the group assembles. Each individual van will leave on their own and will travel independently unless otherwise requested. With a half day tour, you can request the time of departure. 

Tours for groups only.Please contact Lisa Ringelberg at geral@greenvisionstours for further information and bookings,or ring7lisa@hotmail.com

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Green Visions Tours

geral@greenvisionstours.com

Open:Monday to Saturday 09:00 as 17:30
Tours: 7/7: 9.00H to 17.30h


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9500-772 Ponta Delgada

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