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18 Feb

Ride on bicycle, at Triangle – PICO, FAIAL, S. JORGE Islands

Visit the three islands that form the triangle( PICO, FAIAL, S. JORGE) ! Get to know the beauty of one, two or three islands with only one trip!

See our suggestions to know this paradise in the middle of atlantic ocean

PICO

Route 1

Madalena – Paisagem cultural da Vinha (Criação Velha) – Lajes do Pico ( 43 Kms/26 miles)

Highlights:  Madalena village, Paisagem cultural da vinha – world heritage site , Gruta das torres,  vineyard route , whaler route .

vinha 2


Route 2

Lajes do Pico- Ribeiras -Calheta do Nesquim- Ponta da Ilha,Piedade ( 35 kms, 21 miles)

Highlights: Lajes do Pico village, Calheta do Nesquim, lighthouse Ponta da ilha, whaler route

Lajes

Route 3

Piedade – Santo Amaro – Prainha – São Roque do Pico ( 30 Kms / 18 miles )

Highlights: viewpoints, villages of Santo Amaro, Prainha, São Roque do Pico

lagoa capitão

Route 4

São Roque – Lagido e Arcos – Madalena ( 24 Kms/ 14 miles)

Highlights: Santa Luzia (parque florestal), Arcos(tipical village), Lajido (Paisagem cultura da vinha – world heritage site – museum of  wine), Cachorro( arcos do cachorro), vineyard route

vinha

FAIAL

 Route 5

Horta – Castelo Branco – Varadouro – Vulcão dos Capelinhos ( 45 Kms/27 miles)

Highlights: Horta( Monte da Guia e  Porto Pim bay) – Zona costeira Laginha – Morro de Castelo Branco – Beach of  Varadouro –  Capelinhos Volcano and museum

vulcaocapelinhos

Route 6

Horta – Flamengos – Cedros – Ribeirinha – Praia do Almoxarife ( 35 Kms/ 21 miles)

Highlights:  Horta ( botanic garden e viewpoint of Espalamaca) – Flamengos – Florestal area (Caldeira) – lighthouse of Ribeirinha –  Almoxarife beach

porto pim

 

S. JORGE

Route 7

Velas – Rosais – São António – Urzelina –Velas ( 30 Kms/18 miles)

Highlights: village of  Velas – Rosais (florestal park) – viewpoint e landscapes

velas

 

Route 8

Velas – Urzelina – Fajã das Almas – Calheta – Fajã dos Vimes – Calheta ( 35 Kms/21 miles)

Highlights: Fajãs da Almas e dos Vimes –  Calheta village – viewpoints

faja 2

 

Route 9

Calheta – Fajã dos Cubres – Fajã do Ouvidor – Norte Grande – S. António – Velas ( 38 Kms/ 23 miles)

Highlights: Fajã dos Cubres – Fajã do Ouvidor – viewpoints – Landscapes

FAJAS

 

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