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Outdoor vacation Azores - nature adventure in the Atlantic Ocean

The Azores - also called the Hawaii of Europe - await you with their wild beauty. Come with us to São Miguel.

    General info

    Active volcanoes, the untamed Atlantic Ocean, smoking hot springs and lush vegetation are just a few examples of what makes São Miguel a true natural jewel. So it's the ideal place to spend a week full of experiences with nice people. We take you on an outdoor vacation in the Azores. Look forward to the green island in the middle of the Atlantic.

    Travel period

    Travel period

    25.10.2024 - 02.11.2024

    Seasons

    Seasons

    Spring, Autumn

    Minimum age

    18

    Number of participants

    Number of participants

    Maximum 20 participants

    Skill levels

    Diese Sportreise ist für alle Könnerstufen und Erfahrungslevels geeignet.

    Services &
    Prices

    What awaits you? A week full of adventure. On your Azores trip we have already prepared everything for you and put together a great package with many highlights such as trekking to the most spectacular places, hot springs or even canyoning.

    Included services

    Included services

    Flight from/to Vienna

    8 Übernachtungen im The Lince Azores in Ponta Delgada inkl. Frühstück

    4x dinner with regional ingredients

    3x picnic & 1x lunch at the most amazing places

    1x Local Wine & Cheese Tasting

    5x trekking with local guide

    Canyoning in the Ribeira dos Caldeirões Nature Park

    Bathing in the hot springs

    All transfers according to the program

    Additional services (Exclusive)

    Individual excursions

    Individual meals

    Optionale Erlebnisse an den freien Tag (5 & 8) - Whale Watching oder Stadtführung

    Travel period

    Prices

    Reisepreis € 2250

    Single room supplement € 480

    Accommodation
    & Catering

    We will be staying at the modern The Lince Azores. This centrally located hotel not only impresses with its design and spacious rooms, but also has a spa area where you can end your day in comfort.

    Room types

    You will be accommodated in spacious double rooms - but if you need a single room, please let us know when booking.

    Spacious double rooms

    Single room (please specify when booking)

    Catering

    Of course, before the adventure begins, we will have a rich breakfast buffet every day - a generous selection of sweet and savory specialties awaits you at the hotel for a good start to the day. We will also enjoy 4 dinners at the hotel. The other evenings are at your free disposal and you can taste your way through the surrounding bars and restaurants.

    Equipment

    For our tours you don't need any special equipment except good shoes. As a rule, we will make individual treks of 2-4 hours, whereby a moderate basic condition is sufficient. However, a rain protection in the backpack should not be missing.

    Destination
    & Arrival

    The Azores, an autonomous region within Portugal, consists of a group of islands in the Atlantic Ocean. Characteristic of these islands are their impressive nature, the picturesque fishing villages and the lush green pastures and hydrangea hedges that characterize the landscape.

    Interesting spots/trails

    São Miguel is the largest island of the Azores and has some attractions to offer. Colloquially, the island is also called "the green island" and São Miguel lives up to this name.

    Travel options

    We will travel together by plane from/to Vienna. The flight is already included in the trip.

    Together by plane from/to Vienna

    Packing list

    The following things you should definitely pack for your trip to the Azores

    Passport

    Any medication

    Toilet bag

    Hiking boots

    Functional clothing

    Swimwear

    Warm clothes

    Sunscreen

    Rain jacket

    Drinking bottle

    Clothing for the evening / city

    Program

    The Azores are known for their impressive nature and diverse flora, which includes tea plantations, hot springs, waterfalls and crater lakes. During our walks together we will have the opportunity to explore and admire these special places in all their splendor. Here you can find an overview of the planned program - of course this can change a bit depending on the weather conditions.

    Day 1

    Departure from Vienna via Lisbon to São Miguel.

    Day 2

    After breakfast, we set out on our first hike to immerse ourselves in the exciting flora of the green island. A great circular hike from Faial da Terra to the waterfall awaits us. After the hike we will visit the downtown of Povoação - also known as the very first settlement of the island.

    Day 3

    Today we visit an absolute highlight of Sao Miguel: The Sete Cidades is a breathtaking volcanic crater landscape in the west of the Azores island São Miguel with embedded lakes. Afterwards we take a nice tour there and relax at the lake in the afternoon - if you want, you have the possibility to go canoeing on the lake. Before returning to the hotel, we will visit the famous pineapple plantation on São Miguel.

    Day 4

    After breakfast it's time to pack bathing suits and hiking clothes. The first program point of the day is the impressive tea plantations, which we will discover during a hike. Afterwards we will visit a typical restaurant to eat the famous dish "Cozido das Caldeiras". After lunch we will visit the Terra Nostra Park with its natural hot springs.

    Day 5

    The day is free for you today. Take a short city tour, relax on the beach or unwind in the spa area. If you like, you can also go whale watching today - we will gladly organize a tour for you.

    Day 6

    Today we have a really exciting adventure ahead of us: we are going canyoning! After breakfast we will all go together to the Ribeira dos Caldeirões Nature Park in the northeast of the island. This park is one of the best places for this exciting mountain adventure because of its volcanic geology. Canyoning is about descending along watercourses in an adventurous way, experiencing an intense contact with the nature of the island.

    Day 7

    After breakfast we set out for our last hike of the week. The destination is Vila Franca do Campo - a small impressive island. There we will taste local cheese and wine. Afterwards we will have the opportunity to relax in the hot springs.

    Day 8

    The day is free for you today. Take a short city tour, relax on the beach or unwind in the spa area. If you like, you can also go whale watching today - we will gladly organize a tour for you.

    Day 9

    Departure - return flight to Vienna

    Tips & Info

    Come with us on a unique adventure and experience the Hawaii of Europe at its best. Through their Location in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean, about the height of southern Portugal, these islands have a balanced subtropical climate and are therefore an ideal place for outdoor adventures!

    Preis € 2250 p. Person