Discover the beautiful scenery, handsome towns and delectable food of this enchanting island.

Join a small group and head off to some f the most magical spots on São Miguel. Admire the 17th century architecture in the narrow streets of Ribeira Grande and be dazzled by the vibrant Municipal Garden in its centre.

Your guide will point out natural wonders as you soak up spectacular views from the Santa Iria Belvedere on the north coast, and while gazing across the verdant Furnas Valley and its lake from the Pico do Ferro viewpoint.

Savour the local tea at the Gorreana Tea and find out about their production at the working museum. Fancy trying more local flavours? Watch your lunch emerge from the volcanic soil that’s been cooking it for six hours, then tuck in to the famous ‘cozido’ along with local wines.

You’ll also visit the remarkable sulphur hot springs and pass by picturesque Vila Franca do Campo – once the island’s capital – on your way back to your ship.

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