Pico- Half day walking tour in Criação Velh: Stroll through the lush green vineyards of Pico Island with a guided two hour hike from Porto do Calhau to Areia Larga.
* An easy two hour hike
* Panoramic views over the island’s vineyards
* Coastal paths
Starting at Porto do Calhau the route follows the coastline for approximately 1km. After passing a small hill on the right we reach a crossroads which takes us through the vines that paint the landscape a verdant green. See a quaint windmill from where we get a panoramic view over the vineyards, as well as the small islands of Madalena.
Leaving this area behind we reach the coast again following the trail until the ending point in Areia Larga. Along the way there are also cart tracks that were used to carry barrels of wine which you can discover. A relaxing way to spend the morning, this is an easy hiking trail that also takes you through the Azores’ heritage. Meeting/pick-up point: Pick-up at hotels.
Duration: 2 hours.
Start/opening time: At 9am.
Languages: English and Portuguese.
Others: Visibility at the viewpoints depends on the weather conditions.
We suggest clients bring comfortable and appropriate to the weather conditions clothes and foot wear.
The above described itinerary is subject to changes.
Trail information: Shape: linear – Difficulty: easy – Extension: 6.5 km.
Activity only available on Pico island.