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Printable maps of Pico Island

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Interactive maps of hiking and biking routes around Pico Island

1. You can zoom in/out using your mouse wheel, as well as move the map of Pico Island with your mouse.
2. This interactive map presents two modes: 'Biking Routes' and 'Hiking Routes'. Use the '+' button on the map to switch between them.

Railway and landscape maps of Pico Island area

This Pico Island map has two modes: 'Railway Network' and 'Landscape & Rural Map'. Use the '+' button on the map to navigate.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Pico Island and surroundings

Portugal - moving around the country

One of the most modern airports in Portugal is the Faro air harbor, which is located near the resort area of Algarve. The terminal here was modernized only a few years ago. It is here that the largest charter flights from around the world land. In the height of the tourist season, additional flights from Europe and Scandinavia are launched here. Travelers can comfortably relax and refresh themselves here, as well as take advantage of various profile services, for example, rent a car and use the A22 route for a road trip. There is a small hotel on the territory of the airport. Public transport for just 3-8 Euros will take tourists to the nearest cities. … Open

Nature and parks of Portugal

The garden of tropical plants “Monte”, located in Madeira, will offer guests an unforgettable experience with rides on a cable car, as well as leisure strolls through the Botanical Garden. The Monte village will allow the visitors of Portugal to feel the unique color of the country. The small town of Furnas located on the island of San Miguel in the Azores archipelago, will please fans who wish to explore the beauty of nature with its unique and clean lake located in the crater of a long extinct volcano.  … Open

Photogallery of Pico Island sights

Our guide to Pico Island

Traditions and mentality of Pico Island

Islanders love to relax and have fun. In addition to the obligatory siesta from noon to three, they also have festivals during large Church and secular holidays. The main Church holidays are celebrated everywhere – Good Friday, the Body of Christ, the Assumption of the Virgin, All Saints ' Day, the Day of the Immaculate Conception and Christmas. Locals celebrate secular holidays in a big way. For example, hostess … Open

Travel guide to Pico Island

Ilha do Pico is a charming small island that has become an incredibly popular beach destination. The island also has ideal conditions for scuba diving. Ilha do Pico has rich marine fauna – a large population of whales lives not far from the island. In total, more than 20 species of these fabulous animals live in this region. Travelers can see them during boat excursions, while experienced divers will be thrilled … Open

Pico Island for children - what to visit

Be sure to take your child on a tour to the habitats of whales and dolphins near Pico. Recently, the island lived at the expense of whaling and then there were many giant mammals in its waters. Over the past thirty years, the number of local whales has only increased, so that the child will have a rare opportunity to observe the life of these amazing creatures with his own eyes. In the summer months, you can also … Open

Shopping, streets and outlets

Cheese will be also a good gift for your family. If you want to try the local cheese from the producers, you can find a shop Queijo Vaquinha, which also offer to taste homemade beer and wine of good quality. Here is a big choice of cheese – both goat, cow, hard, and soft. Buy what you like most, but in any case, try São Jorge cheese, which is almost not sold outside the Azores. You should also buy a pack or two … Open

Cuisine and top restaurants

There are many delicious desserts on the island. You can try a variety of puddings (especially delicious are made with banana and pineapple), strawberry mousse, ice cream with orange peel and orange roll on Pico. If you are keeping a diet, there are many delicious fruits that can be found in every restaurant. If you do not count calories be sure to try delicious cakes made of flaky pastry with custard, chocolate … Open

Attractions and active leisure

One of the most interesting attractions of the island is considered to be the dormant volcano Pico, which the last eruption occurred more than three centuries ago and was so strong that lava flows reached the coast in several places. The height of the volcano is 2351 meters, and if you want you can go on a 2-4 hour tour where you will be able to climb to the top of the sleeping giant and enjoy the beautiful views of … Open - online travel reservation expert providing reliable car rental and hotel booking services. We feature more than 25.000 destinations with 12.000 rental offices and 200.000 hotels worldwide.
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