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Family trip to Terceira Island with children. Ideas on where to go with your child

Terceira is a place where the child will want to come back, despite the fact that there are no special "children's" entertainments such as amusement parks or water parks. If you wish, you can look for a hotel with a children's club, entertainers and a playground for kids. There are a lot of such places on the island. But your child will enjoy holidays on the island as much as you do. You should remember that some routes will be difficult for a baby. However, there are many opportunities not only to interest the child with beautiful historical monuments but also to show him all the beauty of the Azores.
Travelers can choose of hundreds of top-class resorts on the island of Terceira, which feature upscale service and welcoming atmosphere. Historically, Angra Garden takes guests in the … Open
During your holidays on Terceira, you should definitely visit Angra do Heroísmo with your child, the oldest district of the island. There is a charming town of the same name, which itself is a historical monument. Narrow streets, chapels and temples, small houses, the city square and the main cathedral – all this will surely seem to the child an illustration to his favourite fairy tale. That is not surprising because the local buildings have not changed much since the 15th century. Boys and many girls will surely enjoy the fortresses of São João Baptista and San Francisco which were built more than 5 centuries ago.
You can show a panorama of the island to your child not far from the city on Monte Brasil. You can reach the peak of the mount by car or on foot if your child is not tired. Curious and active children will surely like the idea of riding a horse. You can find cloven-hoofed animals in the stable near the town. Do not be afraid that the horse will throw the child – all of the local horses are calm and accustomed to walking under the saddle. Here you can not only go with your child on a horseback ride but also feed an animal. But it is possible to do only with the permission of the instructor. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
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Don’t miss a chance to visit São Mateus da Calheta with your child. There are gorgeous Fort Grande and Fort of Negrito, built in the 16th century. The second one has a preserved whaling station. Vila Nova is a civil parish in the municipality of Praia da Vitória. There are several huge well-preserved windmills built several centuries ago which will definitely capture the imagination of your children. Ethnographical Museum of Altares will interest your child with the collection of agricultural implements of the Azores and a wide variety of flora and fauna species. Show the child the estates of Portuguese aristocrats in the area of Terra Chã.
Does your child like snorkelling or diving? Then make sure to go with your child to a "graveyard of lost ships" right next to the island. Galleons and caravels from Europe, Asia and Africa found shelter at the bottom of the sea and divers can see them nowadays. Local beaches Porto Martins and Contendas are perfect for snorkelling. They are usually not crowded with people. It is an entertaining activity for every child who can swim. You can also get acquainted with the local inhabitants of the sea during excursions to the habitats of whales and dolphins.
Terceira is a part of the Azores situated in the center of the archipelago. Many travelers know it under its informal name, the Purple Island. The island owes its second name to the unique … Open
Is your child interested in fishing? Then go together to the sea and try your luck trying to catch tuna or cod. A child can try surfing, windsurfing and kayaking on the island. Young cavers will also like it here. For example, you can go down to Algar do Carvão - incredibly beautiful cave, formed due to volcanic eruptions, the depth of which is about a hundred meters. You can conquer dormant Pico Alto volcano or Santa Barbara Mountain. If the child loves hiking, be sure to go to the conquest of the local forests. Young cyclists will love the island, there are kilometres of bike paths on Terceira.
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Things to visit with your kids in Portugal

“Kid Zania Park” functions as a center for educational and recreational leisure for children from 3 to 16 years. The city is represented by a network of streets, buildings and traffic lights. For a child, its atmosphere creates a fun, fascinating, interesting and captivating experience. Toddlers and older children are given a unique opportunity to act and do things exclusively at their own discretion.  … Open
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Interesting places to visit with children around Terceira Island

Guide to sightseeing and entertainment for children in Terceira Island - parks, attractions, museums, zoos, water-parks. All fascinating and educational sites of Terceira Island, which are must visit and see for your child. Find out the best discovery routes and places for kids (local theaters, exhibitions and museums), where you can spend quality time together. Terceira Island for families with children.
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