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Printable maps of Terceira Island

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Interactive maps of hiking and biking routes around Terceira Island

1. You can zoom in/out using your mouse wheel, as well as move the map of Terceira 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 Terceira Island area

This Terceira 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 Terceira Island and surroundings

Portugal - moving around the country

Due to the fact that the transport infrastructure in Portugal is quite well developed, travelers would not have any problems with traveling through its territory. The quality of roads here is at a fairly good level, although free roads are much worse than toll roads. You can rent a car in order to be able to travel by yourself. The permitted speed in residential areas is 50 km/h, on major roads not more than 90 km/h. On the other hand, on highways, it is possible to accelerate up to 120 km/h. The railway network does not cover all regions of the country, but it will be possible to get to the most visited cities from the capital. The cost of traveling by train depends on the class of the wagon (first or second class), the direction of travel and the time of the year. … Open

Overview of festivals and celebrations in Portugal

The Portuguese are known to celebrate with joy all kinds of holidays and festivals. The reasons for celebrations could range from pilgrimages, honoring the memory of numerous saints, as well as fair events. Inhabitants of the northern regions of the country celebrate local holidays by indulging in dances, various musical events, as well as traditional amusements and shows with fireworks. An indispensable attribute of the festivities is the spectacle of the bullfight with the prohibition of killing an animal. … Open

Photogallery of Terceira Island sights

Our guide to Terceira Island

Attractions and active leisure

The so-called «canyoning» can be quite an interesting experience. It is a passage on a rather extreme route, which includes a descent on a rope from a great height, overcoming gorges on a rope bridge and hiking up the waterfall. Despite the complexity, this activity does not require serious physical training, and it gives unforgettable emotions to people. Anyone can try their hand at kayaking, it is not hard to … Open

Cuisine and top restaurants

There are many fish dishes on the menu of local restaurants. Tuna, caught in the waters of the island, is popular here, and its meat is red. Mackerel, parrot fish, swordfish, chub and a variety of seafood are stewed, fried and baked on the island. There are plenty of dishes with shrimp, shovel-bearing crayfish, and patella, which, by the way, can’t be found anywhere else outside the archipelago. Stewed … Open

Traditions and mentality of Terceira Island

The vast majority of Terceira's natives are Catholic. This leaves a certain imprint on public relations. For example, it is not welcome here to go in too open clothes or bathing suit anywhere outside the beach. Representatives of other religions and atheists are tolerated here, but it is better not to discuss religion with the locals. The main Church holidays are celebrated everywhere – Good Friday, the Body of … Open

Travel guide to Terceira Island

St. Barbara Mount is one of the main mountains of the region and an incredibly picturesque place. While enjoying an excursion there, travelers can see various rare plants and important geological landmarks. Terceira is also famous for its modern golf centers. There are 18 golf courses on the island in total. All the courses are intended for players of a different level, from beginners to experienced players. … Open

Terceira Island for children - what to visit

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. … Open

Shopping, streets and outlets

Pay attention to the local tea grown on the Azores. You can find it in any store on Terceira. You can buy a bottle of olive oil, so popular on the kitchens of local housewives. You can buy local porcelain for decorating your table. Painted plates, mugs, tureens, salad bowls, forks and spoons will create an amazing atmosphere during the meal. You can buy a porcelain house, fish or pineapple – local potters create … 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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