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Terceira Island

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Terceira Island
Terceira Island by a.neves
Terceira Island
Terceira Island by a.neves
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Terceira Island
Terceira Island by a.neves
Terceira Island
Terceira Island by a.neves
Terceira Island
Terceira Island
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Interesting architectural landmarks and museums can also be found in Sintra, the main symbol of which is Palácio da Pena. The palace was built in 1939 on the ruins of a monastery and is well-known as the most romantic and elegant palace in Portugal. The palace was built in a way so it attached a remaining part of the monastery and a small chapel. The old part of the city is home to a very beautiful building - the Castelo dos Mouros (The Moors Castle), which was built 10 centuries ago. If one doesn't take into consideration massive protective walls, the building looks more like a castle from a fairy tale rather than an ancient fortress. The castle was empty for many years until it was restored in the 19th century. Nowadays, it's a very interesting open air museum. … Open

Chapters of the guide to Terceira Island

Terceira Island for children - what to visit

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 … Open

Shopping, streets and outlets

Portugal is the world’s top port wine producer. A bottle or two of local port wine or green wine will be a universal gift for everyone. Production of these drinks has started in Portugal and now each region produces its own varieties, and Terceira is no exception. You can find quite a traditional shape of the bottle and a gift container of different shapes. When buying green wine, remember that the locals … 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

Traditions and mentality of Terceira Island

Polite treatment begins with the words «señor» or «señora». If you know the profession of the interlocutor or the scientific title, you can mention it. It will be a sign of good manners. Universal greeting here is a handshake, both with men, women and even with children. If you make friends with a local, he can offer you to move to more informal communication, but in this case, the initiative should come … Open

Cuisine and top restaurants

A rather unexpected dish in the menu of Terceira restaurants is a rump, which is seasoned with spices and stewed according to the traditional recipe. This part of the chicken, usually almost not used in cooking, is a real delicacy here. Some of the quite traditional dishes are made of yams - sweet potatoes, which are prepared in several different ways and served together with very thin pork sausages called … Open

Attractions and active leisure

You can walk along the slopes of the Pico Alto volcano on Terceira, which stopped erupting more than 9 thousand years ago. Alas, you cant look at its crater – it was flooded with lava from past eruptions, so today the sleeping volcano looks like an ordinary mountain range. The highest point of Pico Alto is 808 meters above sea level. The volcano provides a magnificent view of the island and its surroundings. In … Open

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