Discover the Exotic Azores by Air

8 days from £1,479 pp.


Azores, Portugal

Visit: Azores, Portugal, Portugal

About the Tour

Join our wonderful holiday to the amazing Azores, an alluring archipelago consisting of nine fascinating islands in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean. Each with its own character, the Azores islands offer iconic landscapes with never-ending views blended with a fascinating history and rich culture. On São Miguel, see the rich history of the beautiful city of Ponta Delgada, visit the volcanic Furnas valley, and the island’s many mystical lakes. We fly to Faial Island, where we witness volcanic craters and beautiful parks, before heading to Horta Harbour and embarking to Pico, where we discover picturesque ports and small streets. Whilst you appreciate the charm of the Azores and explore the magnificent scenery, be sure to also indulge in delicious food, for which the Azores are famous.

Tour Includes


  • 7 nights hotel with continental breakfast
  • 6 lunches
  • 6 evening meals
  • Return flights to the Azores
  • Airport transfers in the Azores
Dates & Prices

Once you have booked your tour either online, or by telephone ( 01709 787 463 ), you have the flexibility of how you pay off the remainder of your balance. You can:

  • Use our balance payment facility online to make and track your card payments. You can pay as much as you want up until your final due date or pay it all, the choice is yours.
  • Send payments via online banking.
  • Send payments via cheque.
  • Call us and make a card payment, either a small amount or as lump sum until your final due date.

Our contact and online banking payment details will be on your confirmation invoice to remind you of your choices.

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Your Itinerary

    Fly to the Azores island of São Miguel where you will be met and transferred to your hotel, the Azoris Royal Garden Hotel for a four-night stay.

    • Included meals: Dinner

    A leisurely day with a walking tour of Ponta Delgada with its charming heritage, narrow cobbled stone streets, manor houses and small palaces, accompanied by a local guide. Lunch is included at a local restaurant.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    A full-day guided tour, visiting Furnas Valley, where volcanic activity is still visible, then on to Gorreana Tea Estate, Europe’s oldest remaining tea company, before we enjoy a ‘Cozido’ lunch at local restaurant.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    Today’s full-day included excursion takes us to the mystical west part of the island. See Santiago Lake, surrounded by emerald green mountain slopes. We enjoy lunch at a local restaurant near the Sete Cidades Lake.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    Fly to Faial Island and transfer to your hotel for a two-night stay. Enjoy an included lunch ahead of our included excursion which takes in the vast crater of the extinct volcano from which the island originated. Continue to the beautiful Parque do Capelo, then the Capelinhos area, where an off-shore volcano erupted in 1957/58, smothering a lighthouse in ash, and which over the years has slowly reappeared.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    Join our full-day included, guided excursion to Pico Island. After a short ferry crossing, we visit Madalena then the Landscape of the Pico Island Vineyard Culture, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. We enjoy lunch at a local restaurant, and an included visit to the Whalers Museum. Later, we return to Faial.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    Fly back to São Miguel island for another nights stay at the Azoris Royal Garden hotel with the rest of the day at leisure.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    Return flight to the U.K.

    • Included meals: Breakfast

    Your Excursions

    Included Excursions & Visits

    • Ponta Delgada Walking Tour
    • Furnas Valley
    • Gorreana Tea Estate
    • Santiago Lake
    • Magic Faial
    • Pico Island

    Optional Excursions & Visits


    Notes


    Travel Insurance from £35.00 (8 days). Single Room Supplement from £299.00 (8 days).

    Certain excursions are included in the price of your holiday. If you choose not to go on an included excursion, for whatever reason, no refunds will be made.
    Yes, you will receive one with your Travel Documents, which are sent 7-10 days before departure.
    We believe that our holidays may not be suitable for children under 8 years old (except for Disneyland Paris bookings) however, we will consider individual requests on application. Customers aged 18 and under at the time of travel must be accompanied by an adult, parent or guardian aged over 18 years old.
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    Accommodation

    You will stay for four nights at the beginning of your holiday and one night at the end, at the Azoris Royal Garden Hotel, São Miguel Island. This modern and comfortable hotel 4-star hotel is located in the heart of São Miguel Island, in the charming town of Ponta Delgada. The Royal Garden Hotel has the city’s attractions at your fingertips, such as Carlos Machado Museum, Convent of Our Lady of Hope and Ponta Delgada City Gates. Enjoy the excellent facilities including two swimming pools, health club, international cuisine restaurant, exquisite bar and café. All guest rooms have contemporary, yet homely décor.

    On Faial Island you will stay for two nights at either the Horta Hotel, close to Horta, or the 4-star Faial Resort.

    The 4-star Faial Resort is situated in extensive gardens, close to Horta. Guests can enjoy the outdoor swimming pools as well as a games room and lounge. When it comes to dining guests can enjoy a delicious meal in the Panoramic Restaurant, or for a more relaxed meal, there is an outdoor café and snack bar on offer. All of the bedrooms offer a lovely décor and modern amenities to ensure you have every comfort you could need during your stay.


     

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    Royal Garden Hotel

    Azoris Royal Garden Hotel

    Azoris Royal Garden Hotel


    • Swimming Pool
    • English Speaking Staff
    • Guest Lounge
    • Bar
    • Restaurant
    • Lift
    • WiFi Available
    • TV
    • Hairdryer
    • Bath and/or Shower
    • Telephone

    If you prefer, then you can join the tour at the hotel. To do this, we will require a copy of your passport for identification purposes and you must advise us at the time of booking.

    No reduction will be given if you should choose to do this.

    All hotel rooms benefit from private bathroom facilities.
    Some hotels have tea and coffee making facilities. Please check the tour pages for more information or call our Customer Service Department on 01709 830333.
    Most hotels have a lift, please call our Customer Service Department on 01709 830333 for more information.
    Some hotels have ground floor rooms. Please email for information on individual hotels or call our Customer Service Department on 01709 830333.
    Your hotels will supply towels in your room.

    We are unable to guarantee that the hotel will be able to meet your dietary requirements. We find that the majority of European countries do not generally cater for vegetarians and that the meal supplied may well be what everyone else is having minus the meat.

    We will of course endeavour to arrange for a vegetarian meal at the hotel. We do however suggest that you advise us of your dietary requests at the time of booking and recommend that you speak to the receptionist on arrival with regard to your request.

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    Yes, unfortunately there is no feeder/transfer service to/from the U.K. airports.

    Flight times are given at the time of booking. The times given are for guidance only and may change.

    Exact flight times will be confirmed on travel document which are sent 7-10 days before departure. For more information on flight times please contact our Reservations Department on 0844 324 9265 or email us at reservations@leger.co.uk.

    We are able to pre-book flight seats with most airlines. There may be a charge for this service. Any charges will be confirmed at the time of booking. Most other airlines will allocate your seats at check-in.
    Yes, we can. Please contact our Customer Service Department on 0844 324 9265 to arrange wheelchair assistance or any other medical requests.
    We recommend you check-in for your flight three hours before the scheduled time for long haul flights and two and a half hours before the scheduled time for any European holidays.

    Luggage allowances vary from airline to airline. The luggage allowance is normally up to 20kg (44lbs) and 5kg for hand luggage. Ryan Air's luggage allowance is normally up to 20kg (44lbs) and 10kg for hand luggage. All allowances are subject to changes made by the airline.

    For more information on luggage allowances please contact our Customer Service Department on 0844 324 9265 or email us at reservations@leger.co.uk.

    The transfers on the majority of our flight tours are included. Our Reservations Staff will be able to advise you when you call. On tours where you book your own flight the transfers may only be available at certain times or not at all.
    This depends on which airline the flight is booked with. Please call our Customer Service Department on 0844 324 9265 for more details.

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