Things to Do on Pico Island: Explore Paradise

Things to Do on Pico Island: Explore Paradise

Things to Do on Pico Island – Nestled in the heart of the Azores archipelago, Pico Island beckons with its stunning landscapes, rich culture, and boundless opportunities for adventure. Join Juniper Tours as we uncover the top things to do on Pico Island, ensuring you make the most of your visit to this paradise in the Atlantic.

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Things to Do on Pico Island

Ascend Mount Pico

Standing at 2,351 meters, Mount Pico is not only the highest peak in Portugal but also a must-visit attraction on Pico Island. Embark on a challenging yet rewarding hike to the summit, where panoramic views of the island and surrounding ocean await.

Explore Gruta das Torres

Delve into the island’s volcanic history with a visit to Gruta das Torres, a fascinating lava tube cave system. Marvel at the otherworldly rock formations and learn about the island’s geological wonders on a guided tour of this natural marvel.

Visit the Whaling Museum 

Dive into Pico Island’s maritime heritage at the Whaling Museum in Lajes do Pico. Discover the island’s history of whaling through interactive exhibits, artifacts, and displays that pay tribute to this once-thriving industry.

Wine Tasting in UNESCO Vineyards

Experience the unique terroir of Pico Island with a visit to its UNESCO-listed vineyards. Sample the island’s renowned Verdelho wine, produced in the traditional “currais” vineyard system, and learn about the centuries-old winemaking traditions that have shaped Pico’s viticultural landscape.

Whale Watching Excursions

Set sail on a whale watching excursion and encounter the majestic marine life that calls the waters surrounding Pico Island home. Keep your eyes peeled for sightings of sperm whales, dolphins, and other cetacean species as you cruise along the island’s rugged coastline.

Relax on Ponta do Adernado Beach

Unwind on the pristine shores of Ponta do Adernado Beach, where volcanic rock formations and crystal-clear waters create a picturesque setting for sunbathing and swimming. Spend a leisurely afternoon soaking up the sun and enjoying the tranquility of this idyllic beach.

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From exhilarating outdoor adventures to cultural experiences and culinary delights, Pico Island offers something for every traveler. Let Juniper Tours be your guide to this enchanting destination, ensuring an unforgettable journey filled with exploration, discovery, and unforgettable memories.

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