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All about wine

Van Tours

Pico island Réserver
Small groups
Lunch included
Three different wine tastings
85 par adulte

All about wine

Pico Wine Culture – Full day

Pico island

Wine is the nectar of the gods, and the island of Pico a parcel fallen from Olympus.

The pounding landscape of the vineyards resulted from decades of hard, endless work, but its mighty image also furrowed the hills with a magnificent digital printing.

Associated to it, the wine cellars appear, places of peace and delight concealed in the coolness of the shades and recesses where the casks rest. Under impressive dragon trees, the most notorious of the cellars arises – the wine museum.

  • Difficulté Facile
  • Langues Anglais, Portugais
  • Tour starts Madalena
  • Saison Toute l'année
  • Durée 8H
  • Comprend

    • Certified guide
    • Visit of the wine laboratory or wine museum
    • 3 different wine tastings
    • Lunch in a local restaurant
    • Assurances (accidents corporels et responsabilité civile)


    Ready to deeply understand the culture of Pico vineyards?

    There are hidden places that only our certified local guides can take you to.

    Follow us on this full-day tasty trip and enjoy the intense Azorean Nectar of the Gods.

    If you like wine and are curious to know why the wine culture of Pico is so special, that even its landscape has been classified as a UNESCO Heritage Site, then grab this experience that is « all about wine ».

    • Madalena

      – After the pick up in Madalena, we will start with a walk through the vineyards of Criação Velha.

    • Criação Velha

      – There, you will, not only witness the special characteristics and beauty of Pico’s wine landscape. But also understand how much work is involved to create it.

      – Let’s discover one of these places and taste the local table wine next to the ocean.

    • Regional wine laboratory

      – We will then visit the regional wine laboratory. There, it is possible to analyse the wine’s physical and chemical composition.

      – We will also have the opportunity to have a professional wine tasting with their winemaking engineer. This step of our trip is dependent on the laboratory’s availability.

      – But don’t worry, if there is no possibility to visit it, we alternatively might pay a visit to the beautiful wine museum and its impressive garden of dragon trees.

    • Lunch at a Local Restaurant

      – Experience some of the most delicious traditional dishes the Azores has to offer. We will have lunch at one of the local restaurants on the island.

    • São Roque

      – Then, we will go to São Roque on the North Coast.

      – There, we will get to know one of the many natural pools, very appreciated by the local community.

    • Wine tasting

      – We will end the tour in the best possible way in an adega of a local producer. There, we can taste the finest wines from Pico. It is the famous « liquorous » white wine, a very strong wine, that once brought great economic success to the island.

      – Depending on the availability of the cellars, we will go to Czar or Buraca cellars.

    Point de départ

    Rua Conselheiro Terra Pinheiro, nº3, 9950-329 Madalena (Hotel Caravelas) | Free pick up in Madalena municipality (select this option during the checkout process). Our staff will contact you on the day before the tour takes place.

    Heure de départ

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    Point de Retour

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    Ce qu'il faut apporter?

    • Comfortable light clothes
    • Hiking boots or shoes
    • Sweater, raincoat
    • Sunscreen, hat and backpack
    • Water and snacks

    Informations importantes

    • Please book this tour at least 24/48h prior to the preferred date to adapt to the availability of the adega (wine cellar) and wine laboratory
    • If you have any food restriction, please inform us at least 48h before the tour

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    Can I take my camera with me during this activity?

    Yes, but be aware that your material will be under your responsability.

    Et si le temps n’est pas au rendez-vous ?

    Si la météo ne permet pas de faire cette activité en toute sécurité, nous l’annulerons et proposerons une autre date.

    Puis-je annuler ma réservation de visite et obtenir un remboursement complet?

    Oui, vous pouvez consulter nos politiques d’annulation et de remboursement détaillées par visite sur chaque page de visite, dans la section « Bon à savoir »

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