|Minimum Stay||1 - 3 nights|
The wineries are located in the place of Calhau, village of Piedade, Lajes do Pico county.
The parish of Mercy was founded approximately in 1506.
Piety is a town that lives off agriculture, fishing and winemaking. We can observe the typical stalls of vines that were built with volcanic rock resulting from cleaning the fields and used to protect crops, wind.
At Piety live about 900 inhabitants and is one of the most developed villages on the island of Pico. It has two fishing harbors, a park (Matos Soutos) with extensive range flowers, stone houses that show the hard work of our ancestors.
A lighthouse is located at the tip of the island of Pico in place of Manhenha. The parish da Piedade has restaurant, cafes, a supermarket and two balconies Bank (MPG and Banif).
The cellars were places where our ancestors were the traditional wine of the island, the smell of wine.
2 double rooms, 1 sofa bed, 1 bathroom
The Cat's Cellar is a typical house of the island of Pico. The name given to this winery cat is due to the fact that it belonged to my Uncle Eduardo who had cat as your nickname.
2 double rooms, 1 sofa bed, 1 bathroom
As well as Nunes name given to another winery is due to the fact that it belonged to my great-grandfather whose name was Nunes. Hence the designation Nunes cellar. This house has the same characteristics of a typical cellar of the Island.
The Pico Island is developed around the volcano, with 2351 meters of altitude, which gives it its name. The Pico has an oblong shape - 42 km long and 15.2 wide - with a total area of 447 km2. A plateau with secondary volcanic cones ends with the sea in high cliffs while the lowest area, west is gently sloping. It is situated 28 20 'west longitude and 38 30' north latitude.
Pedestrian trail begins near the Port of Calhau (Piedade), ends at Lighthouse Manhenha and lasts a total of 3 hours. Always follows along the coast, much of the route follows an old fisherman's path in basaltic rock, popularly called cookie (pahoehoe lavas)
24 km: SLAB PEAK
The Azores are currently one of the largest sanctuaries of the world's whales. Between resident and migratory, common or rare, if one can see more than 20 different types of cetaceans in its waters. The figure is impressive and corresponds to one third of all existing species. We are in an ecosystem of unique features. With the presence of the majestic whales and friendly dolphins, the blue Atlantic becomes even more magical and blessed around these nine islands. And it brings the new times, where preservation is keyword, an old cry: "Whale in sight!".
The ascent of Peak climb to the highest point of Portugal, Pico, Pico Island, Azores, is undoubtedly an unforgettable experience, although not suitable for any physical condition, although not technically difficult. The Pico Pico volcano is located 2. 351 meters above the mean sea level, and is the primary site of the fantastic Nature Reserve of Pico Mountain, from where you have panoramas of excellence on Pico Island, the nearby Islands and the vast Atlantic Ocean.
Visitor center of Torres Torres Grotto The Grotto is open to the public since 2005 as a Visitor Centre set up by the Regional Secretariat for the Environment and the Sea and whose architecture has been awarded. The visitation format is absolutely pioneer in Portugal as it promotes the preservation of the cavity, so little has been changed in the cave, so the visitor is guided through the necessary and appropriate equipment within a volcanic cave virtually untouched and preserved. Since 2005, the Cave of Torres has been visited by over 30 thousand people, and is an example of visitation, preservation and education for natural heritage in Pico Island and the Azores.
Dog arches - a rock formation with a dog's snout configuration gave the name to this area. The sea penetrates the various tunnels made by erosion, causing interesting effects. Also in this area, a power station that works with the energy resulting from the force of the waves was built.
22 km: San Roque
• Industrial Museum - located in S. Roque do Pico, it is housed in the former whaling factory, exhibiting instruments used in transforming the whale into products such as flour and oil.
4 km: Riverfront
Earth Viewpoint High - located on the road that circles the island by the North, this viewpoint can observe the S. Island Jorge, as well as the landscape that the forest wealth of the Pico Island offers us
24 km: SLAB PEAK
Whaling Museum - situated in Lajes do Pico, keeps pieces of bone and whale tooth, as well as various instruments used in the whaling. A beautiful whaling canoe, as well as the first motor launch that was used in this activity are also part of the museum collection.
SPORT FISHING The sport fisherman can here make good catches of bream, mullet, you may see, groupers, wrasses, snappers, anchovies, barracuda, saws, etc. By boat, it is possible to catch marlin, tuna, shark, swordfish, etc., as well as some species of bottom, with the grouper or red sea bream. Seek help from specialized companies in this Guide disclose their services.
SWIMMING WITH DOLPHINS Dolphins are the children of the sea. They love to swim and dive in front of and next to the boats, which is a fantastic experience for observers. In recent years, the observation of company Pico whales included in its program the chance to swim with dolphins and watch them underwater. In total, five different species can be observed, but one can also find turtles, rays fish and manta rays.
TYPICAL DISHES / Sweets / WINE Fresh fish, good beef and good seafood, are raw material for delicious meals. The famous fish broth, sausage and crackling with yams, water meat and stewed octopus dishes are experiencing. The cheese of Pico, as a starter or dessert, accompanied by homemade bread or corn cake.
|Rental Period||Minimum Price||Additional Nights||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly||Event Price|
1 Apr 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
1 Oct 2017 - 31 Dec 2017
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night
|Fees||No additional mandatory fees|
Para clientes que façam a reserva por uma semana ou mais o preço será reduzido.