Mountain biking excursions in Sao Miguel

Sao MiguelPortugal

Why we love it

  • Different routes to follow regarding your mountain biking experience

  • Get one with nature while having fun on the mountain bike

  • Local and experienced guides to show you around Sao Miguel island

Activity Snapshot

Sport level : Beginner
Fitness level : Everybody welcome, Occasional
Duration :from 1/2 day to full day
Languages :
EnglishPortuguese

Opening seasons:

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Activity Description

Explore the island of São Miguel on a mountain bike! It is, undoubtedly, an invitation to discover the secret paths and routes that develop around the majestic lakes, the green mountains and the vast valleys. Unique landscapes await for you with this guided mountain biking experience in Sao Miguel 

All of the tours are designed specifically to combine pleasure and fun with the best sightseeing around the island. Whether a beginner or an experienced mountain biker, you will find the right route to treat yourself an adventure. Discover the nature of Sao Miguel and experience a unique mountain biking adventure in the Azores.

The bicycles: Scott Reflex model, very versatile and flexible, adaptable to off road tracks or city cycling. Total capacity: 20 passengers

Offers

  • Half day: Furnas

    Key details

    Meeting point: Picos de Aventura, Avenida Dom João III, 9500-771 Ponta Delgada, Portugal (view location on map)
    Sport level: Beginner
    Fitness level: Everybody welcome
    Max people: 20
    Minimum Age: 8

    Offer Description

    - This circuit of low to medium level takes place essentially in the area of Lagoa das Furnas calderas.

    - It is a circuit intended for people who wanna know better the Caldera where you can find the lagoa das Furnas.

    - The route is circular, covering the dirt road that surrounds the lake.

    - The highest point of this walk is located in Pico dos Milhos, in the middle of the circuit.

    - The descent is by secondary paths that lead to the village, where you can observe the  volcano.

    - The trail is in good condition, and the climbs are easy. 

    Itinerary

    09:00 or 13:30 - Picos de Aventura

    09:45 or 14:15 - Beginning of the tour at Lagoa das Furnas calderas

    11:45 or 16:15 - End of the tour

    12:30 or 17:00 - Arrival at Ponta Delgada and end of activity

    Do not forget to bring

    • Proper footwear
    • Water
    • Snack
    • Sunscreen
    • Jacket
    • Proper clothing
    • Backpack
    Included
    • included Transport
    • included Mountain Bike Helmet
    • included Mountain bike
    • included Quick repair kit
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  • Full day: Furnas

    Key details

    Meeting point: Picos de Aventura, Avenida Dom João III, 9500-771 Ponta Delgada, Portugal (view location on map)
    Sport level: Beginner
    Fitness level: Everybody welcome
    Max people: 20
    Minimum Age: 8

    Offer Description

    - This circular route beggins and ends in Furnas valley.

    - It first goes trough the main streets of the village, towards the area of the lake where one can see where the locals cook cook the famous "cozido das Furnas".

    - It continues by the dirt road that encircles the lake and the secondary rural road that lead back to the parish.

    - The return to the starting point is done through various rural roads and the area of ​​iron water springs.

    - The terrain is mostly of easy progression, on paths with good condition.

    - This circuit has some climbs with some slope.

    - On the return to Ponta Delgada is included a stop in Gorreana tea factory. 

    Itinerary

    09:00 - Picos de Aventura office

    10:00 - Start of the tour in Furnas village

    12:00 - Stop for pick nick lunch

    13:30 - End of the tour

    14:30 - Visit to Gorreana tea factory

    16:00 – Arrival at Ponta Delgada and end of activity

    Do not forget to bring

    • Proper footwear
    • Water
    • Snack
    • Sunscreen
    • Jacket
    • Proper clothing
    • Backpack
    Included
    • included Transport
    • included Picnic lunch
    • included Mountain Bike Helmet
    • included Mountain bike
    • included Quick repair kit
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  • Half day: Sete Cidades

    Key details

    Meeting point: Picos de Aventura, Avenida Dom João III, 9500-771 Ponta Delgada, Portugal (view location on map)
    Sport level: Beginner
    Fitness level: Everybody welcome
    Max people: 20
    Minimum Age: 8

    Offer Description

    - The tour is developed within the caldera of Sete Cidades volcanic complex, mostly on flat ground with low technical difficulty.

    - It's a circular route , that starts and ends at the bridge that crosses the lake.

    - It's the ideal activity for those looking for a contemplative playful nature tour, with the possibility of meeting in a closer way the valley of Sete Cidades and the lake which gives name and beautify this area of São Miguel island.

    Itinerary

    09:00 or 13:30 - Picos de Aventura

    09:45 or 14:15 - Beginning of the tour at Sete Cidades bridge

    11:45 or 16:15 - End of the tour

    12:30 or 17:00 - Arrival at Ponta Delgada and end of activity

    Do not forget to bring

    • Proper footwear
    • Water
    • Snack
    • Sunscreen
    • Jacket
    • Proper clothing
    • Backpack
    Included
    • included Transport
    • included Mountain Bike Helmet
    • included Mountain bike
    • included Quick repair kit
    Hide details
  • Full day: Sete Cidades

    Key details

    Meeting point: Picos de Aventura, Avenida Dom João III, 9500-771 Ponta Delgada, Portugal (view location on map)
    Sport level: Beginner
    Fitness level: Occasional
    Max people: 20
    Minimum Age: 8

    Offer Description

    - This tour takes place in the entire area surrounding the Valley of Sete Cidades, including the unpaved road that runs along the top of the volcanic Caldera, as well as the paths that surround the lake Sete Cidades and the parish with the same name.

    - It's a circular route , starting and ending next to Lagoa do Canário. The terrain is mostly of easy progression, while it requires at some point a low to medium technical level.

    - This activity is for people seeking to explore in a more adventurous way all the area of Sete Cidades. 

    - Breathtaking landscapes

    Itinerary

    09:00 - Picos de Aventura office

    10:00 - Start of the tour in Furnas village

    12:00 - Stop for pick nick lunch

    13:30 - End of the tour

    14:30 - Visit to Gorreana tea factory

    16:00 – Arrival at Ponta Delgada and end of activity

    Do not forget to bring

    • Proper footwear
    • Water
    • Snack
    • Sunscreen
    • Jacket
    • Proper clothing
    • Backpack
    Included
    • included Transport
    • included Picnic lunch
    • included Mountain Bike Helmet
    • included Mountain bike
    • included Quick repair kit
    Hide details

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