Ride along the northern coast of São Miguel Island on a 4x4 day tour of the Nordeste region. Stop off in Ribeira Grande, Porto Formoso, and Povoação Village. Travel the Tronqueira Mountain Trail, drive to the top of Pico Bartolomeu, and eat a local lunch.
What to Expect
The Nordeste is one of the lesser-known destinations of Portugal, yet it remains one of the most beautiful areas of São Miguel Island. Spend a day exploring the area in a 4x4, traveling along the coast to Ribeira Grande and Porto Formoso, among others.
Upon arriving, there will be a stop for lunch. Then the 4x4 will climb to one of the highest peaks on the island: the Pico Bartolomeu. From here, you can see the highest mountain on the island, the Pico da Vara. After marveling at the sight, drive along the famous Tronqueira Mountain Trail to one of the oldest parts of the island, ending in Povoação Village.
- Pick-up and drop off from Ponta Delgada