Spend a week exploring Sao Miguel’s by bike (or e-bike) on our self guided cycling touring holiday.

There’s no better way to explore Sao Miguel than by bike.  Both Jake and Ian have cycle toured on Sao Miguel island and loved the combination of quiet road, luggage transfers and comfortable places to stay.

Highlights along the way include a two night stay at the Convento São Francisco in the historic town of Vila Franca do Campo, a whale and dolphin watching trip, and visits to Furnas lake and the Terra Nostra botanical gardens with their geothermally heated outdoor pool.

This year, we’re able to offer e-bikes, which definately make life easier!


Fly London to São Miguel. Transfer to hotel in Ponta Delgada (10mins). Overnight at the Hotel do Colegio
Cycle Ponta Delgada to Caloura (20km). Overnight at the Hotel Caloura for 2 nights.
Free day in Caloura.
Cycle Caloura to Vila Franca (10km). Overnight at the Convento São Francisco for 2 nights.
2½ hour whale and dolphin watching trip from Vila Franca marina.
Cycle Vila Franca to Furnas (20km). Overnight at the Terra Nostra Hotel for 2 nights.
Free day in Furnas.
Transfer to the airport (50mins) for your flight to London.

From £1540 per person

We can create a tailor-made holiday to suit your budget.

INCLUDED : accommodation on B&B sharing basis, airport and luggage transfers, bike hire, maps and route notes, flights and airport taxes (guide price only), and a pre-departure information booklet. EXCLUDED : meals (other than breakfast) and travel insurance.


You will be staying in lovely hotels all week in good locations with restaurants either in the hotels and/or nearby for your evening meals.


You will be cycling along the south coast from Ponta Delgada to Vila Franca do Campo on quiet roads and cycle ways before ascending into the interior to Furnas.


During your week, you'll be staying at 3 hotels on the south coast before moving up into the central highlands to Furnas.

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