The Azores | Wine & Gin O'Clock
The experience of a lifetime awaits on the biggest island of the Azores archipelago! It's Gin & Tonic time!
Why we love this deal:
- Included in this deal is a Gin Masterclass: Your tasting takes you through gins created or inspired by the Azores as you learn about the rich history of gin and its modern renaissance. You will try 3 gin and tonics with selected tonics and garnishes matched for each. Light snacks will also be served during the tasting.
- Also included is a Ponta Delgada Food & Wine Tour: In this 3h evening walking tour, you will experience some of Ponta Delgada’s best eateries to sample Azorean wines and other alcoholic beverages paired with delicious foods. Through sips and tales, this tour explores the local traditions and drinking culture: from the historical Pico wines to locally produced beer, introducing great dining locations, funny stories, and much more.
- Breakfast may be included during your stay, depending on the selected accommodation.
About the Destination:
Often referred to as Europe's “Best Kept Secret”, the Azores have become an increasingly popular destination with year-round appeal for travelers. Just five hours from Toronto, the Azores are now easier to access and explore than ever before. São Miguel Island is a beautiful green jewel in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean. With stunning lush landscapes, exotic plants, dormant volcanoes, hot springs, and surrounded by clean waters, São Miguel is the perfect vacation destination for adventure seekers and those looking for an off-the-beaten-path European destination.
Fans of adventure sports will enjoy kayaking and stand-up paddle-boarding in the beautiful lakes or ocean, surfing the Atlantic waves, or canyoning down the gorgeous waterfalls around the island. Go hiking and explore the island's wonders on foot with the mighty Atlantic as the background. Discover hidden beaches and marvel at the many waterfalls around the island. If this isn't tantalizing enough, think about seeing Earth breathing through fumaroles and mud pots, and then enjoying a relaxing evening soak in a natural hot spring while gazing at the stars.
Enjoy the island's quaint fishing villages, seaside restaurants, and delicious seafood. Taste a superb meal cooked underground, known as cozido, and sample the locally grown sweet pineapple. There are numerous vacation activities to be enjoyed on the island, so take advantage of this great vacation package and come have an amazing adventure!
Check out our Azores Travel Guide for more information and tips.