Around the Mountain – MTB tour

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This challenging bike tour is for experienced bikers. By MTB you discover the natural park of Santá Barbara Mountain, the highest point of the island. After a  slope you enjoy the view and the long downhill that follows. This is a fun and interesting bike route and you will see the most important geological locations of Terceira. You visit a volcano, lava tunnel and smell the sulphur leaving the earth in the field of fumaroles.
Very interesting and divers ride.

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  • Vacation Style Holiday Type
    • Activity Level Tough
    • Group Size Small Group
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    All about the Around the Mountain – MTB tour.

    Bike tour

    A interesting bicycle tour, sometimes fast, sometimes more technical. It is suitable for experienced riders who want to discover the one of the geoparks of the center of Terceira.

    It is a full day activity and we provide a picnic lunch for you. On our way back we visit a lava tunnel (Christmas Cave) and a small volcano. When the sun sets you will ride over one of the most beautiful roads of the island to to ease out the day.

    • For experienced bikers
    • Full day activity with lunch
    • MTB Geological ride
    • Visit the Natural Park Interpretation Center and the ‘Christmas cave’


    Distance: 27,3 km – 17 miles
    Total Time: full day
    Level: High



    € 70,- per person in a small group (1 – 3 people)

    € 60,- per person in a small group (4 – 5 people)


    This tour is operated by ComunicAir, alvará 06/2011/RAA


    The tour package inclusions and exclusions at a glance
    What is included in this tour?Items that are included in the cost of tour price.

    This tour comes with

    • Guide
    • Insurance
    • Snack
    • Bicycle
    • Helmet
    • Transfer (possible with supplement depending on your location)
    What is not included in this tour?Items that are not included in the cost of tour price.

    Entrance of the lava tunnels in the ‘Christmas Cave’ and the Volcanic Pit ‘Algar do Carvão’.

    Combi ticket: € 9,- per person.