Please see the below opportunities available to conference participants:

 

Conference Dinner: 28th July
Casino Terra Nostra (in front of Terra Nostra Hotel)

Menu:

  • Starters  – Fresh cheese and “ Bolo Lêvedo “
  • “Cozido das Caldeiras  “ – Typical Furnas meat stew or Vegetarian Dish
  • Dessert: Fresh Azorean Pineapple OR Sweet Rice “Arroz doce”
  • Drinks: coffee and tea, Mineral water, soft drinks, beer or red/white wine (Hotel Selection) e digestivo regional

Price per person:  35,00 €

 


SOCIAL PROGRAM, 28th July
For enquiries and reservations, contact Abreu travel agency before the 26th June
dmcportugal.azores@abreu.pt

1. Whale Watching & Ribeira Grande

In the route of the great cetaceans and playful dolphins, our half-day tours are an opportunity to meet and admire the Azores marine mammals in their natural habitat. Using the technique of lookouts placed strategically on the South coast of the island, our boats depart to meet these unique animals, on a trip which is a mixture of fun, adventure, discovery and scientific knowledge. In a few hours, we offer you an unforgettable experience!

Schedules and meeting points:

13:00 – Picos de Aventura, P. Delgada (Briefing)

13:15 – Whale watching

16:00 – Arrival in Ribeira Quente harbour and transportation to Furnas Valley (for the conference dinner).

16:30-18:30 – Visit to Terra Nostra Garden

Price per person: 70,00€

Prices are for a minimum of 20 people

The Transportation from Furnas to Ponta Delgada after the dinner is not included in the final price.


2.  Furnas e Parque Terra Nostra

The tour follows into the Furnas Valley, where the visitors will learn and experience the way in which the inhabitants of this region live with a dormant volcano. We will visit the calderas area next to Lagoa das Furnas, where we can take a closer look at secondary volcanism phenomena. There’s still time to visit the Terra Nostra Park, possibly the best example of the romantic 18th century gardens in the Azores. Here, in addition to walking through paths surrounded by vegetation from around the world, there’s time to enjoy a thermal bath in the outside pool. We will return to Ponta Delgada by the North Coast and stop at Pico do Ferro viewpoint, a viewpoint with superb views of and Lagoa das Furnas

14:00 – Meeting at the hotel reception

14:45 – Arrival in Furnas Lake and start of the walking tour

16:00 – End of the walking tour

16:30 – Visit to Terra Nostra Garden

17:30 – End of the day and return to Furnas Valley

17:30-18:30 – Visit to Terra Nostra Garden

Price per person:  29,00€

The Transportation from Furnas to Ponta Delgada after the dinner is not included in the final price.

Prices for a minimum of 20 people

 


3. Lagoa do Fogo, Gorreana & Terra Nostra

This Afternoon will have a fantastic half day Tours. We will visit The “Lagoa do Fogo” that is set on a former volcanic crater, and is one of the most tranquil and emblematic places in the Island.

Visit the Gorreana tea plantation’s factory, unique in Europe.

By the Furnas Lake with its steam and boiling waters, one can witness, subject to availability, the famous “cozido”, a local stew made of assorted meats and vegetables, coming out of the hot holes where it cooks for six hours.

Visit to the Terra Nostra botanical garden and springs.

14:00 – Meeting at the hotel reception

16:30 – Visit to Lagoa do Fogo and Furnas.

18:00-18:30 – Visit to Terra Nostra Garden

Price per person:  27,00€

Prices for a minimum of 20 people

The Transportation from Furnas to Ponta Delgada after the dinner is not included in the final price.

 

For enquiries and reservations, contact Abreu travel agency before the 26th June
dmcportugal.azores@abreu.pt