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This was SO hard to find! 😡 Well worth the effort! You can drive and park at the base of the steps to the top. Fantastic views!! We viewed the sea spray from Biscoitos and on up toward the west coast on a clear day....More
Took another unplanned detour and climbed the 135 large steps or so to the top of this in a blasting wind. Loved it. We were the only ones there. Well except the horse but he was penned in down below as we climbed up to...More
Pico Matias, just east of the town of Altares, is a wonderful place to view the coastal pastoral terrain of Terceira from a high elevation. You access Pico Matias via the narrow Pico do Canada (Pico Street), which is a sharp turn off the main...More
Fairly easy hike that is 100% worth the effort!!!! The view is unbelievable!! You feel so close to nature and at peace with yourself in this spot. If it wasn't so close to sunset, this would be the PERFECT spot to bring a book or...More
Pico Matias Simão is a wonderful lookout point and landmark.Interestingly, the blue, tiled sign on the corner of the building just past Raminhos, Terceira, says ‘Pico do Canada’. In Portuguese, the word 'Canada' translates as ‘Street’. Turning down this old narrow road at the sign,...More