Fajã da Caldeira do Santo Cristo

Terceira

Serreta

Trail Information
Category - Circular
Difficulty - Medium
Extension - 6.8 km
Time average - 2h30
Trail Info

The small circular route of Serreta thrives in the Natural Park of Terceira, in the area of the Natural Reserve of Serra de Santa Bárbara and Mistérios Negros and in the Protected Area for the Habitats management or Species of the Central Plateau and Northwest Coast.

Baías da Agualva

Trail Information
Category - Linear
Difficulty - Easy
Extension - 3.8 km
Time average - 2h00
Trail Info

This trail is partially integrated in protected area for habitat or species management of Costa das Quatro Ribeiras of Terceira’s Natural Park, also classified as Special Area of Preservation in the context of Natura 2000. This route, along the North coast of the island, connects the villages of Agualva to Quatro Ribeiras.

Mistérios Negros

Trail Information
Category - Circular
Difficulty - Hard
Extension - 4.9 km
Time average - 2h30m
Trail Info

The trail of Mistérios Negros thrives in the Natural Reserve of Serra de Santa Bárbara and Mistérios Negros of Natural Park of Terceira, also included in the Special Area of Preservation of Serra de Santa Bábara and Pico Alto of Natura 2000 and in the geosite Caldeira de Santa Bárbara and Mistérios Negros.

Terceira

NATURE

The Purple Island

GEOGRAPHY

The second most inhabited island of the Azores, with 56,437 inhabitants (2011 data), the Terceira island has 401.9 sq. Km, with 30.1 km long and 17.6 km at its maximum width. It is the eastern island of the five that form the central group and is the nearest one of São Jorge island, 37.9 km away. The highest point of the island, at 1,021 m altitude, is located in the Serra de Santa Bárbara, at 38°43’47’’ latitude north and 27°19’11’’ longitude west.

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