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This is a car ascent of the highest point on Terciera. You pass through farmlands and Cedar forests... read more

Reviewed June 2, 2018
Wallingford, Vermont
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Breathtaking!!! Absolutely worth it and really gives yo the feeling of the island. One of our... read more

Reviewed May 9, 2018
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Reviewed June 2, 2018

This is a car ascent of the highest point on Terciera. You pass through farmlands and Cedar forests on the way up. The top is very windy, but on a clear day is an excellent viewpoint.

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Reviewed May 9, 2018

Breathtaking!!! Absolutely worth it and really gives yo the feeling of the island. One of our favorite trips.

Thank Sara B
Reviewed May 8, 2018

The Serra de Santa Barbara lookout has the best view in all the Terceira Island. You can see some of the other islands if the weather is good.

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Reviewed April 17, 2018

From this high point you can see why the island is referred to as the patchwork island. The volcanic rocks have been placed as to make smaller grazing fields for the cows. They all have 2 open ends where the farmers put up temporary gates....More

1  Thank Theresa M
Reviewed February 27, 2018

The view from this point is amazing!! If you are here make sure this is one of your stops. Definitely worth the drive!

Thank waterlover19
Reviewed February 25, 2018

We stopped by this Center on a rainy morning and were in for a magnificent surprise. Filipe Costa, the interpretation guide, spent 2 1/4 hours with us, he was so knowledgeable about everything, geology, botany and even history. It helped that no one else was...More

1  Thank ronniesue45
Reviewed February 14, 2018

Wonderful views on a clear day! Breathtaking!!! Be sure you can see the summit before making the trip up or you will be disappointed. It’s chilly and windy up top so take a windbreaker!

Thank Susan C
Reviewed January 8, 2018 via mobile

We did the long hike from the sign that says Trilho Turistico in Santa Barbara. It was long and challenging especially because we were only in flip flop sandals. I recommend wearing proper hiking footwear or at least sneakers. The forest canopy as you ascend...More

3  Thank Gavin F
Reviewed January 7, 2018

You can drive up to the top of Santa Barbara, but if it is a foggy or cloudy day when you can't see the summit from below, don't go. The road is steep and windy. On Christmas Day, we were luck to have perfect clear...More

Thank FlaviaFlav
Reviewed December 30, 2017

We went here and many other places with Gui, our fun and informative tour guide. He owns Tourist Activities and is an absolute gem. This was a gorgeous place to see.

Thank beth190
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