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The Azores and Portugal in general are also considered a popular destination in 2021. The island of Terceira is the 3rd largest island of the archipelago. Thanks to its convenient size, it is perfect to be discovered with a hired car. How do I get to the island of Terceira? The island of Terceira is well connected to the Portuguese mainland by the airport of Lajes. Land at the well arranged airport and pick up your hired car directly after arrival. Here, national and international providers are at your disposal around the year. Benefit from multilingual staff and flexible pick-up times.
There is much to discover on the Azores island of Terceira. With 110 kilometers of coastline, it is perfect for a fascinating road trip. Thanks to its length of 29 kilometers and width of 17.5 kilometers, the island is ideal to be explored completely during a holiday. The Azores in general are still considered an insider tip. The most visited islands of the archipelago are definitely Pico and Faial, but Terceira is at least as beautiful. What are the temperatures in the Azores? The weather on the Azores is stable all year round with temperatures between 21 and 25 degrees. Thus, Terceira is suitable as a year-round destination. Explore all the highlights of Terceira Island best with a cheap hired car from Lajes Airport.
The name "Terceira" came from the fact that the island was discovered as the third among the Azores.
Explore the island capital Angra do Heroísmo
On a Terceira trip you should definitely visit the island's capital Angra do Heroísmo. The city's port was the gateway for Europe to spices from all over the world. The alleys of the city will take you back to a mystical time. The city's distinctive architectural style led to its designation as a UNESCO World Heritage City. The fascinating architecture of the city includes churches, palaces but above all the famous chapels of the island.
Special chapels to discover on Terceira:
|Chapels||Travel time from Lajes airport||Distance from Lajes airport|
|São Carlos||21 Min||22.3 Kilometers|
|Fontinha||5 Min||4.7 Kilometers|
|São Brás||8 Min||5.2 Kilometers|
|Lajes||5 Min||2.9 Kilometers|
Discover Terceira's green landscape on your own
Due to the year-round pleasant climate on Terceira, but also the Azores in general, the island is ideal for hiking adventures. Besides the breathtaking history and culture, the island stands out for its green landscapes. Climate and soil provide year-round blooming landscapes. Coupled with the Atlantic Ocean, the result is a panorama to fall in love with. Also explore the crater lake Guilherme Moniz during the hike. Crater lakes are particularly famous for the Azores. On the neighboring island of Pico you will find a variety of other special crater lakes.
Drive easily to beautiful beaches on Terceira
Besides hiking, Terceira also offers a lot of activities in and around the water. Here you can go diving, sailing and windsurfing. Try your skills at fishing on the high seas. The coastline stretches over 110 kilometers and also offers one or the other beautiful place for swimming.
The best bathing places on Terceira:
Praia da Vitória beach is located just 6 minutes from Lajes airport and is considered particularly suitable for families with children.