Walking in Terceira Island


Terceira Island has three pedestrian trails: the Serreta Trail, the Mistérios Negros Trail and the Monte Brasil Trail.

» The Serreta Trail – begins and ends in the Freguesia da Serreta and goes through a narrowing trail, filled with several varieties of local flora. On this trail, you can see a small lake- the Lagoinha, as well as a beautiful stream- the Ribeira do Além.

» Mistérios Negros Trail – the trail starts and finishes near the Gruta do Natal, close to the Lagoa do Negro. The pedestrian trail passes through bushes of cryptomeria (Japanese cedar) and heather, among other local vegetation. You will also be able to see the Lagoinha do Vale Fundo and the crater of Pico do Gaspar;

» Monte do Brasil Trail – this trail is offers an incomparable sight of the city and of the bay of Angra do Heroísmo.

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