Local activities

With his 447 km2 of varied landscapes, Pico gives you a wide choice of cultural, sporting and Nature activity starting from the shore to end to the top of the volcano.

From O Zimbreiro, you can reach 2 different trails.

The first one brings you to the Catelete, where you’ll enjoy a panoramic sight on Piedade and the ocean. The second trail is the PR3 – Ponta da Ilha, a long walk who’ll make you cross different parts of the village and along the coast through old fisherman trails to end to the Eastern lighthouse of the island (lighthouse visits once a week).

Whales watching and swim with dolphins.
Birds watching.
Trekking along the coast and on the mountain (good shoes required)
Climbing the Pico mountain (2351m)
Big game and coast fishing

Scuba diving and spearfishing
Gruta das Torres visit.
Interpretation Centre of the Vineyard Culture of Pico Island.

Useful links

Tourist office

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O Zimbreiro