What to do and see in Lajes do Pico, Azores: The Best Things to do

May 22, 2022 Concepcion Newsome

Lajes do Pico (Portuguese pronunciation: [ˈlaʒɨʒ ðu ˈpiku]) is a municipality in the southern part of the Azores. The municipality is located is on the southern part of the Pico Island. The population in 2011 was 4,711, in an area of 155.31 km². It is bordered by Madalena to the west and by São Roque do Pico to the north.
Restaurants in Lajes do Pico

1. Espaco Talassa

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5.0 based on 412 reviews

Espaco Talassa

Espaço Talassa the original dolphins and Whale Watching in the Azores. Since 1989, we always have in mind that Homo sapiens dream could be cetacean nightmare

2. atiPICO

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atiPICO

Climb Pico Mountain, the highest point of Portugal, in two different ways: during the day and during the night to see the sunrise. Activities with certified guide who will make you know about geological diversity, fauna and flora of this natural reserve, as well as other specificities about the island and the Azores... feel free to ask :)

3. Epico

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Epico

Épico offers tailor-made experiences to discover Pico island in an epic way! If you like adventure, we invite you to climb to highest point of Portugal with our certified guides. We also offer walking trails, massages in nature, an experience between the cows, and much more! Each person is unique. Each experience also. We create activities according to your time and interests. Because epic people deserve epic moments!

4. Ponta do Admoiro

Lajes do Pico, Pico Portugal
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5.0 based on 4 reviews

Ponta do Admoiro

5. Hominis Natura

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Hominis Natura

Hominis natura is an enthusiastic young company based on the Island of Pico. We are thrilling to give you, your family and friends a once in a lifetime experience. We see life from a different angle and extend that view in our company philosophy. We deeply care for nature and good local food which is why we try to contribute to conserve the environment and develop local sustainability with our actions. We are a fusion of Azorean and Belgian culture. Together we speak English, Português, Nederlands and Français. We would love to share our knowledge and experience with you so come and join us on one of our activities.

6. Museu dos Baleeiros (Whaler’s Museum)

Rua dos Baleeiros 13, Lajes do Pico, Pico 9930-143 Portugal http://www.visitazores.com/en/the-azores/places-to-visit/museums/pico/museu-dos-baleeiros
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4.5 based on 313 reviews

Museu dos Baleeiros (Whaler’s Museum)

Reviewed By 386DerekM - Sorn, United Kingdom

Excellent small museum. Exhibits well laid out . Good information albeit sad about the whaling operation in Pico Black and White film superb

7. Vigia da Queimada

Caminho da Queimada, Lajes do Pico, Pico 9930-131 Portugal
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4.5 based on 19 reviews

Vigia da Queimada

The look-out post of Queimada, was closed in 1984. It was le last one in the Azores used for hunting. It regained its original vocation "watching the sea" in 1991 when Espaço Talassa renovated it for a pacific use 2Whale watching". It cover some 50 miles from the east to the west and 20 miles from the north to the south on a 200 degree radius. The look-out post of Queimada is the only one in the archipelago that has 2 levels, what is for dolphin and whale fanatics an ideal tool. Visitors, mainly students or scientists who are interested in watching animals in their natural environment use the first level from May to October. They are assisted by experienced lookouts posted in the second level.

8. Poca das Mujas

Lajes do Pico, Pico 9930-000 Portugal http://www.allaboutportugal.pt/pt/lajes-do-pico/praias/zona-balnear-da-poca-das-mujas
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4.5 based on 4 reviews

Poca das Mujas

9. Parque Florestal de Sao Joao

Estrada Regional N0 1-2a 1 2a, Lajes do Pico, Pico 9930-171 Portugal http://drrf-srrn.azores.gov.pt/areas/reservas-recreio/Paginas/RFR_Misterios_SJ_en.aspx
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4.5 based on 32 reviews

Parque Florestal de Sao Joao

10. Fort of Santa Catarina

Caminho de Cima da Rocha, Lajes do Pico, Pico 9930-122 Portugal
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Fort of Santa Catarina

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