Pico Island


Pico Island is the sec­ond largest island of the Azores with a sur­face of 278 square miles. It is also home to the high­est moun­tain in Por­tu­gal, which reach­es an alti­tude of 7713 feet and was recent­ly nom­i­nat­ed one of the 7 Nat­ur­al Won­ders of Por­tu­gal. Our island has the longest lava tube in the coun­try. Pico is also famous for its vine­yards, clas­si­fied as a World Her­itage Site by UNESCO. Pico’s air­port is locat­ed 10 min­utes from Madale­na. Viven­da Oliveira is in Madale­na Vil­lage, 
across the sea from Faial Island. There is a fer­ry between Madale­na and Hor­ta, Faial, at least four times a day, a 30-minute trip. There is also a fer­ry to Velas,
on the island of São Jorge. It is a 40-minute trip between São Roque and São Jorge.