Azores cycling holiday, São Miguel island

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2021: 18 Jul

Responsible tourism

As the pioneers of responsible tourism, we screen every trip so you can travel knowing your holiday will help support conservation and local people.

We subscribe to the mission statements of “Responsible Travel” organizations and invite you to take part in this mission with us. Every ride is an ecosystem that needs to be protected to be enjoyed. Nature gives us everything free – we put it at the heart of our company.

The Azores are the first archipelago in the world to achieve international certification as a Touristic sustainable destination, with a multiplicity of natural, historical and cultural resources that make it unique, and need to be protected and preserved.

Leave nothing but bike tire marks: We invite you to fully explore the nature surrounding you, and help protect it, by reducing water use in your tour, not leaving trash and residues unattended and minimize damage to the environment, wildlife and marine ecosystems. Download our app, in which you can experience all the aspects of your tour, avoiding unnecessary printing of any documents and tapping into the power of your smartphone in order to fully experience our tours. In our app, you’ll also find further pre-trip information on the social and political situation in each destination and suggestions of ways to minimize negative impacts on local cultures.

As this is a cycling holiday it is by nature a low carbon holiday.

The Impacts of this Trip

As riders, we understand the blessing that is exploring the great outdoors and being in touch with nature. We feel that we, who explore the world’s trails and backroads, have a greater sense of communion with nature, local cultures and people we encounter along the way. And as a company, we are also aware that we must give back to nature and local communities to keep this relation sustainable so that we can fully enjoy it.

On our tours, you’ll always be accompanied by local guides, as we understand this enhances the experience and adds to the authenticity of your visit.

We also choose local suppliers, accommodations and restaurants – such as “A Tasca”, “Mané Cigano”, “Alcides”, “Cervejaria Melo Abreu”, “São Pedro” or “São Nicolau”, to name a few - that employ locally and help better transmit the feeling, gastronomy and culture of the Azores, namely the island of São Miguel, where you will be travelling. We also invite you to support these local communities and their businesses, so that they can live out their traditions, cultures, and immaterial patrimony for many years to come.


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