Post-conference Field Trips

Immediately after the 14th European Geoparks Conference, a set of 4 (four) post-conference field trips (PCFT) is organized to all the Azorean islands, offering to our guests and visitors the chance to meet and enjoy the wonders of the Azores Geopark and get involved in new experiences and sensations. Since a limited number of places is offered, those who wish to participate should select and pay in due time one of the PCFT envisaged:

PCFT 1 - S. Miguel & S. Maria islands

“…the geologic birthing of Azores”

This 3 days tour (10th to 12th September) is open to a maximum of 50 vacancies on a “first registration basis” and includes one full-day in S. Maria island (by plane).

Flights associated with this PCFT are indicated below:

10/Sep/2017 – all day in S. Miguel Island

Departure Date Carrier Flight Nr. Itinerary Departure Time Arrival Time
11/Sep/2017SATA Air Açores (SP)101P. Delgada-S.Maria06h3007h00
11/Sep/2017SATA Air Açores (SP)106S.Maria-P.Delgada19h4020h05
12/Sep/2017Azores Airlines (S4)126P. Delgada-Lisbon17h5521h05

More information coming soon!

PCFT 2 - Terceira & Graciosa islands

“…a whole world of lava and heritage”

This 3 days tour (10th to 12th September) is open to a maximum of 50 vacancies on a “first registration basis” and includes one full-day in Graciosa island (by plane).

Flights associated with this PCFT are indicated below:

Departure Date Carrier Flight Nr. Itinerary Departure Time Arrival Time
10/Sep/2017SATA Air Açores (SP)450P. Delgada-Terceira07h4008h20
10/Sep/2017SATA Air Açores (SP)540P. Delgada-Terceira08h3009h10
11/Sep/2017SATA Air Açores (SP)450Terceira-Graciosa08h4509h15
11/Sep/2017SATA Air Açores (SP)459Graciosa-Terceira17h1517h45
12/Sep/2017Azores Airlines (S4)136Terceira-Lisbon21h2500h40

More information coming soon!

PCFT 3 - Faial, S. Jorge & Pico islands

“…from majestic volcanoes to great people”

This 4 days tour (10th to 13th September) is open to a maximum of 50 vacancies on a “first registration basis” and includes boat trips between the islands of Faial, S. Jorge and Pico.

Flights associated with this PCFT are indicated below:

Departure Date Carrier Flight Nr. Itinerary Departure Time Arrival Time
10/Sep/2017SATA Air Açores (SP)442P. Delgada-Horta10h0011h00
13/Sep/2017Azores Airlines (S4)142Pico-Lisbon17h3521h05
More information coming soon!

PCFT 4 - Flores & Corvo islands

“…islands of fire and water”

This 3 days tour (10th to 12th September) is open to a maximum of 50 vacancies on a “first registration basis” and includes one full-day in Corvo island (by boat).

Flights associated with this PCFT are indicated below:

Departure Date Carrier Flight Nr. Itinerary Departure Time Arrival Time
10/Sep/2017SATA Air Açores (SP)500P. Delgada-Flores08h4510h00
12/Sep/2017SATA Air Açores (SP)545Flores-Terceira17h1518h20
12/Sep/2017Azores Airlines (S4)136Terceira-Lisbon21h2500h40

More information coming soon!

Additional Information:

• Registration and all issues related with the PCFT’s to deal directly with the EGNAZORES2017 Travel Agency Partner.

• A minimum of registrations is mandatory to allow each of the PCFT to occur.

• Even those field trips take place in late Summer, each participant should bring the adequate shoes or boots, rain and mild-warm clothes, as weather can change quite often and sometimes high elevation viewpoints are to be visited.

• PCFT 3 and PCFT 4 includes boat trips; those with seasickness issues should take that in consideration when register.

• Insurance and liabilities advertisement: neither the EGNAZORES2017 Conference organization, nor the excursion leaders or their affiliations, shall assume any liability for possible accidents or any loss incurring the participants of the fieldtrips.

• The program indicated is provisional and may change.

VERY IMPORTANT:


Each PCFT includes an AZORES AIRLINES flight from Azores to Lisbon on September 12th (on Sep. 13th for PCFT3) – see the flights timetable above.
Thus, if you register for a PCFT be aware that you only need to book one way flight to Ponta Delgada city, the site of the EGNAZORES2017 Conference.