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Private Tour to Sete Cidades and Lagoa do Fogo!

If you are looking for the best of the natural landscapes of the Azores, then this tour is ideal for you. With the help of our local guides, you will discover the secrets that the island of São Miguel hides in its natural attractions, Sete Cidades and Lagoa do Fogo.

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Sao Nicolau Church
North of Sao Miguel island
Azores Fire Lagoon

Why Travelers Choose This Experience

This tour brings together the best of the natural landscapes of the beautiful island of Sao Miguel with the unique history and culture of each region that we will have the opportunity to visit.

After picking you up in the center of Ponta Delgada, our first visit begins at the pineapple plantation, a biological plantation using greenhouses and where it will be possible to taste the regional pineapple liqueur. The itinerary will follow along the west coast of the island and we will stop at the famous Pico do Carvao viewpoint, where you can enjoy views of both parts of Sao Miguel. Afterwards, the visit will be to the Miradouro Vista do Rei, the volcanic complex of Sete Cidades where you will be able to observe the famous Blue Lagoon and Green Lagoon. When we go down a little further, it is also possible to see another lagoon, the Lagoon of Santiago. Once in the center of Sete Cidades, we will have time to visit the Church of Sao Nicolau and of course, a typical lunch at a local restaurant with traditional food from the island.

After lunch, you can enjoy the green landscapes and the calm and tranquility that they awaken in those who observe them. We will travel towards the north of the island, passing by Mosteiros until we reach the parish of Capelas.

Still in the north of the island, we will visit the historic center of the city of Ribeira Grande and also a regional store selling local liquors. On the way to Lagoa do Fogo, there is an optional stop at the Natural Monument of Caldeira Velha, where it is possible to enjoy a bath in the thermal waters that come from a waterfall. After climbing a little further, we have in front of us the famous Fire Lagoon with its breathtaking view. Upon returning to the starting point, Ponta Delgada, we will pass by Pico da Barrosa, where we will once again have a wonderful view over São Miguel.

What's included?

  • Pick up and drop off from the center of Ponta Delgada;
  • Guide in Portuguese;
  • Insurance;
  • Possibility of swimming in the hot springs;
  • Optional lunch; (Not vegetarian);

Not Included:

  • Entrance to Caldeira Velha;
  • Tickets not mentioned;
  • Lunch;
  • Hotel transportation outside the center of Ponta Delgada;
  • Personal expenses;

Itinerary

Pick up at center of Ponta Delgada

Pick up at center of Ponta Delgada

Our trip starts with the pick up of passengers in the center of Ponta Delgada.

Visit the Pineapple plantation

Visit the Pineapple plantation

Just outside Ponta Delgada, we'll visit the island's famous pineapple plantations and taste their liqueur. A stop with a lot of culture and a lot of nature in the mix!

Visit to Pico do Carvão

Visit to Pico do Carvão

We will make a quick stop at the Pico do Carvão Viewpoint to have the opportunity to observe both sides of the island.

Vista do Rei Viewpoint

Vista do Rei Viewpoint

Then, our stop will be at the Vista do Rei viewpoint, where you can see the famous Lagoa Azul and Lagoa Verde, located in Sete Cidades.

Lagoa de Santiago

Lagoa de Santiago

Visit to Lagoa de Santiago, the lowest point in the Vista do Rei crater.

Visit to Sao Nicolau Church

Visit to Sao Nicolau Church

Already in the center of Setes Cidades, we will visit the church of São Nicolau, to contemplate its beauty.

Visit to the North of the Island

Visit to the North of the Island

After a break for lunch in the center of Setes Cidades, we will continue towards the north of the island, more precisely to the parish of Capelas to contemplate the landscapes that this place offers us.

Visit to the historic center of Ribeira Grande

Visit to the historic center of Ribeira Grande

Still in the north of the island, we will visit the historic center of Ribeira Grande, where we will be able to contemplate its architecture, culture and customs of the area and even visit a local liquor store.

Caldeira Natural Monument

Caldeira Natural Monument

Next stop is optional. Here you can enjoy a relaxing bath in the waters of its waterfall while enjoying the serenity and peace of the surrounding area.

Lagoa do Fogo

Lagoa do Fogo

Near the end of our tour, it will still be possible to visit Lagoa do Fogo, one of the seven wonders of the island of Sao Miguel. Although it is not as well known, there are those who claim to be more interesting than Sete Cidades.

Passing through Pico de Barrosa

Passing through Pico de Barrosa

On the way to our starting point, Ponta Delgada, we can still admire the landscapes of the island, passing by Pico de Barrosa.

What you should take:

  • Comfortable footwear;
  • Water;
  • Sunglasses;
  • Towel and bathing suit;
  • Light coat all year round;
  • Raincoat in winter;

Deposits are non-refundable. To get a refund, you must cancel at least 48 hours before your experience start time. If you cancel less than 48 hours before the start time of the experience, the amount paid will not be refunded. Any changes made less than 48 hours before the start time of the experience will not be accepted. Cut-off times are based on the experience's local time. This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If canceled because the minimum has not been met, you will receive a different date/experience or a full refund.

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If you are looking for the best of the natural landscapes of the Azores, then this tour is ideal for you. With the help of our local guides, you will discover the secrets that the island of São Miguel hides in its natural attractions, Sete Cidades and Lagoa do Fogo.
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