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Sete Cidades and Lagoa do Fogo Full-Day Tour with Lunch

Sete Cidades and Lagoa do Fogo Full-Day Tour with Lunch

From £54.41 per person

Visit a volcanic crater on a full-day tour from Ponta Delgada. See the blue-green lakes of the Sete Cidades caldera and then transfer to the mountains of Lagoa do Fogo in the central Azores. Enjoy a typical Azorean lunch in Lagoa city and more.

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Duration 8 hours
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Pickup included
Pickup from your hotel, accommodation, or cruise terminal in Ponta Delgada.


  • See the twin lakes of the Sete Cidades volcanic crater of São Miguel Island
  • Stop for typical Azorean food in a local restaurant
  • Drive along the scenic road of the Pico do Carvão mountain
  • Marvel at the unique flora of the Azores
  • Enjoy panoramic lake views
Full description
Explore the volcanic landscape of the Sete Cidades, and the mountain scenery of the Lagoa do Fogo on a full-day sightseeing tour from Punta Delgada. Following a pick-up from your hotel, drive along a scenic road to the Vista do Rei viewpoint. Enjoy panoramic views of the blue and green waters of the two lakes in the crater of the Sete Cidades. Then, continue to different viewpoints before getting close to the banks of the twin lakes. Go to the Mata do Canário, and marvel at the unique flora of the natural park. Drive along the Pico do Carvão road past numerous small lakes, including the “Empadas Lakes.” Get multiple perspectives of the north and south shores of the island of São Miguel. Break for a lunch of typical Azorean food in a local restaurant in the city of Lagoa. Next, explore the city of Ribeira Grande with its unique historic center that dates from the 17th to 19th centuries. Ascend the Pico da Barrosa mountain at the end of your tour and discover the protected natural landscape of the Lagoa do Fogo (Fire Lake). Marvel at the thermal pools, waterfalls and different types of endangered plants of the area, before your return transfer to Ponta Delgada and a drop off at your hotel.
  • Typical lunch and drinks
  • Hotel and cruise terminal pickup & drop-off within Ponta Delgada
  • Certified tour guide
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Entrance Fee to Natural Park Caldeira Velha Geothermal Swimming Pools
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
  • All required protective equipment is provided

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What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Camera
  • Sun hat

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  • Tips are not included in the cost of this tour and are optional
  •  All reservations are confirmed automatically
Customer reviews

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4.9 /5

based on 166 reviews

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Tuvimos una muy buena experiencia en este Tour, especialmente gracias a Hugo y su entusiasmo y conocimiento. Aprendimos mucho de la isla, conocimos lugares maravillosos y Hugo estuvo siempre atento y dispuesto a que tengamos la mejor experiencia posible! Definitivamente lo volvería a repetir y lo recomiendo mucho! Pd: Para quienes hablan Español, es una muy buena opción dado el perfecto inglés de Hugo

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7 January 2022

The guide Hugo showed us incredible landscapes, was very attentive in case we had any questions and was happy to answer us. We went to eat at a local food restaurant, they offered us a tray with grilled tuna with garnish and a tray of tenderloin in sauce, very good.

24 September 2021

The tour was amazing!!! Nouno is an excellent guide, he took us around for a longer time than expected, he explained everything and was very pleasant and friendly! He drove us to many lakes, many “secret” places, across the coastline, we saw volcanic water and we also visited the tea factory! The lunch he offered was also very nice! I would highly recommend!!!! I believe the tour couldn’t have been better!

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23 July 2019

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