All pick-up starts between 9:00 and 9:20 am and in the afternoon, between 14:00 and 14:20 pm.
Tour shared with other participants, when justified.
*Would you like to book a Private & Exclusive Tour, alone, with family or friends, please click here.
Children under 10 years old.
Free up to 24 hours before the tour starts
Our goal is to provide to all customers, the maximum satisfaction and safety measures, currently required by the Governmental management of Health.
After pick-up at your hotel or accommodation (free service between the cities of Ponta Delgada, Lagoa and Ribeira Grande), from 9:00 until 9:20, or in the afternoon between 14:00 and 14 : 20, we start the half-day Lagoa do Fogo circuit, “Energetic Volcano”.
The first stop of our excursion will be at the Ceramics Vieira factory in Lagoa, (visit available from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm), founded in 1862 and already in the fifth generation of the same family. Here you can see the production of earthenware using traditional methods for over 150 years.
Returning to the path and towards the second highest point of the island of São Miguel, at 900 meters altitude, is the viewpoint of Pico da Barrosa, from where you can see the north coast with its city of Ribeira Grande and the coast. south with the city of Ponta Delgada, as well as all the incredible Lagoa do Fogo crater and its remnants of its last eruption in 1563.
Going down the north coast, the next stop will be at the Lagoa do Fogo viewpoint to admire this 30-meter-deep nature creation, where its elevation level in relation to sea level is at 334 meters and with its deep geothermal reservoir temperature at about 800 mt. depth and temperatures between 220º and 250º used to produce about 42% of São Miguel’s electric energy, through Geothermal Power Plants.
Continuing the half-day guided tour to Lagoa do Fogo, optional next stop at the natural hot spring pools at the Caldeira Velha Environmental Interpretation Center. (Entry not included, available by choice or at customer’s expense).
Next stop, it will be at the Mulher de Capote liqueur factory or at its store in Ribeira Grande city center for a taste of tasty liqueurs.
Last visit of your tour will be the historic center of Ribeira Grande.
Depending on weather conditions and with a view to better enhancing and ensuring the utmost experience of our customers, visit orders may be changed.
We sell not only circuits … but a set of experiences. We are well aware that when it comes time to choose a tour, you have more options and they all claim to have and be “the best”, but what sets us apart from all the others?
This circuit has a duration of 4 hours and is ideal for those who only want to occupy half days or with little time available on the island.
We are proud to say that we have the best value / circuit practiced in the market, so even if it is cheaper, we equal the price.
We are not a big company… we don’t have big cars… but a GREAT SERVICE.
Book your half day excursion to Lagoa do Fogo now and let us honor you as part of our family, even for a day.
– In some viewpoints located at higher altitudes can make it colder and windier, it is recommended to wear a warmer garment. Do not forget that in the Azores you can do all 4 seasons in one day;
– If you need to make changes or cancel, you can call +351 919 607 160 24/7;
– Cancellation is free until 24 hours before the start of your tour.
The only way to book tours with us is online.