All pick-up starts between 9:00 and 9:20 am.
8 hours + 1 Free hour = 9 hours total.
This Free hour, will allow us, to visit + 3 of 17 places in this Tour.
Lunch in a local restaurant, (starters, main course, drinks, dessert, coffee).
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, we start the Sete Cidades & Lagoa do Fogo circuit. / West, all day long “The Force of Nature”.
This will be the perfect opportunity to discover why the Seven Cities was the winner of the 7 Wonders of Portugal, as well as the power of Nature generated by Fogo volcano, currently used to produce +/- 40% energy. to São Miguel Island.
Rediscover with us the legend you once made of the Seven Cities, an incredible creation of Nature, as it was the scene of a legendary history and its romantic forbidden love, between a princess and a shepherd, who rejected by the king, made the two lovers, with their tears, formed the two lagoons, located inside the volcanic crater of Sete Cidades, where is the blue and green lagoon, with the colors of the eyes of the two lovers, as well as the quiet parish of Sete Cidades, with 800 population.
First stop of this full-day circuit, will be at Graça Market for a visit and a delicious cheese tasting at the King of Cheese.
After a tasty tasting we will continue to Pico do Carvão viewpoint, from where we will be able to see the north coast (Ribeira Grande) and south of the island (Ponta Delgada) of São Miguel Island, against the backdrop of a vast expanse of volcanic cones between the incredible Sete Cidades volcano and the majestic 900-meter-high fire volcano.
We will then head to the Canary Lagoon and its imposing Boca do Inferno viewpoint for an incredible view of the entire volcanic crater of the Seven Cities.
Then we will continue to one of the most emblematic viewpoints of São Miguel, in the Azores, Vista do Rei, known as the King D. Carlos and Queen D. Amélia.
Time to continue your incredible all-day circuit into the massive volcanic interior of the Sete Cidades, considered one of the most incredible locations on the island of Sao Miguel in the Azores, amid epic paths and flanked slopes of hydrangeas.
See for yourself the Santiago Lagoon, located in the Sierra Devassa, deep in a volcanic crater of the Sete Cidades massif, surrounded by verdant mountain cliffs and over different species of fauna and flora.
If you have never known what it is like to be inside a volcanic crater, then this is yet another reason to book this incredible full day guided tour of the Seven Cities and the Lagoa do Fogo. Admire the Seven Cities Lagoon at a must stop on the famous bridge that divides it, in the center of a volcanic crater.
Breathe nature in the quiet parish of Sete Cidades and visit São Nicolau church.
With a heart purified by nature, head with us to the Escalvado viewpoint, situated on a pyroclastic cliff, where from the top, we can admire the Monasteries and Ferraria, generated by the volcanic force of this area.
Lunch break (lunch included).
After lunch, visit to the Ceramics Vieira factory in the city of 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.
Time to return to the present and head towards the second highest point of the island of São Miguel, at 900 mts, where is located the viewpoint of Pico da Barrosa, from where you can see the north coast with its city of Ribeira Grande and the city of Ponta Delgada on the south coast of the island, as well as the entire amazing Lagoa do Fogo crater.
Going down the north coast, the next stop will be at the Lagoa do Fogo viewpoint.
Next and very relaxing will be at the Caldeira Velha Environmental Interpretation Center for visiting or bathing in natural hot springs pools. (Entry not included, available by choice or at customer’s expense).
After this incredible experience, tasting tasty local liqueurs at the Mulher de Capote liqueur factory or at your shop in Ribeira Grande city center
Visit to the Historic Center of Ribeira Grande.
The last stop of your full day tour will be at the Pineapple Plantations to learn the whole process of growing pineapple in greenhouses and see for yourself why pineapple is considered the King fruit in Sao Miguel, and the Azores.
This will undoubtedly be the best 9 hours of vacation in Sao Miguel, Azores, after a full day visit to the Seven Cities and Lagoa do Fogo (West Circuit).
Depending on weather conditions and with a view to better enhancing and ensuring the utmost experience of our customers, visit orders may be changed.
Full lunch (starters, main course, drinks, dessert, coffee);
Pick-up at your accommodation between Ponta Delgada, Lagoa and Ribeira Grande;
Liquor and tea taste;
Tickets to the Boilers, Furnas Fumaroles;
Bottle of water or soda;
Free internet on board;
Chargers available for, smartphone, tablet, etc.;
Child seat available by prior request, please note that use is required by Portuguese law up to 12 years old or 36 kg;
9 hours tour.
Entrance to Caldeira Velha for visit or thermal bath.
We do not only sell 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 lasts for 9 relaxing hours instead of the 8 hours practiced by most companies because we want and are required to give our customers the most complete set of experiences possible during their full day visit to Sete Cidades & Lagoa do Fogo area, and that’s why we filled this tour with even more points of visit, by adding more extra stops like: Visit to Graça Market, cheese tasting at Rei dos Queijos, Canário lake and Boca do Inferno belvedere. We want you to take time out of your vocabulary on this day… don’t worry, we have the right time to start, but not to end. We are proud to say that we have the best value / circuit practiced in the market, so if you find more cheap, we will beat the prince and will give you an extra 10% off.
We are not a big company… we don’t have big cars… but a BIG SERVICE.
Book your Sete Cidades & Lagoa do Fogo tour now, and let us honor you as part of our family, even for a day.
Guaranteed to be a perfect opportunity to discover how Seven Cities won the 7 Wonders of Portugal, as well as the power of nature generated by the Lagoa do Fogo volcano, +/- 40% energy to the island of São Miguel.