Sete Cidades and Fire Lake


Visit and explore the Sete Cidades Lake and Fire Lake, two stunning ponds with unique landscapes and breathtaking views.

In this Full Day Tour you will get to know, enjoy and explore the entire surrounding area of the Sete Cidades and Fire Lake, as well as several stops in places of high tourist interest.

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Sete Cidades and Fire Lake

Full day tour

In the full day tour to Sete cidades and Fire lake (Lagoa do Fogo), know two amazin lakes and explore two volcanic complexes, located in the western and central areas of the island of São Miguel, respectively.


On this full day tour you will see the pineapple plantation, with a guided tour you will know more about the traditional production process of this very unique and internationally recognized fruit.


Then, we go very close to the second highest point of the island São Miguel to the viewpoint Pico da Barrosa because provide us with fantastic and breathtaking views over the Fire Lake (Lagoa do Fogo).


As we descend to the center of Ribeira Grande, we pass through the Caldeira Velha Natural Park, which is an optional stop.


In the center of Ribeira Grande, which in addition to being the second largest city in São Miguel, you can see on a small walk the different styles of Baroque and São Miguel architecture.


Before exploring and discovering the Sete Cidades area and its lagoons, we will stop for lunch at a restaurant with regional food, 


After lunch, go to Sete Cidades, to visit and explore several lagoons, the lagoons of Canary, Santiago and the Lake of Sete Cidades, from the top of the caldeira you can see the two colors, the green and the blue.


One of the highlights of the this tour, is the viewpoint of Vista do Rei, elected one of the Seven Wonders of Portugal, it is in this viewpoint that we can see the colors green and blue.


On the parish of Sete Cidades, know a little better of this quiet and peaceful parish, we will introduce other viewpoints with very beautiful views of the caldera and the lake of Sete Cidades.


After Sete Cidades, we go to the viewpoint of Escalvado, used in the past as a lookout for whale hunting, provides us with a fantastic view over the sea and the Mosteiros (parish) and over the islets of the Mosteiros.


Our return to Ponta Delgada is made by the South of the island, where it may be possible to visit the Ponta da Ferraria viewpoint, it is another place rich in volcanic activity.


– Pinneapple Plantation


– Pico da Barrosa Viewpoint


– Natural Park Caldeira Velha (optional)


– Ribeira Grande center


– Vista do Rei Viewpoint


– Santiago lagoon and canario lagoon


– Escaldado Viewpoint


– Liquour tasting and factory

What you can see



– Pick up and drop off at Hotels 


– Driver/Guide


– Local Guide


– Pinneapple Plantation

Not Included

– Entrance payment in Natural Park Caldeira Velha

– Lunch


– Souvenirs

How we do it

– Minimum of 2 and maximum of 8 people


– Start at 9 am 


– Daily


– Shared or private tours

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