Lagoa do Fogo
Half day tour
The half day tour Lagoa do Fogo allows you to get to know Lagoa do Fogo, the waterfall of Salto do Cabrito, the factory of Cerâmica Vieira and the center of Ribeira Grande.
Firstly visit the potery factory Vieira, located in the town Lagoa, learn the complete process of elaboration, not only of the clay but also of the pieces, the painting and firing of them.
After that we go to the viewpoint of Pico da Barrosa, located in the central part of the island there you have a stunning view to the lake, considered by many to be the most beautiful lake on São Miguel.
Also is possible to see in different viewpoints with different angles over the lake, this way you will have a completely different view from the previous one.
After having seen the Fire Lake (Lagoa do Fogo), you can explore the Natural Park of Caldeira Velha, in a walk among several endemic plants and to the waterfall of iron waters of Caldeira Velha, where you can relax from a thermal bath, because the place has hot waters of origin volcanic. (optional stop)
We will visit the traditional liquor factory, in addition to getting to know the production process, you can taste some liquors produced in this factory, after that visit and explore the garden and the center of city Ribeira Grande, we go to Santa Barbara beach, because it is a beach with volcanic sand and with a beautiful view to the northwest coast of São Miguel island.
Finally we head towards Ponta Delgada where our tour ends, where we can end up at your hotel, in the city center or in another place, for example at a restaurant.
IMPORTANT TO KNOW
– Pick Up and Drop Off in Hotel
– Driver / Guide
– Vieira traditional Ceramic Factory
– Liquor factory and tasting
– Payment of entrance to the Natural Park of Caldeira Velha
How we do it
– Minimum of two and maximum of 8 people
– Start at 9 am and 2 pm