Sete Cidades


Sete Cidades is also the name of the largest fresh water lake on the island, where, from various points it is possible to see the different shades of the water of the same lagoon, being possible to see the blue and the green of the lagoon, being considered as one of the Seven Natural Wonders of Portugal.

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Sete Cidades

Half Day Tour


Half day tour Sete Cidades, is a circular route tour, with an average duration of 4 hours, through the caldera of the Sete Cidades volcano, where we will explore the caldera and the Sete Cidades lagoon, through several viewpoints with stunning views and panoramic.


Starting in Ponta Delgada, from your hotel, meeting point, we go to the pineapple greenhouses, because in the Azores and due to the climate, the production of pineapples is done in a very different way, which allows this fruit to have very specific characteristics.


After getting to know the traditional pineapple production process, we will go to Sete Cidades, where we will make several stops at different viewpoints, so that you can get to know the area better and enjoy the beautiful views.


Being one of the largest volcanic complexes on the island of São Miguel, it has several boilers and different lagoons, being possible to see each one up close, we will highlight the lagoons of Canário, Santiago, Empadadas and Lagoa das Sete Cidades.


The highlight of our tour will be at the Vista do Rei viewpoint, place that gave the lake of Sete Cidades the title of one of the Seven Wonders of Portugal, it is at this viewpoint that allows us to see the two shades of colors, the green and blue.


After we move to the center of the village of Sete Cidades, where you can explore a little of the center of this village and be able to take a short break, for a snack or a coffee.


When leaving the Sete Cidades and heading west, we go to the viewpoint of Escalvado, because it is a beautiful viewpoint with a fantastic view over the sea, the Ferraria and the islets of Mosteiros, this viewpoint was formerly used in whale hunting.


As the viewpoint of Escalvado is the last stop on our tour, we then head towards Ponta delgada, where we can drop off at your hotel, meeting point or somewhere else, for example restaurant, etc …


– Pinneapple Plantation


– Pico do Carvão Viewpoint


– Canario lagoon  and Santiago lagoon


– Vista do Rei Viewpoint


– Sete Cidades Center 


– Escalvado viewpoint

What you can see!



– Pick up and drop off at Hotels in the center of Ponta Delgada


– Driver/Guide


– Local Guide


– Pinneapple Plantation

Not included

– Pick up and drop off at hotels, outside the center of Ponta Delgada


– Lunch


– Souvenirs

How we do it

– Minimum of two and maximum of 8 people


– Start at 9:00 am and 2:00 pm


– Daily


– Shared or private tours

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