Sete Cidades


Sete Cidades


In this half-day tour through the Seven Cities, we will take you to know and explore unforgettable places, such as the Empadadas Lagoon, the Lagoa do Canário, the viewpoints of Vista do Rei and Escalvado among others. The Sete Cidades is a small parish that belongs to the municipality of Ponta Delgada on the island of São Miguel Açores, located inside the caldera of the volcano and being part of the largest volcanic complex with the largest number of lagoons on the island of São Miguel.
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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After we pick you up, at your Hotel / Accommodation or meeting point, we will go towards the top of the Sete Cidades Lagoon Caldera, during our journey you will be enchanted by a unique and magnificent nature along our different stops, between which, in the viewpoint of the Pico do Carvão, where we can see the north and south coast of the island of São Miguel, as well as enumerate meadows with their cattle to graze freely.

Then it is time to visit and explore some smaller lagoons, especially the lagoons of Empadadas, Canário and Santiago.

One of the most interesting sights of our tour is the viewpoint of Vista do Rei, where it is possible to see in a panoramic and stunning way the famous lagoon of the Seven Cities, being the best place to see the two colors (Blue and Green) . After having enjoyed the breathtaking view on the viewpoint of Vista do Rei (King’s View).

It is time to go to know a little of the center of the parish and the daily life of the local population, where we can take advantage of a short break before moving to another lookout point.

One of the highlights of our tour is the stop at the Belvedere of Escalvado, it is a viewpoint facing the sea, where it is possible to see a locality and at the same time to see some islets that are known with the same name of the locality Mosteiros, as well as see the tip of the Ferraria being one of the most west tips of the island of São Miguel, very frequented in the summer due to its hot springs.

Finally, on the way back to Ponta Delgada to your hotel / lodge or place of your choice, we will still have availability for another stop at one of the belvederes along the road, where we will have another perspective of the south coast of São Miguel Island.

Additional information


Daily from 9:00 am or 02:00 pm.


Approximately 4 Hours.


– Professional and local Guide
– Pineapple Plantations
– Panoramic Views of the Seven Cities Lagoon
– Vista do Rei Viewpoint
– Center of the Sete Cidades
– Escalvado viewpoint


– Pick Up and Drop Off in your hotel, from Ponta Delgada and Lagoa.
– Driver / Guide
– Guided Tour in Pineapple Plantations

Not include:

– Lunch
– Souvenirs

Additional info:

– Minimum of 2 people, p/booking;
– Maximum of 8 people, p/booking;
– Maximum of 24 hours from the beginning of the activity, to make your reservation;
– Infant seats are available on request if advised at time of booking;
– At time of booking, cruise ship passengers must provide the following information at time of booking: ship name, docking time, disembarkation
time and re-boarding time.

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