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Coal Peak Viewpoint: Our most recommended tours and activities

São Miguel: Volcano Crater Quad or Buggy Tour

1. São Miguel: Volcano Crater Quad or Buggy Tour

Explore São Miguel's striking natural landscape, including a volcano, on a quad or buggy adventure tour. Get off the beaten track and discover remote roads and viewpoints on the island. Visit the 36-thousand-year-old Volcano of the 7 cities – one of the main attractions on São Miguel in an adventurous way on board a quad bike or a buggy. Explore remote roads and viewpoints with unique views, on top of the crater of the volcano where normal vehicles can't reach. Head to places hard to imagine while you get a chance driving an ATV or sitting comfortably in a 4x4 buggy driven by a local guide. Follow part of the Azores Rally roads, passing by the Miradouro do Pico do Carvao, one of the most beautiful viewpoints on the island of São Miguel. Continue to the Complexo Ambiental da Lagoa das Sete Cidades Then, head to the Das Cumeeiras viewpoint, offering an incredible view over the lagoons of the Volcano – a mandatory and unique stop on the island. Continue to the Vista do Rei Miradouro on the opposite side of the Lagoon. It houses not only one of the biggest tourist attractions on the island, but also the possibility to admire the abandoned Hotel das 7 Cidades. Return to your starting point after a day of adventure and nature.

Sao Miguel: Jeep Tour to Sete Cidades & Lagoa do Fogo

2. Sao Miguel: Jeep Tour to Sete Cidades & Lagoa do Fogo

Are you ready to fall head over heels in love with São Miguel? On this full-day Jeep tour, you will discover the true beauty of the island. Departing from Ponta Delgada you will drive to Pico do Carvão and Pico da Cruz where you can enjoy the stunning scenery. Remember to take some snapshots of the rim of the Sete Cidades caldera,Sete Cidades Village and the Sete Cidades Península as you drive by. Prepare to be in awe of the jaw-dropping views of the Vista do Rei viewpoint. This is the best-known picture postcard of São Miguel. Tuck into a tasty Azorean lunch at a local restaurant in Ponta Delgada. Next stop, head to see one of the highlights of the Azores – Lagoa do Fogo. This mesmerizing lake is in the heart of an old volcano. Then, take a dip in a natural spa as you arrive at Caldeira Velha. This iron-rich waterfall is the perfect spot to relax and unwind as you enjoy the idyllic views of the forest. After a swim, you will head to the Salto do Cabrito waterfall, pass by Ribeira Grande city then back to Ponta Delgada.

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Carlos was a great guide. The hot springs are the main highlight. The clouds were low on the day we went but we managed to see the majority of the views with a bit of patience.