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Sete Cidades and Lagoa do Fogo Full-Day Tour with Lunch

Activity provider: Green Visions Tours

Sete Cidades and Lagoa do Fogo Full-Day Tour with Lunch

Activity provider: Green Visions Tours

From US$ 68.70 per person

Visit a volcanic crater on a full-day tour from Ponta Delgada. See the blue-green lakes of the Sete Cidades caldera and then transfer to the mountains of Lagoa do Fogo in the central Azores. Enjoy a typical Azorean lunch in Lagoa city and more.

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Duration 8 hours
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English, French, Portuguese
Pickup included
Pickup from your hotel, accommodation, or cruise terminal in Ponta Delgada.


  • See the twin lakes of the Sete Cidades volcanic crater of São Miguel Island
  • Stop for typical Azorean food in a local restaurant
  • Drive along the scenic road of the Pico do Carvão mountain
  • Marvel at the unique flora of the Azores
  • Enjoy panoramic lake views
Full description

Explore the volcanic landscape of the Sete Cidades, and the mountain scenery of the Lagoa do Fogo on a full-day sightseeing tour from Punta Delgada.

Following a pick-up from your hotel, drive along a scenic road to the Vista do Rei viewpoint. Enjoy panoramic views of the blue and green waters of the two lakes in the crater of the Sete Cidades. Then, continue to different viewpoints before getting close to the banks of the twin lakes.

Go to the Mata do Canário, and marvel at the unique flora of the natural park. Drive along the Pico do Carvão road past numerous small lakes, including the “Empadas Lakes.” Get multiple perspectives of the north and south shores of the island of São Miguel.

Break for a lunch of typical Azorean food in a local restaurant in the city of Lagoa. Next, explore the city of Ribeira Grande with its unique historic center that dates from the 17th to 19th centuries.

Ascend the Pico da Barrosa mountain at the end of your tour and discover the protected natural landscape of the Lagoa do Fogo (Fire Lake).

Marvel at the thermal pools, waterfalls, and different types of endangered plants of the area, before your return transfer to Ponta Delgada and a drop-off at your hotel.

  • Typical lunch and drinks
  • Hotel and cruise terminal pickup & drop-off within Ponta Delgada
  • Certified tour guide
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Entrance Fee to Natural Park Caldeira Velha Geothermal Swimming Pools
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All required protective equipment is provided
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sun hat
  • Camera

Know before you go

  • Tips are not included in the cost of this tour and are optional
  •  All reservations are confirmed automatically
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.8 /5

based on 207 reviews

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Our guide was really good but we had a Portuguese couple with us and our guide spoke to them more than he did to us. I clearly asked for an English tour. It would also help if there was a stool to help people in and out of the van. He was very kind and booked us a table at Furnas for lunch. When we had one on one with us, he shared a lot of great information.

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September 29, 2022

Our tour to Sete Cidades and Lagoa do Fogo was wonderful. The scenery is beyond spectacular! Our tour guide, Hugo M, brought us to places that we never would have found on our own. He shared so much about the history of the Azorean Islands, plus he was very friendly and open and made sure we had a very enjoyable experience! Lunch was delicious…very fresh, local foods.

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September 12, 2022

We have done the excursion with Hugo, he has been super attentive, he tried by all means to avoid the fog, a very well organized excursion without the stress of schedules, he gave us time to admire the views, to take photos, to swim... Let's go one enjoyed. We are sure that we will repeat, as long as it is with Hugo.

June 21, 2022

Product ID: 62199