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São Miguel West: Sete Cidades and Fogo Tour with Lunch

1. São Miguel West: Sete Cidades and Fogo Tour with Lunch

Your first stop on this full-day circuit will be at Pico do Carvão viewpoint. From here you'll be able to see the north coast (Ribeira Grande) and south of the island (Ponta Delgada) of São Miguel Island, against the backdrop of a vast expanse of volcanic cones between the incredible Sete Cidades volcano and the majestic 900-meter-high fire volcano. Continuing to one of the most emblematic viewpoints of São Miguel, in the Azores, Vista do Rei, known as the King D. Carlos and Queen D. Amélia. Time to continue your incredible all-day circuit into the massive volcanic interior of the Sete Cidades, considered one of the most incredible locations on the island of Sao Miguel in the Azores, amid epic paths and flanked slopes of hydrangeas. If you have never known what it is like to be inside a volcanic crater, then this is yet another reason to book this incredible full-day guided tour. Admire the Seven Cities Lagoon at a must-stop on the famous bridge that divides it, in the center of a volcanic crater. Breathe nature in the quiet parish of Sete Cidades and visit São Nicolau church. With a heart purified by nature, time to go to the Escalvado viewpoint, situated on a pyroclastic cliff, where from the top, you can admire the Monasteries and Ferraria, generated by the volcanic force of this area. Lunch break (lunch included). After lunch, time to return to head towards the second highest point of the island of São Miguel, at 900 meters, where the Pico da Barrosa viewpoint is located. From here you can see the north coast with its city of Ribeira Grande and the city of Ponta Delgada on the south coast of the island, as well as the entire amazing Lagoa do Fogo crater. Going down the north coast, the next stop will be at the Lagoa do Fogo viewpoint. Next up is the Caldeira Velha Environmental Interpretation Center for visiting or bathing in natural hot springs pools. (Entry not included, available by choice or at customer’s expense). The last stop of your full-day tour will be at the Pineapple Plantations to learn the whole process of growing pineapple in greenhouses and see for yourself why pineapple is considered the King fruit in Sao Miguel, and the Azores.

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What people are saying about Ponta do Escalvado Lookout

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 30 reviews

The itinerary is really rich and interesting; the very competent guide; only drawback the vehicle without air conditioning and black, here, it does not help and therefore it depends on the place where you sit. I would have left less space for the lunch break which turned out to be very long, but otherwise a great excursion.

We booked this tour to cover both sides of the island, the views on this tour were just spectacular. Vera was a really good tour guide she managed to squeeze in so much for us.

Weather wasn’t perfect but still a beautiful day to see amazing nature paired with a lovely buffet lunch that included drinks dessert and coffee

I loved the experience. I strongly recommend this tour. Our guide Vera was attentive, friendly and a great driver. It ran beautifully.

Very enjoyable tour of the western parts of the island ! Beautiful viewpoints and many cultural stops along the way