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Sete Cidades Half-Day Tour

Highlights
  • Half-day tour of Sete Cidades
  • Marvel at the crater from Vista do Rei viewpoint
  • Let an informative guide point out Empadadas, Canario and Santiago lakes
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Sete Cidades Half-Day Tour
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Sete Cidades Half-Day Tour
US$29.23
Overview
See the massive volcanic crater of Sete Cidades on a half-day tour with an informative guide. Cast your eyes over the sweeping landscape punctuated by the blue and green Empadadas and Canario lakes. You’re treated to multiple viewpoints overlooking the crater and south coast of the island. Enjoy morning tea and snacks with pick-up and drop-off included from your Ponta Delgada hotel or the cruise port.
What to Expect
9 am - Pick up in Hotel or in city center

9:20 am - Carvao viewpoint - you can see both the north and south sides of the island

9:30 am - Empadadas Lake, located around the volcano of Sete Cidades and is considered of unique natural beauty

10:00 am - Canario Lake; a small, beautiful lake surrounded by untouched vegetation

10:30 am - Vista do Rei viewpoint, one of the most famous viewpoints of Sete Cidades, overlooking the crater and south coast of the island

11:00 am - Salto das freiras viewpoint.

11:15 am - Santiago Lake a small vulcano crater which is located inside of the huge vulcano crater of Sete Cidades, a beautiful lake surrounded by untouched vegetation.

11:30 am - Sete Cidades Church (center of the village, time for a break or coffee, 30 minutes) located at the bottom of the crater of the vulcano. A peaceful village where time seems to stand still

12:00 pm - Escalvado (Mosteiros) viewpoint overlooks Mosteiros is a fishing village, famous for its great summer houses, beach, and natural pools made of lava formations. A great village to visit

12:30 pm - Ilha sabrina or Ferraria viewpoint

01:00 pm - Drop off at Hotel or City Center
Reviews (29)
1 - 5 of 9 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile
What an awesome tour

An awesome tour with a fantastic guide who new so much about his island breathtaking views I would highly recommend this trip to anyone visiting it was that good I would definitely do it again

1  Thank patricklb268
Reviewed 28 August 2018
A must tour,

A must see destination. Breath taking views that are indescribable mixed in with stops in small villages that haven’t changed in many years. Sweeping coastal views. Well constructed itinerary. Tour driver and guide, Leonis Andrade was very knowledgeable, friendly and accommodating. Well worth the time...More

Thank Jim M
Reviewed 21 July 2018
excellent way to see all of the amazing beauty around the island

i knew that Azores had a lot of natural beauty and this is an ideal way to take it all in. Tour guide was extremely knowledgeable and took us to some amazing viewpoints to get lots of photos as well as giving us a running...More

Thank Schnips28
Reviewed 9 June 2018
Exceeded Expectations

When I booked a trip to the Azores, I knew very little about these islands. Our guide Leon, picked us up at our hotel on a beautiful, sunny afternoon. He knew the perfect stops where we could get the full landscape and take in the...More

Thank love2tournj
Reviewed 30 May 2018 via mobile
A great personalized tour

While the weather wasn’t the best, we had an awesome time. It was a private tour for me and my family. The driver stopped at places he thought were a great view - and boy was he right. The views and the places we visited...More

Thank TravelingMom370
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