Cha Gorreana tea is internationally recognized s a “rare collection of fine teas”. Family owns and operates the tea factory since 1883.
Gorreana’s teas have many unique flavors and aromas this being one of the reasons why they have remained a staple in European pantries for over a century.
Grown in the lush emerald green hills of the eco-friendly plantation; without using herbicides, fungicides or pesticides one can rest assured that only the finest tea leaves come out of this plantation.
Granted, spring is a rainy season on the islands, so if you want to avoid getting wet, you should postpone your vacation for the early summer, but if you are a brave and smart traveler, you’ll know traveling during the low season is a wonderful experience. The best Azores events for this March 2016 are anyway bound to keep you occupied, should you choose to travel to this beautiful archipelago in the Atlantic Ocean during the first month of spring.
Lagoa do Fogo, one of the most beautiful lagoons of the Sete Cidades area on the Sao Miguel island is inviting us to visit it. But you have no idea how to get there?
What would you say about a hiking trail that will get you right to the Lagoa do Fogo, where you can rest a little bit and have some spectacular pictures and then start back to your hotel?
On the road you have the opportunity to enjoy the magnificent view of the southern coast of the island and you will encounter many species of interesting plants. Here is our proposal for a Praia/Lagoa do Fogo hiking trail!
The Serra Devassa is a potuguese sierra located in the parrish of Sete Cidades and is part of the Protected Landscape Area of the Sete Cidades .
The Serra Devassa geological accident has its highest point called the Pico das Mares at 873 meters altitude above the sea level and it also forms one of the largest mountain ranges of the island of Sao Miguel.
This mountainous formation is the craddle of the Western part of the island and home to a large area of forests with rare floral species.
Mata do Canario (Canary Forest) is a natural park located in the Sete Cidades area in Sao Miguel Azorean island.
This forest area located at high altitude within the island of Sao Miguel presents besides an extraordinary botany some of the finest views on the island.
Because of this botanical richness, the Mata do Canario is set in an area classified as protected landscape.
The huge volcanic crater of Sete Cidades is home to two lakes: Lagoa Azul and Lagoa Verde which are named after their color when it reflects the sky and the mountains around.
Would you like to visit a special spot in the Azores? If the answer is yes, we suggest Vila Franca do Campo, the islet on the island.
How about visiting the most spectacular sites in the Azores on a full-day tour? In a combined visit to Sete Cidades and Lagoa do Fogo, you will experience volcanic craters, magnificent lakes, and stunning views.
Just take a look at the Sete Cidades/Lagoa do Fogo full day tour we are proposing to you. We assure you that you will enjoy every single moment on this beautiful island and will have the opportunity to explore the Azores like no one before.
Description of the Sete Cidades/Lagoa do Fogo full day tour:
9:00 – Pick up in Hotel or city center
9:20 – Pico do Carvao pointview
9:30 – Empadadas Lake
10:00 – Canario Lake
11:00 – Vista do Rei pointview
11:25 – Salto das freiras Pointview
11:30 – Santiago Lake
12:00 – Sete Cidades Church (center of the village) – Lunch Time it’s can be in Sete Cidades Village (Meat) or in Mosteiros (Fish)
13:30 – Escalvado (Mosteiros) Pointview
14:30 – Capelas old Fishing Wales port pointview
15:30 – City Square of Ribeira Grande (in this stop the tourist have the opportunity to taste liquors with different flavors)
16:15 – Caldeira Velha Waterfalls
17:00 – Fire Lake pointview (755m)
17:30 – 2nd Fire Lake pointview (947m)
18:00 – Old Ceramic Factory from Lagoa (with guide visit)
19:00 – Drop off in Hotel or City Center
Have the best experience with Ponta Delgada Tours! You will not regret it!
Today’s destination of choice is a place that must make your visit list for your Azores Island trip. So here are 3 Spots not to miss in Ribeira Grande, one of the most quiet and picturesque parts of the Island of Sao Miguel.
Let’s discover the further sights of the island, the eastern part of Sao Miguel Island: Povoacao, which was the first settlement of the island, an airy town surrounded by seven hills, and Nordeste, the country of the most beautiful belvedere Salto Cavalo and the viewpoint Ponta da Madrugada.