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Furnas trail

Furnas trail

The archipelago of Azores have been considered for long to be among the most beautiful islands in the world, a true paradise for nature lovers with most stunning lakes and vast volcanic coastline.

Furnas village contains at least two lakes (called caldeiras), one which is younger, 6-km wide and one which is older and larger and also it is less topographically distinct. The eastern wall of the 500-m-deep lake of Furnas (Caldeira da Furnas) overlaps the western wall of the Povoaçao lake of Nordeste volcano. The volcanic activity of the Furnas volcano dates back about 100,000 years.

Pico Ferro/Lagoa das Furnas trail

Pico Ferro/Lagoa das Furnas trail

The Archipelago of the Azores composed of nine volcanic islands is situated in the middle of the North Atlantic Ocean of which the biggest is the Sao Miguel Island.

The Caldeiras de Lagoa das Furnas is one of most visited areas by those who visit the Azorean Island of Sao Miguel.

See below how you can enjoy these wonderful sights startinf from The Pico do Ferro Viewpoint and ending in the Caldeiras de Lagoa das Furnas!

Cha Gorreana trail

Cha Gorreana trail

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.

The best Azores events for this March 2016

The best Azores events for this March 2016

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.

Praia/Lagoa do Fogo trail

Praia>Lagoa do Fogo trail

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!

Serra Devassa trail

Serra Devassa 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 trail

Mata do Canario trail

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.

Vista do Rei/Sete Cidades trail

Vista do Rei-Sete Cidade trail

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.

Vila Franca do Campo, the islet on the island

Vila Franca do Campo, the islet on the island

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.

Sete Cidades/Lagoa do Fogo full day tour

Sete Cidades/Lagoa do Fogo full day tour

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!