Category Archives: Hiking Trails
On the South East part of the azoreean island of Sao Miguel the visitor will encounter an unique village called Faial da Terra. This village and all the are ais the home of unique and protected flora and breathtaking landscapes.
Salto do Prego is a magnificent and imposing waterfall which falls on a beautiful lagoon.
We propose you a circular trail from the Faial da Terra village to the Salto do Prego waterfall and back. For a better view of the waterfall, just book the Faial da Terra / Salto do Prego trail and enjoy the trip!
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.
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!
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.