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Sete Cidades Half-Day Tour

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    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
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    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    Antonio replaced the usual guide and provided us with a high quality tour, the perfect amount of explanations and time spent at each location. His safe driving and relaxed attitude made for a fantastic half day tour. Highly recommended.

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank 738lauren
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    Great tour; our guide Rodrigo was very genuine and helpful. In the beginning, it was quite foggy and some of our first sights were somewhat diminished by that, but it cleared up quickly and we could then fully enjoy the views of the lakes and...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank woflmao
    Reviewed 6 July 2019 via mobile

    My plane had an 8-hour stop in Ponta Delgada. Booking this half-day tour was the best thing I could have done. They were kind to offer to pick me up and drop me off at the airport. Rui was our tour guide, and even though...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank PGRTravel
    Reviewed 4 June 2019

    We toured this area, Sete Cidades, by ourselves. It’s the site of many beautiful lakes. Incomparably beautiful.

    Date of experience: May 2019
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    Reviewed 22 May 2019

    We just had unforgettable experience visiting Sete Cidades with Leon. First of all he offered a transfer from our hotel in Furnas. All the way to Ponte Delgada he kept telling us about history, local customs, cuisine, climate, and nature. We did several stops to...More

    Date of experience: May 2019
    Thank lavenderfields2011
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    13 March 2019|
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    Response from 701dorothyh |
    Hi all that posted. Sorry I didn’t get back to you. Did tour with “Leon”’s service. Enjoyed the island and seeing “Sete Cidades” along with the pineapple grower. Learned new tricks for our growing pineapples in Florida.
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