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Boca do Inferno Viewpoint

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“dirt road”(4 reviews)
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Rua Ribeira Do Ferreiro 117 Candelaria | Perto De Ponta Delgada, Sete Cidades, Sao Miguel 9555-043, Portugal
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Reviewed 24 February 2016

The has the one of the best views, if not the best, in São Miguel. Form here we can see the Lagoa do Canário, the Lagoa das Sete Cidades, the a Lagoa Rasa and part of the Sete Cidades village and a bit of the...More

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Reviewed today

One of the best viewpoints on the island of Sao Miguel. The weather does change frequently so wait 15 minutes and the sun will come out. Gets busy when the weather is good.

Thank Edwin F
Reviewed yesterday

Follow Google Maps to "Miradouro da Boca do Inferno", turn right onto dirt road (DO NOT be intimidated by that cryptic sign near the main road), then drive all the way to a parking lot at the north end of the dirt road. Climb a...More

Thank RKRhodes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Absolutely breathtaking. This is the best viewpoint, the one that you see on all the traveller’s sites. Do this last on your trip!! It is not even indicated on the road, the arrow just points to a little caldeira. Follow google maps! Google knows best...More

Thank Marie S
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is THE viewpoint to get the best view of the most iconic shot of the Azores. There are several other viewpoints but this is the one that will give you the most iconic pictures.

Thank Mike R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Check other reviews for directions on how to get to closest parking area. As with most things in the Azores, timing is everything. The weather changes frequently, especially at the higher elevations. We weren't able to be there with the wow view, but it was...More

Thank mochi_monday
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The view from here is breathtaking. It is my favorite spot from my trip to S. Miguel. The view of the 3 lakes, the sete cidades village and the sea all around makes this a magical place. You have to get there by car and...More

Thank Bruno P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place with one of the best views on island! My suggestion is to take round trip from parking near Lagoa Do Canário and get back here then. Beautiful and changing nature all the way.

Thank Martin P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a really cool spot, don't miss it! The off the road by the sign "Lagoa do Canário". Drive down the orange dirt road. Keep to the left. It's a wide road, no trouble meeting cars. At the end of the road there is...More

Thank mikoMS
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Too many people which ruins the whole experience. I found that different attractions and views are named differently in Sao Miguel...My review on caldiera setes de cidades was based on photos from Boca do inferno...although I did stop at that place as well. Anyhow, to...More

Thank Forestree
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our second trip to Sao Miguel and I have been wanting to walk this walk and see the view for ages, it is, after all, the iconic picture that you will find in all the guidebooks, in online searches and adorning postcards. We...More

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Sam S
31 March 2016|
Response from Ângelo M | Reviewed this property |
Hello Sam You have to search for the Lagoa do Canário (37.836759,-25.758474), and then just go down in to the dirt road, on the left side you will see a couple of wooden stairs, just go up and then left again. You will go... More