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another one of the azores amazing volcanoes/caves. It is a steep walk to the bottom but it is a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
James M
Boston, Massachusetts

Incredible what nature can do! Awesome place that noone should miss. You'll be stunned! Loved the... read more

Reviewed 19 March 2018
Amadora, Portugal
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Ilha Graciosa, Santa Cruz Da Graciosa, Graciosa, Portugal
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Reviewed 1 week ago

another one of the azores amazing volcanoes/caves. It is a steep walk to the bottom but it is a nice experience and weird to be so deep underground

Thank James M
Reviewed 19 March 2018

Incredible what nature can do! Awesome place that noone should miss. You'll be stunned! Loved the visit, thanks to the helpfull and very friendly staff!

Thank SMMP
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Glad we stopped by and walked the trails here as well. Easy hike to the bottom, not too closed in if you don't like tight spaces. The observation center is neat and provided a lamented history of the volcano in many different languages. 2€ per...More

Thank g_whitloc
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

After heading through the tunnel into the Caldeira the road gently descends into the crater with wonderful views of trees on the slopes above and below. From the car park there is a well maintained path with lots of steps down to the visitors centre...More

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Reviewed 6 November 2016

Enchanted world... I thank the wonderful Lady who showed me the secrets of this place... There I saw the angel in the rock :-) I'm sure he had to stay here for many centuries I heard snoring volcano. He is still asleep... I thank you...More

1  Thank Venimus_vidimus_
Reviewed 19 October 2016

The visitor centre is a modern and interesting design, and the staff were very courteous. The caves are exactly what you might expect and quite impressive, but as other reviewers have said due to CO2 levels you can't get particularly close to the lake. Very...More

Thank Stephen D
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Graciosa is a very quiet island and there really is little to do there apart from watersports, fishing and walking! When we visited it was impossible to see the lake as the level of fumes meant it was not safe to get too close, but...More

Thank JanetBrussels
Reviewed 4 September 2016

A really big cave, with warning system for CO2 which can leak out. You can only visit a specific area down there, still it's interesting to see, and the tower climb an experience. The visitors center is well made and the whole crater area on...More

Thank Megafred
Reviewed 30 August 2016

The descent into the volcanic cavern is quite a unique experience. It's incredibly cheap, but then most things here seem to be very reasonably priced. The stone turret and winding steps down are interseting in themselves, but the anti diluvian feel to the cavern was...More

Thank DickBurton
Reviewed 25 February 2016

This is why we traveled to Graciosa. Its sited in a huge volcanic crater, and is the magma chamber of the volcano. There is a lagoon down there, and lots of sulphur. Well worth the 180 steps down and back up!. On top if that,...More

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