#2 - Lagoa do Fogo


Tour discription:

This tour will take you to the middle section of the island, specifically the volcano of Fogo and its beautiful lake with white sandy beaches and crystal clear water.

Driving through the South coast on the way to the city of Lagoa, you will see 3 black sandy beaches, São Roque, Melicias and Populo, about 4 km from Ponta Delgada.

In the city of Lagoa you will visit the Vieira Ceramic Company, a old company still going strong since 1862, where you will enjoy seeing a different kinds of pottery and tiles still being produced the original way.

Now is time to drive over the mountain of the volcano of Fogo, South side, enjoying spectacular landscaping views over the West, volcano of Sete Cidades, as well as South, Central and North sides of the Island.

At the top of the volcano, Pico da Barrosa, standing at 947 meters high, you will be mesmorized with the view over the big volcanic caldeira of Fogo and it’s magnificent lake with the same name.

Our next stop will be Caldeiras of Ribeira Grande, located in the north of the Island of São Miguel, in the beautiful county of Ribeira Grande, the village of Caldeiras da Ribeira Grande is alive testimony of the volcanic manifestations of this Island.
In the surrounding area are also available holes for confection of stews, a phenomenon that can also testify.

After this wonderful stop we will take you downtown Ribeira Grande which became a city on June 29th 1981 a very picturesque city with an original garden build around the water stream. To end this tour on a high note you will have a chance to try a large variety of liquors at the Eduardo Ferreira factory “Mulher de Capote”.

Please note, that the liquor factory is not available on Sundays.

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Our Tours are not available to cruise ship passengers. if you a cruise passenger, please visit our Shore Excursions.