1. Portugal
  2. Sao Miguel Island
  3. Ponta Delgada
  4. Lagoa das Sete Cidades

Azores: São Miguel and Sete Cidades Half-Day 4WD Tour

Product ID: 30228
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Discover the lakes and craters of Sete Cidades on the Azores island of São Miguel on a 3.5-hour 4WD tour, and explore the dramatic landscape of the volcano’s caldera up-close. Visit the church of São Nicolau, and get breathtaking views from Vista do Rei.
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Duration: 3.5 hours
Starting time 9:00 AM
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  • Explore the island of São Miguel's lakes and volcanic craters by 4WD vehicle
  • Travel on secondary roads to get a real feel for São Miguel
  • Go right to the rim of the crater, more than 2,100 feet (650 meters) above sea level
  • Stop inside the crater in the village of Sete Cidades for coffee
  • Get panoramic island views from Vista do Rei
  • See the church of São Nicolau
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Drive off the usual tourist trail on a 3.5-hour 4WD tour of the Sete Cidades (Seven Cities) region of São Miguel, part of the Azores, departing from Ponta Delgada.

Traveling by 4WD vehicle, experience the dramatic scenery of the volcanic crater up close, and see unique flora and fauna. You will drive to the mountain summit where you can look down on the impressive lakes of the caldera, one called Lagoa Azul for its blue water, and the other known as Lagoa Verde (Green Water).

En route, take in other picturesque spots of São Miguel, including the church of São Nicolau. Enjoy stunning views of the Atlantic Ocean, volcanic cones, and stretches of green, from Vista do Rei, and drive through villages that have played a vital role in the story of the island.
  • Pick-up at any hotel in Ponta Delgada and surrounding areas
  • Pick-up and drop-off at any cruise ship
  • Guide/driver
  • Insurance
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  • No additional costs

From US$ 41.49 per person

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Greenzone Azores Tours

Product ID: 30228