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São Miguel West Full Day Tour with Setes Cidades Including Lunch

Discover the west side of São Miguel island with ease on a full-day tour from Ponta Delgada. A great way for first-time visitors to orient themselves, this tour covers Lake Fogo, Caldeira Velha, the town of Ribeira Grande, and Setes Cidades, home to the vivid Lago Azul and Lago Verde. Enjoy a traditional Portuguese lunch and hotel pickup and drop-off on this small-group tour, limited to eight people.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 hours
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Azores Whale Watching Expedition Tour

With sightings possible all year round, the Azores Islands are one of the best places for whale watching in the Atlantic. Set sail around the Princess Ring Islet of Vila Franca do Campo on a 3-hour cruise, accompanied by a marine biologist guide, and look out for sperm and pilot whales, bottlenose and Risso’s dolphins, sea turtles, and other marine life.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours
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Among Whales and Volcanoes Full Day Tour Including Lunch

Combine a whale-watching trip with a visit to an active volcano during this 8-hour tour of the Azores from Ponta Delgada. Travel up the coastline to Cadeira Velha and Lagoa do Fogo, looking for marine wildlife. Visit an active volcano to learn about its history and current form. Buffet lunch included.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Duration: 8 hours
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Hidden Gems of São Miguel Island Tour

Spend a day exploring hidden gems of São Miguel Island, away from the big crowds! The island of São Miguel is beautiful everywhere and has a lot to see besides the super famous attractions. Tour in comfort by minivan in a small group led by an expert guide. Drive through the quiet roads of the inner island surrounded by forests and green pastures. See the native vegetation of the Azores in well-preserved areas and learn about their uses in the early history of the islands.From ample views from mountain tops, to waterfalls, cliffs, a small lake, this tour goes to many amazing places that are not part of the main tourist itineraries. This tour is accessible to everyone and doesn’t require difficult walks.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Full-Day Furnas Valley Tour Including Lunch

Explore the wonders of Sao Miguel’s Furnas Valley on this informative full-day tour with a small group, including lunch. Visit the island’s famed ceramic factories, snap memorable photos at Caloura, Vila Franca Do Campo and Furnas. See Furnas lake and the surrounding hot springs and indulge in a traditional Sao Miguel lunch of ‘cozido,’ a rich stew cooked by thermal vents underground. You won’t want to miss the tea factory and the Ribeira Grande City with its beautiful architecture. This is a small group tour to ensure a quality experience.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Ponta Delgada to Salto do Cabrito, Lagoa do Fogo Hike and Tour

No trip to Ponta Delgada is complete without exploring the island wilderness. With this full-day outdoor excursion, you can experience the island's natural beauty, complete with stunning views. After easy hotel pickup, head to the second highest spot on the island. Enjoy vistas across Fire Lake (Lagoa do Fogo), stop for photos at Bela Vista Viewpoint, and refuel with an included restaurant lunch. Wrap up your day with a showstopper: a hike to the Salto do Cabrito Waterfall.
  • Duration: 8 to 9 hours
  • Duration: 8 to 9 hours
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Full-Day Furnas Tour: Lake Fumaroles and Thermal Pools 4x4

Witness geysers and feel the warmth of hot springs on this full-day guided 4X4 tour of Furnas from Ponta Delgada. On this tour, you will see Furnas’ famed islet, tree-covered craters and steaming fumaroles. Enjoy visits to a tea factory by the island’s volcanic activity.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 hours
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Full-Day Nordeste Tour

Explore the natural and cultural wonders of Sao Miguel on this full-day tour to Nordeste. With the comfort of a small group, explore the island’s lush gardens, stunning vistas and rushing waterfalls. Meet charming locals and learn about the fascinating geologic history of the island. Additionally, learn about the cultural heritage found in Nordeste, including its handicrafts and gastronomic delights.
  • Duration: 8 hours
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  • Duration: 8 hours
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Half-Day 4WD Tour to Lagoa do Fogo

This is a great choice for nature lovers. Enjoy a hassle-free day with return transportation, and travel in a comfortable 4WD included. You’ll take the stress out of navigating unmarked rural roads by having a driver for the day. Save time, and see multiple Lagoa do Fogo highlights in a day—you’ll see Pico da Barrosa, Caldeira Velha, the waterfall of Salto do Cabrito, and much more.
  • Duration: 4 hours
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  • Duration: 4 hours
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Full-Day Sete Cidades and Lagoa do Fogo Tour Including Lunch

Get your camera ready for this full-day tour of Sete Cidades and Lagoa do Fogo with lunch. See the stunning volcanic crater, filled with an emerald lake, and its surrounding vistas. Enjoy lunch, then stop at the Lagoa do Fogo mountain for some of the region’s most impressive views of the lake and various shores of the island. Nature lovers won’t want to miss this.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 hours
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Genuine Azorean Milking Cows and Farm Experience

Enjoy an authentic farm experience and spend the morning milking Azorean cattle. After a convenient early morning hotel pickup, enjoy a sunrise drive through the mountains and green pastures of São Miguel. Learn about cattle from a local farmer, and take—and taste, if you’d like—milk yourself. Enjoy a traditional snack and capture memorable photos before returning to your hotel.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Duration: 3 hours
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Full-Day UTV Sete Cidades Tour with lunch from Ponta Delgada

Sete Cidades is an area of incredible natural beauty. This guided UTV small-group tour will help you gain access to rural sites that would be hard to reach alone, without a guide to navigate, and an off-road vehicle. Tour highlights included Ferraraia thermal pool, Empadadas Lakes, Canário Lake, Silence Bay, Santiago Lake, and much more. You won’t have to worry about where to eat, as a traditional lunch is provided. 
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Half-Day 4WD Tour to Lagoa das Sete Cidades

Set out on a half-day 4x4 adventure to explore the Sete Cidades Volcano region. Discover the largest freshwater reserve in the Azores at Lagoa das Sete Cidades and the beautiful lush greenery surrounding it. Then drive to the rim and explore the small villages that lie on the dormant volcano’s edges. Observe the native wildlife of the island and take in its beautiful scenery before heading back to your hotel.
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Full-Day VAN Sete Cidades and Fogo Lake Tour with lunch from Ponta Delgada

The startlingly beautiful landscapes of Fogo Lake and Sete Cidades are among the most photographed in the Azores Islands and this full-day tour of São Miguel Island visits both. Along the way, enjoy spectacular views of Canário Lake, Empadadas Lakes, and Santiago Lake; tuck into a typical Azorean lunch; and visit the pineapple plantations of Quinta das Três Cruzes.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Full-Day 4WD Tour to Furnas Volcano

Enjoy a full-day tour to the Furnas Valley on the southern coast of Sao Miguel. Take a 4x4 vehicle and explore the rugged terrain created by the Furnas Volcano. Stop at small villages, take in the beautiful scenery, relax in the thermal baths, and visit Europe’s only remaining tea plantation,Chá Gorreana, before heading back to Ponta Delgada.
  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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S Cidades and L Fogo PRIVATE 4WD Tour up to 6PAX

Make the most of your limited time in the Azores on this private full-day shore excursion. In the company of just your party and a guide, go off the beaten track in a 4WD to see unspoiled nature such as mountains, shimmering lakes, and volcanic craters. Embark upon some of the islands' best hiking trails, swim in a natural pool, and enjoy a hearty lunch of Azorean specialties and regional liquors before heading back to the ship.
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Sete Cidades Full-Day Tour

This full-day Sete Cidades tour is the perfect choice for travelers who have limited time on Sao Miguel island. After a hotel pickup, you’ll travel in a comfortable air-conditioned vehicle between scenic highlights. Top sites you’ll see include Lagoa do Canario, Lagoa Santiago, the Fire Lake, Ribeira Grande, Caldeira Velha natural park, and more. You won’t have to worry about bringing snacks with you, as a local lunch and a liqueur tasting are included.
  • Duration: 7 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 7 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Full-Day 4WD Tour to Fogo Volcano

Take a thrilling 4x4 adventure to the Fogo Volcano from Ponta Delgada. This volcano crater sits almost 600 meters above sea level and abundant with diverse flora and fauna. Explore this area with your guide and head off the beaten track to find some beautiful panoramic views. Stop at a few villages along the way and even a small hot spring to relax after a long day of exploring.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Full Day Furnas - Private

You can expect: - Typical Lunch of Regional Cuisine (Famous Cooked of furnas)- Watch the withdrawal in the volcanic soil the famous stew of Furnas- Tea Plantation- Panoramic Views on the Furnas Lagoon- Furnas (Lake, Hot Spring´s);- Pool’s D. Beija or Terra Nostra Garden (optional);- Pico do Ferro Viewpoint;- Sta Iria viewpoit.
  • Duration: 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Walking Tour: Lagoa do Fogo from Ponta Delgada

Discover the ‘Lake of Fire’ on this small-group hiking tour that takes place on Wednesdays. Explore the lush jungle of Sao Miguel as you make your way up to Lagoa do Fogo, 1800 feet above sea level, and enjoy a dip in the cool waters. Admire the beautiful views of the southern coast of Sao Miguel during your descent and complete about 7.5 miles by the end of the tour.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Day Trip to Sao Miguel and Lakes

Get to know the best areas of Sao Miguel on a full-day trip to the Furnas Valley. Visit the historic center of Ribeira Grande, swim in the thermal hot springs of Caldeira Velha Natural Park, and take in the beautiful views at the Lagoa do Fogo vista. Enjoy an authentic lunch cooked with the underground heat—cozido das Furnas—before finishing up the tour at Europe’s only tea plantation, Cha Gorreana.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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São Miguel, Azores - Half day to Lagoa do Fogo

See some of São Miguel Island’s most in-demand attractions in the space of just half a day—this seamless tour makes exploring the island simple. Set off directly from your Ponta Delgada hotel and drive along the beautiful southern coast. You’ll ascend the Pico da Barrosa for views overlooking Lagoa do Fogo—an expansive crater lake, and one of the island’s most beautiful highlights. You’ll also visit a local liqueur manufacturer in Ribeira Grande, and can choose to explore the Caldeira Velha hot springs, too.
  • Duration: 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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West4Walk PRIVATE 4WD Tour up to 6PAX

Experience the beauty of Sao Miguel’s Sete Cidades lakes on this guided excursion. After a convenient hotel pick up in Ponta Delgada, visit sites like Lagoa das Empadadas, Caldeira das Sete Cidades, Lagoa Verde, Sete Cidades Village Church, and Lagoa do Canario. Enjoy a delicious complimentary lunch and access to a knowledgeable local guide along the way.
  • Duration: 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Tour to Furnas volcano complex - Full day

Furnas is located in São Miguel Island and it’s one of the most active places on the Island. Yes…active! Azores Islands are volcanic islands which means that there is still some volcanic activity going on in here.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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