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Lagoa do Fogo

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Address: Miradouro da Serra Barrosa | Agua de Pau, Sao Miguel, Portugal
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Majestic and breath-taking

Beautiful place for a hike down to the lake. Bring a picnic and enjoy it on the beach while watching the fishermen haul in their catch for the day. A unique and lovely spot. Be... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 28, 2015
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Portsmouth, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

Beautiful place for a hike down to the lake. Bring a picnic and enjoy it on the beach while watching the fishermen haul in their catch for the day. A unique and lovely spot. Be prepared for windy conditions at the car park and dress for the possible change of weather which can happen any time of day.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

If you travel at all from Ponta Delgada to Furnas, or other areas on that end of the island, Lagoa do Fogo is a must see. Hopefully you'll have a clear day, and often that ridge creates cloud cover. It's also relatively high up, so you may want a sweater if you get chilly easily. The view and clarity is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

Best place in the world to listen to silence! Views to die for. take a guide to get the best spots. access can be tough - could walk up many paths or drive

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 via mobile

This was a beautiful place to site see. The beauty of the nature with walking paths and touring the by the water's edge with hot springs throughout. This is nature at its best.

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Other than one other couple, we were the only ones that were hiking at the time. Beautiful greenery everywhere and a relatively easy hike ~ 30 minutes down. Highly recommend it - wonderful views along the hike down.

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Bucharest, Romania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015 via mobile

The view from the top is very nice! The way to reach the view is magnificent! You see the ocean from both parts of the island.Also you can make a walk from the top to the lake.The nature is different from the others parts of the island.Beautiful place!

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015 via mobile

Shame we went there on our last day. We loved this one the most, even better than Sete Citades. Its much quiter and tranquil. You can go down and there are sandy places like little beaches, people were swimming in the lake. The drive is very steep but doable. Lovely place!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

If the sky is clear, change your plans and climb to the top to view the lake because you'll never know if that opportunity will come again during your stay. We were lucky on the 5th or 6th day of a 10 days visit.... We didn't think we'd see it from the top! TIPS: it took us time to figure... More 

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Elizabeth, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

this is a place you MUST VISIT on a sunnyday....its Breathtaking..nature all around you.its beautiful like a dream or fantasy in front of your eyes.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

We drove the short distance from Ponta Delgada and stopped at several of 'miradouro's '. The views are fantastic, constantly changing as the clouds roll across it.

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Address: Address: Miradouro da Serra Barrosa | Agua de Pau, Sao Miguel, Portugal
Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Azores  >  Sao Miguel

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