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Caldeira das Sete Cidades.

10 km from Ponta Delaga, Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel, Portugal
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Geologic Formations
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Brussels
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102 reviews 102 reviews
48 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 NEW

One of the main sites and very beautiful. Several challenging walks! We enjoyed the cafe by the lake at Sete, in one of the modern square blocks right on the lakeside.

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Groningen, The Netherlands
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96 reviews 96 reviews
28 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

+ beautiful views, great swimming in the blue lake, very quiet, sun bathing on the grass, or lay in the shade, restaurant nearby Tip; bring a thick towel to lay on, the grass is very rough

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Wokingham, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

I hired a mountain bike and made the climb up from the coast. It's a beautiful ride around the rim on the gravel roads. Make sure you ride anti-clockwise and you'll get the steep climbs on tarmac and long sweeping downhills on the gravel. Not a technical ride at all, but a bit of puff needed to make the 2K... More

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Bellingham, Massachusetts
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96 reviews 96 reviews
62 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

You can't got to the Azores and not see this.. It's breathtaking, we climbed to the top of the hotel to get an even better view, but any view on a clear day is well worth the drive. Didn't get to do a hike, but next time I will!

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Newmarket, Canada
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42 reviews 42 reviews
11 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

We enjoyed hiking around the lake. We were lucky it was a clear sunny day and we got some stunning photos. We drove down to the lakes as well. We went several times and found different view points each time. Take a picnic and enjoy the views.

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Sacramento, California
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48 attraction reviews
155 helpful votes 155 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

To me, this is the number one sight to see in Sao Miguel and maybe all of the Azores? On the right day, it is absolutely spectacular and you will come away with photo that don't look real! I went twice in my lifetime and could not see a thing as it can be covered in fog and mist. For... More

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Antwerp, Belgium
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

we did a jeeptour with picodesaventures. Bruno was our guide. He's great, really easygoing, adventurous, never a dull moment with Bruno

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Hemiksem, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Really nice environment. We took a jeep tour to go over there. The jeep can reach places where a bus, taxi or rented car can never come.

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Aurora
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51 reviews 51 reviews
17 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014 via mobile

The place has the feel of an alpine hamlet, though without the nice cafés and restaurants. Anyway, the drive in and out is terrific, and there is good walking around most of the lakeshore on roads. You can also hike in from the rim of the caldera if you're intrepid. There are many picnic spots as well. Lovely.

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Faro, Portugal
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34 reviews 34 reviews
6 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Such beauty is exciting. In the Azores, in particular on the island of São Miguel, we can experience unique sensations arising from the natural beauty and the aesthetic sense (in perfect harmony) human intervention. Magnificent!

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