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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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$37.81*
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Fire Lake Hiking Tour from Ponta Delgada
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Small-Group Jeep Tour of Lagoa do Fogo from Ponta Delgada
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Monte Escuro Walking Tour from Ponta Delgada

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Amazing view, must see

In the centre of Sao Miguel island, not too far from Ponta Delgada, amazing view of the lake from the top of the crater, accessible via jeep or similar vehicle, view is just... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Sanja B
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Toronto, Canada
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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

In the centre of Sao Miguel island, not too far from Ponta Delgada, amazing view of the lake from the top of the crater, accessible via jeep or similar vehicle, view is just breathtaking! Don't miss the beautiful scenery and fantastic landscape everywhere you look.

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Budapest, Hungary
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First day of our trip to Azores we wanted to go there, you couldn't see anything! So much mist. A couple of days later, you again saw a cloud on the mountain. The last day it was a beautiful day, so we tried it again, and... no mist! Beautifull! What a view. So silent. There is a hiking trail which... More 

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Ponta Delgada, Portugal
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 8, 2017

It's the most natural volcano that you have on the island. No houses or cows just pristine nature. You have the option of walking down to the water level on a 20min down walk. Theres other options for hiking but guided is recommended

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 5, 2017

Don't miss visiting the crater lake on the volcano, Lagoa do Fogo, Lake of fire, it is a beautiful scenery and a nature reserve if you fancy a walk around it

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 5, 2017

The “PRC-2-SMI Praia – Lagoa do Fogo” trail starts iclose to Ribeira do Praia bridge and it takes around 2 hours each way. The path goes up for 2-3 kms,until it reaches the "levadas" through a luscious and green forest, and it finishes in a volcanic landscape with green endemic plants and birds (including seagulls nesting) before reaching the lagoa.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 30, 2016

We went straight from the airport because we checked the webcam and found it was sunny. The weather changes by the minute and this was the best tip we had for the Azores. It was beautiful but the trail looks easy down, it is a son-of-a-gun going up.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 28, 2016

We went up the mountain and stopped at different viewing points. They were all equally beautiful. You have to look up to the top of the mountain before going there. If you see clouds, you will see nothing :P

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 20, 2016

Excellent views to the volcano crater + lake inside. The edges covered with beautiful flowers and the water below is just amazingly green/blue.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 16, 2016 via mobile

We decided to do the short hike at Lago do Fogo. We took a taxi from P.Delgada to the viewing point (25€) and toke the steps down to the base of the lake. this takes about 30 minutes (for us, this was including stopping a few times to take pictures). The steps are high, and the path bit narrow, so... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 12, 2016 via mobile

For me, Lagoa do Fogo is one of the best attractions on the island of Sao Miguel. It's an exceptional wonder of the world! It crosses the island. So there are 2 main roads going up from either the north or south points of the island. Along the way you can stop at different viewpoints to capture the beauty of... More 

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