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Review of Gruta das Torres

Gruta das Torres
Ranked #4 of 38 things to do in Pico
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Reviewed August 28, 2013

Really interesting tour, suitable for children and adults in terms of length and content. Well worth the entrance fee.

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Reviewed August 17, 2013

It was one of the highlights of our trip to Azores and more specifically to the beautiful Pico Island. We arrived there at 12:05PM, slightly late for the 12:00PM visit, but they decided that we could have the guided visit only the 2 of us (me and my husband), as there was anyone else to go. So, we had the privilege of having a private tour! First we watch an informative film (interesting and not long) and then we were given an helmult and a torch each and off we go to the cave together with the guide! Take some trekking shoes with a good adherence as the path can be a bit slippery and take a light jacket as it is not warm inside.
Our guide (don't remember her name, sorry) was very nice and very knowledgeable about the cave, its formation, the several types of lava that could be identified and showing us the bacteria and fungus colonies with different colors. We had all the time we wanted to take pictures. It was a great time! Don’t miss the opportunity to visit a cave – lava tunnel - in almost its natural condition with no electric light or a path too easy to walk!!!

2  Thank CIVOG
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Reviewed July 3, 2013

This was a really fun excursion on Pico. This is the largest volcanic tunnel in Portugal and is quite an interesting tour. Even if you're not into science the location is spectacular and the tour is short enough that even kids should be able to endure it.

Thank jspez
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Reviewed April 24, 2013

This guided tour was a fun thing to do as part of our day trip to Pico. They provide hard hats and the guide gives you a brief history lesson.

Thank Cristina V
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Reviewed April 19, 2013

Young men-guide with a lot of knowlidge and very good english, very interesting and interactive visit. I can definitely recommend the visit!

1  Thank Medl S
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