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

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Great Hiking experience!!

I was staying in Ponta Delgada. I didn't rent a car nor did I booke a tour. Therefore, I took the public bus (313) that took me to Remedios, from there I hiked to the lagoa. I... read more

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montreal
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I was staying in Ponta Delgada. I didn't rent a car nor did I booke a tour. Therefore, I took the public bus (313) that took me to Remedios, from there I hiked to the lagoa. I took me about an 1h10 going up and maybe 45-50 min coming down. The views are outstanding going up and coming down. I... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Fogo Lake is absolutely beautiful. It's so rare to see a place that is completely wild and untouched by people. It's both the smallest and youngest volcano on the island, but seeing it is hugely reliant on the weather. The best views are from above, but if there's fog, which there often is, it'll be impossible to see anything. If... More 

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Thank rhyamb
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Been here a week ago ( April 2017), what an amazing lake! 3 incredible view points on the way to the best one - Miradouro da Lagoa do Fogo. from this view point you can do a really nice, easy going trail that takes around 30 minutes in each direction (with stops to catch a breath and admire the view).... More 

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1 Thank HadarShaked
Riverside, CA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

ANother of the several highlights of this beautiful island in the Azores. Great to hike around ...get there on a clear day...worth waiting for that day for this excursion....not to be missed

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Nijmegen, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took the road leading us from Maia to Lagoa de Fogo. The sometimes quite steep secondary roads led us along fields and bushes, sometimes crossing brook valleys and finally after a large number of turns we arrived at the first viewpoint which offered us a splendid view over this crater lake. When we were there it was quite cloudy... More 

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Thank JW_Dam
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful Lake and best geographic monument on Sao Miguel. Don't forget your solid shoes and walk down to have amazing views, but it's not an easy hiking trail.

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Stratford, Canada
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The island offers so much beautiful landscapes and views, but to be on the rim of a volcano is something else entirely. Stunning, Careful on the winding roads up

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

We drove up the volcano from the South side and over to the North side. The road twists and there are several hairpin bends so it I interesting driving. There are lots of view points with parking up both sides and at the top a much larger parking area. From this you can walk up to the masts for the... More 

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Reviewed 18 March 2017

My husband and I drove out there thinking we were just gone take a look over the rim and then drive back. We decided that it was too beautiful to just view from the top- we had to go down. First the drive up)if coming from the south) can be pretty steep but it is manageable. My husband and I... More 

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Reviewed 28 January 2017 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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