Ribeira Grande and Lagoa Island Tour by Van

Price: $99.00
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Shore Excursion Size ? Small
Shore Excursion Type Cultural, Scenic, Water/Beach
Shore Excursion Duration 8 Hours
Activity Level ? Easy
Shore Excursion Leaves From ? A taxi (approximately 7 EUR each way, not included) may be needed to reach your departure location.
Food/Beverage Provided Lunch at a local, traditional restaurant is included.
Recommended Dress We recommend wearing your swimsuit under comfortable clothing with closed-toe shoes and a light jacket. We also suggest bringing water, sunscreen, a hat, sunglasses, a backpack, and a towel.
Restrictions Guests ages 18 years and younger must be accompanied by their parents or legal guardian, or have some form of a written authorization from them.

Ribeira Grande and Lagoa Island Tour by Van

Explore the northern part of Sao Miguel Island on this fun van excursion. During this Ribeira Grande tour, you will have a chance to not only experience the landscapes on this side of the island but also appreciate the local customs and architecture. Book this Portugal tour for a unique glimpse into the Azores.

Your tour around Ribeira Grande starts with a trip to a ceramic factory, where you'll learn about pottery making from local experts. From there, you'll continue toward the peak Pico da Barrosa for a jaw-dropping view of Lagoa do Fogo, the famous crater lake; this area is a hub for volcanic activity and the lake is the result of centuries of it.

Afterward, expect to stop for a thermal bath and enjoy Caldeira Velha, a popular waterfall. All that exploring is sure to work up an appetite, so you will grab lunch at a local restaurant serving traditional Portuguese cuisine.

Once you're recharged, there's plenty more to do, including a scenic architecture walk in the city as well as a visit to a renowned liquor factory; at the latter, you'll get to sample several regional spirits before finally heading back to Ponta Delgada.