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Sete Cidades Island Tour by Van

Price: $45.00
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Perfect for travelers on a tight schedule, this half-day tour will introduce you to the famous Sete Cidades (Seven Cities) crater lake. The lake - which is actually a twin lake - connects two distinct water masses via a narrow strait. Do not leave the Azores until you've laid eyes on this beautiful sight. Book your Sete Cidades tour today.

Before you get the main attraction, you'll spend part of this tour at a pineapple plantation. Here, you'll learn about the fruit and the different stages of growth, all while enjoying a liqueur tasting. Once you're done here, you'll heard to a nearby peak -- Pico do Carvao - for some great photos; this vantage point overlooks the center of Sao Miguel Island and lets you see the different coasts.

More photo ops await at another viewpoint - Vista do Rei - where you'll finally get a good look at Sete Cidades' namesake lake. Relax and take it all in: It's quite the experience to witness this beauty up close. After admiring the landscape, you'll begin your return journey to Ponta Delgada - but not before stopping by another lake (Lagoa de Santiago) for one last photo op.

Shore Excursion Size
Shore Excursion Type
Cultural, Scenic
Shore Excursion Duration
3 Hours 30 Minutes
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Shore Excursion Leaves From
A taxi (approximately 7 EUR each way, not included) may be needed to reach your departure location. (Full details will be provided in your electronic ticket upon confirmation.)
Food/Beverage Provided
Not Included
Recommended Dress
We recommend wearing comfortable clothing with closed-toe shoes and a light jacket. We also encourage you to bring water, a backpack, sunscreen, sunglasses, and a hat.
Guests 18 years and younger are required to be accompanied by their parents / legal guardian, or have some form of a written authorization from them.
5 Stars5Based On 12 Reviews Review This Tour
4 StarsSete Cidades Island TourSeptember 30, 2018

Reviewer: Francis Murzello
Tour was good so was the guide. However the directions to get to the tour would have been better with a clear map as to the location. With the directions from the ship docking location.The Tour company's name should be noted in the directions.

5 StarsIsland Tour August 06, 2018

Reviewer: Valerie Deal
Yes I am in Valerie Deal

5 StarsWonderful tour guide and of course, tourMay 22, 2018

Reviewer: Adam CLARK
It's a "Must do" from Ponta Delgada. Starting from the very exact instructions on how to find the tour commencement, to the content of the tour. All was good. The scenery was the prime thing though. It was clear that all enjoyed the trip and the smaller size of the bus compared with that being offered by the cruise line was a bonus. Strongly recommend.

5 StarsSao Miguel Island and Sete Cidades is AmazingMay 21, 2018

Reviewer: Dwight Mossman and Daniel Demers
Sete Cidades Island Tour by Van (guide Luis) was a fantastic tour and great value for the money. The tour size and the knowledgeable local guide made the experience wonderful.

5 StarsOutstanding excursion with personalized serviceMay 21, 2018

Reviewer: Dave F
Our guide Ricardo did an excellent job showing us the beautiful sites on the island. We only had 6 folks on our trip and he personalized for us in a way that made us feel special. A bonus was the stop for tea/beer/etc about half way through our tour. Would definitely recommend and can't beat the price.

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