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São Miguel West Full Day Tour with Setes Cidades Including Lunch

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Explore the West half of São Miguel island, including Sete Cidades, Fogo Lake, Caldeira Velha, Mosteiros, the pineapple greenhouses and a lot more.

Enjoy breathtaking views over the unforgettable Sete Cidades and Fogo crater lakes. See beautiful coastal views of the cliffs and beaches of the island's northwestern coast. immerse in the lush vegetation in the center of the island.

Lunch is authentic delicious local food, with drinks, dessert and coffee, all included!
• Personalised attention only possible in a small group (8 people per van).
• Expert guide to answer all your questions throughout the day.
• Book together with São Miguel East tour, to guarantee seeing the absolute best of São Miguel in just 2 days!
  • Enjoy a comprehensive itinerary that includes many of the region’s highlights
  • Explore lakes, cliffs, and jungle in Sete Cidades, Mosteiros, and Caldeira Velha
  • Gain insight into local life with lunch in Sete Cidades villages
  • Benefit from your guide’s personalized attention with a small-group tour
What to Expect
Begin your day with hotel pickup from your centrally located Ponta Delgada hotel. Meet your guide and small group, board your transport vehicle and set off on your journey of São Miguel’s western region. First, head to the pineapple greenhouses not far from Ponta Delgada. Savor their fresh scent and learn about Azorean cultivation methods, before traveling on to Sete Cidades. Explore the area’s natural landscape and take in island views from the Boca do Inferno and Vista do Rei viewpoints. Stop in the Sete Cidades village for lunch, including drinks, dessert, and coffee. When replenished, continue to Mosteiros and discover its coastal cliffs, then onto Lake Fogo and Caldeira Velha to view their natural splendor. Finally, visit the Ribeira Grande town and view the largest beach in the Azores. At the end of your tour, relax as you’re driven back to your hotel.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Ponta Delgada, Portugal

Traveler pickup is offered
If staying in Ponta Delgada city, please wait for pick-up at your accommodation between 9:00 - 9:20. We will go to the accommodation you provided at booking, no need to confirm pick-up.

If staying outside of Ponta Delgada city, please come meet us at the tourism information office in Ponta Delgada downtown or contact us to request a pick-up for an additional cost.


  • Nordela Airport, Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel Portugal

Ponta Delgada Cruise Terminal
Departure Time
9:00 AM
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Lunch, with food, drinks, dessert, and coffee
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off (Centrally located Ponta Delgada hotels)
  • Bottled water
  • Expert driver/guide
  • Entry/Admission - Caldeira Velha Environmental Interpretation Centre
  • Any service not mentioned as being included
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Instant confirmation at time of booking
  • Pick-up information required upon booking
  • Hotel pick-up is provided in Ponta Delgada city, please inquire about any other pickup locations for an additional fee
  • Pickup in Ponta Delgada city takes place between 9:00am and 9:20am
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 24 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We had taken the Sao Miguel East Full Day Tour the day before with Fernando. We jokingly mentioned that maybe he'll be our tour guide the next day - and lo and behold, 9:00am the next day, Fernando comes to get us! This was such...More

Date of experience: October 2019
1  Thank Michelle T
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The tour was very well-organized. Everything was well thought out. The van had WiFi and the tour guide had a mic hooked to the van’s speaker system so we could hear him clearly explaining and moderating the trip, which he did in a professional manner....More

1  Thank Achmead
Reviewed 4 days ago

Our tour guide, Miguel, was very knowledgable about all the stops and the Azores in general. He always made sure we were comfortable in the van and knew what stop was up next. Lunch was a delicious buffet in a small town called Sete Cidades....More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Vanessa W
Reviewed 6 days ago

We had the fortunate experience of doing his tour, as well as the East Tour, with Joao. We went to Lake Fogo first because conditions were for clear weather for that morning. Although there were initially high clouds blowing through, we got a good view....More

Date of experience: September 2019
1  Thank Susan F
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had the fantastic Joao as our tour guide. As we were picked up from our hotel we were told that Lake Fogo was clear of mist in the morning which is a rare occurrence so we were going to do the tour backwards to...More

Date of experience: September 2019
1  Thank Jobe73
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25 September 2019|
Response from jamessY5953MV | Reviewed this property |
Sorry-I’m unable to answer. We were picked up by a van at our hotel (Azor Hotel)
Jocelyn C
16 September 2019|
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Response from midcoastmainers | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you indicate what language you want on the tour when you book. Our tour guide Fernando spoke excellent English.
Key Details
  • Duration: 8h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Instant confirmation
  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: Portuguese
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