Caldeira das Sete Cidades, an important source of fresh water for the islands, provides a subtropical oasis of green hills, dense forests, and foggy bluffs. Formed by a prehistoric volcanic eruption followed by another in 1445, the area is actually a large volcanic crater. The resulting land offers an array of flora and fauna. Take one of the trails that will lead you up to the top of the crater, where you'll observe numerous lakes, the ocean, and the quaint town within. Work out when and for how long to visit Caldeira das Sete Cidades and other Sao Miguel attractions using our handy Sao Miguel trip planner .
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On a sunny day it is hard to beat this view, and we were lucky enough to see it on a sunny day. So many shades of green and blue We even went to the top of the abandoned hotel which gave us an extra s... more »
Top comme moyen de découvrir ce site, d en faire le tour, d y descendre déjeuner...des panoramas splendides....a recommander. more »Top as a way to discover this site, to go around it, to go down to lunch ... splendid panoramas.... to recommend.
Amazing views above the clouds. Just have to know how to avoid the crowds.
A beautiful, actually two beautiful lakes situated in the crater of a dormant volcano. The view from the top side is amazing, especially from the top of the abandoned hotel located on the southern part. Walking down close to the lakes is very nice too as there are some picnic areas and ducks swimming peacefully by. Unfortunately the weather wasn't the best but it was amazing nonetheless.html#
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