São Miguel, the’ Green Island’, is home to beautiful and diverse scenery including the Lagoa do Fogo, Fire Lake, a crater lake in the island’s centre, possibly the most beautiful spot in the archipelago.
The tranquil Azores are unspoilt islands of stunning natural beauty, embracing rugged cliffs, volcanic craters, towering peaks and bubbling hot springs. This Highly Commended tour gives a flavour of three of its islands: Faial, Terceira and São Miguel.
Packed with great destinations and unmissable sights. So that you get to see as much as possible, on these well-paced tours you'll travel further and may stay in a few more hotels. There could be a greater degree of walking too, sometimes over difficult terrain.
Enjoy an included half-day excursion to Ponta Delgada, capital of São Miguel. Once just a tiny fishing village, it is now the largest town in the Azores, with its Portuguese-influenced architecture evident in its white houses, impressive churches and convents. Particular highlights include the 16th-century St Sebastião and Chapel of Nossa Senhora da Esperanca.