Take in the complete scenery of the island of São Miguel. Enjoy the hills of pasture and the views over lakes and the sea.
- Picnic lunch
Walking Tour of Fogo Lake
Distance: 12 km ⋅ Difficulty: Medium
This walking tour takes place in the south-central area of São Miguel. A part of this walk is done along a levada (an irrigation channel). Along this path, you can see several species of plants native only to the Azores.
The high point of your hike is the arrival at Fogo Lake, located over 1,800 feet (575 metres) above sea level. It’s one of the most beautiful lakes of the Azores. This lake, bordered by an incredible landscape, occupies the bottom of the caldera formed by the Água de Pau Volcano.
What to Bring
- Camera and binoculars
Please wear comfortable clothing and walking shoes.
- Route Map