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 Rota da Água
Distance: 14 km ⋅ Difficulty: Medium
This scenic walk allows you to explore the south flank of Fogo Volcano. Enjoy amazing views over towns and villages along the south coast as you walk through beautiful pasture lands.
Then, immersed deep in the valleys of lush vegetation, discover the secrets of The Water Route, where numerous springs and a maze of tunnels, aqueducts, and pipelines capture and convey the water to supply the urban areas.
Admire the geological formations that display peculiar morphologies. Those most attentive may find the Triturus cristatus, an endangered species of newt.
What to Bring
- Camera and binoculars
Please wear comfortable clothing and walking shoes.
- Route Map