Sparkling lakes and stunning gardens surround you as you explore S. Miguel Island. A scenic, narrated drive takes you to past picturesque villages on the way to Feteiras. Keep an eye out for both houses built on the rough undecorated lava and take in the view from the 2000-foot-high volcano. Legend has it that seven cities - the Sete Cidades once occupied the bottom of the crater.
This tour will pass through the western part of Ponta Delgada via the coastal roads before arriving at Feteiras where the route ascends to Sete Cidades. You'll visit the extinct crater of Sete Cidades, some 1,900 feet above sea level for some fantastic photo opportunities. From the edge o the crater, eight miles in circumference, there is is a magnificent view of the two lakes at the bottom. One is deep blue, reflecting the sky, while the other is bright green, due to the beautiful setting of the lush crater walls that are rich with vegetation, The tour will make a photo stop at Sete Cidades Crater Lakes and at the Carvao, lookout point to returning to the ship..
Note: Guests must be able to walk approximately 400 yards over even surfaces with 2 - 3 steps to enter/exit the coach. No shopping stops will be made on this excursion.