Environmental Interpretation Centre of Caldeira Velha, Ribeira Grande

Categories: Wildlife Areas, Nature & Parks
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4.3/5 based on 550+ reviews on the web
An important geosite of the Azores UNESCO Global Geopark, Environmental Interpretation Centre of Caldeira Velha, features a thermal spring that feeds two natural pools with temperatures of 27 C (80 F) and 38 C (100 F). Before donning your bathing suite and bathing the warm waters, stop into the interpretation center to learn about the geological origins, geodiversity, and biodiversity of the Azores and to peruse the samples of endemic plant life and rocks. The onsite 320 m (960 ft) Water Spring Walking Trail provides a fine warmup for your soak in the geothermal pools surrounded by dense and diverse vegetation. To protect the ecologically fragile area from mass tourism, the center keeps guided under the auspices of one its own technicians. Work out when and for how long to visit Environmental Interpretation Centre of Caldeira Velha and other Ribeira Grande attractions using our handy Ribeira Grande vacation generator.
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  • Place of mandatory stop and visit to enjoy for € 2 (children < 3 years do not pay) of stunning views, a spectacular vegetation and can swim in two natural hot springs outdoor one including waterfall.
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  • Very relaxing place to walk and have a thermal bath. You can watch the real endemics from the Azores. 
  • a nice bathroom at 39 degrees immersed in wonderful locations, forest waterfalls, ponds, thermal water.
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