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Lagoa do Fogo, Sao Miguel

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Hike through the untouched nature surrounding Lagoa do Fogo, a crater lake at the center of Sao Miguel Island. This vividly blue body of water fills a crater that was formed from a volcanic eruption in 1563. The lake is the highest above sea level on the island and is protected by the government, which has banned any modern construction around the lake to preserve its beauty. Follow the trail leading down to the lake. If you prefer not to hike, you can simply visit the tranquil lake by car or with a tour and take in the views from high above. Plan trip to Ribeira Grande with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.
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  • The first time could not look anything since when you arrive at the top entered fog and not looked anything but worth it again a wonderful thing that you should not stop watch
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  • For me the most beautiful lagoon of the island. It's a fantastic sight. Nature has wonderful landscapes and this is one of them.
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  • Lookout point with a beautiful view. Well worth visiting and see how beautiful it is. One of the places that we have to see and enjoy.
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