Sao Vicente Caves & Volcanism Centre, Sao Vicente

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Tour the ancient Sao Vicente Caves & Volcanism Centre, which boast some of Portugal's first caves to be open to the public. These caves were discovered in 1885 but didn't open for public use until 1996. This natural, rugged site was formed by a volcanic eruption about 890,000 years ago. Follow the 1,000 m (3,281 ft) underground route, and emerge from your tour at the Volcano Center. Here you can learn even more about the island, its history, and the caves through carefully crafted audiovisual displays. Plan to visit Sao Vicente Caves & Volcanism Centre during your Sao Vicente vacation using our convenient Sao Vicente tour planner.
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  • The cave is worth watching if you have never been to a place like this before. The tour itself lacks a bit of information but the museum afterwards provides you with more. The price of 8,50€ is worth ...  more »
  • Very interesting and impressive, the guide is excellent, very good explanation in English or Portuguese. 
  • Extremely interesting to see and have explained how the lava caves were formed. Not well signposted, but worth the effort to find the caves