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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  • Very informative guided tour of the caves followed by interesting video of how Madeira itself was formed. Easy access to caves and good parking nearby, well worth a visit.  more »
  • Excellent organization very beautiful Caves After two movies one of them in 3d in full marks for the two ladies tabs that do an excellent job very available to explain Love
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  • . . . . . . . . our group was too large (about 50 of us) and everything was repeated in two languages. The film had English subtitles and there wasn't enough seating for all of us for the film, and it...  more »