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Lagoa do Fogo, Ribeira Cha

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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 Cha with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.
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  • Lovely mountains and incredible views of both the lake and the sea coast as you descend the trail. Come prepared to hike! The trail is steep and parts of it are exposed to the sun. Walking poles... 
    Lovely mountains and incredible views of both the lake and the sea coast as you descend the trail. Come prepared to hike! The trail is steep and parts of it are exposed to the sun. Walking poles...  more »
  • My favorite lake of the island. You have to download the app spot azores to check the webcam daily, as this lake gets foggy almost daily!. The track down is made of multiple steps, so be aware that... 
    My favorite lake of the island. You have to download the app spot azores to check the webcam daily, as this lake gets foggy almost daily!. The track down is made of multiple steps, so be aware that...  more »
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