Sete cidades hike

sete cidades hike

How to hike Sete Cidades in Portugal?

At between 1,150-1,300 feet from rim to crater, it’s a fairly moderate Sete Cidades hike. Cross the bridge that separates the lagoa azul from the lagoa verde and you’ll be in the town. Once down at lake level, you’ll see that the town of Sete Cidades is relatively quiet.

What is Sete Cidades known for?

Sete Cidades is Portuguese for “Seven Cities.” People who have heard of it know it is “the place with the blue and green lakes.” It is one of the most beautiful geographical areas on the West side of Saõ Miguel, an island in the Azores. The Caldeira de Sete Cidades is one of the most photogenic areas of the Azores,...

How to see Sete Cidades from Vista do Rei?

The view of Sete Cidades Lake and village is spectacular from Vista do Rei viewpoint. The Vista do Rei (PR03 SMI) walking trail starts west of the viewpoint. The walk to the lakeside is about 7 km. You can grab a bite to eat as food vans typically operate in the viewpoint’s parking lots.

How many lakes are in Sete Cidades?

Discover the western part of the island and the large fairy-tale crater of Sete Cidades. Admire the two crater lakes, one green and one blue, separated by a seven-arched bridge that symbolically represents the seven cities of the lost continent of Atlantis. Local lore states that these twin lakes were formed by the tears of two star-crossed lovers.

How many trails are there in Sete Cidades?

Whether youre getting ready to hike, bike, trail run, or explore other outdoor activities, AllTrails has 10 scenic trails in the Sete Cidades area. Enjoy hand-curated trail maps, along with reviews and photos from nature lovers like you.

What is Sete Cidades known for?

Sete Cidades is Portuguese for “Seven Cities.” People who have heard of it know it is “the place with the blue and green lakes.” It is one of the most beautiful geographical areas on the West side of Saõ Miguel, an island in the Azores. The Caldeira de Sete Cidades is one of the most photogenic areas of the Azores,...

How many lakes are in Sete Cidades?

Discover the western part of the island and the large fairy-tale crater of Sete Cidades. Admire the two crater lakes, one green and one blue, separated by a seven-arched bridge that symbolically represents the seven cities of the lost continent of Atlantis. Local lore states that these twin lakes were formed by the tears of two star-crossed lovers.

Is Sete Cidades the most photographed and Instagrammable place of the Azores?

While on Sete Cidades hiking trails, you’ll see why the lagoa Sete Cidades is the most photographed and instagrammable place of the Azores. These blue and green lakes are pure magic. ( feature image c/o Michael Laungani)

How long does the Vista do Rei/Sete Cidades trail take?

The Vista do Rei/Sete Cidades trail starts at King’s View of Belvedere and ends in the parish of Seven Cities lasting a total of about 2 hours.

What to do in Sete Cidades?

Vista do Rei is a famous viewpoint on the west coast of São Miguel island in the Azores. It belongs to the town of Sete Cidades, Ponta Delgada county. It is popular due to the clear view it offers over the crater of Sete Cidades with its two-colored lake.

What to see near Vista do Rei?

Near Vista do Rei, there are so many things to see! Discover our article about Ponta da Ferraria, an outstanding hot spring in the middle of the Atlantic ocean that is close to Sete Cidades. Nature lover and adventure seeker, Mélissa is a French girl who landed in the Azores 3 years ago and never let go of this paradise in the Atlantic.

How to get to Mata do Canário/Sete Cidades?

Arriving to the road junction with the trail PR 04 SMI - Mata do Canário/Sete Cidades, turn right, to the road of Arrebentões, direction Sete Cidades. This part of the trail it is quite inclined and slippery and therefore you should proceed carefully, along the main road.

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