Lagoa do canario

lagoa do canario

Where is the starting point of the Lagoa do Canario?

The starting point of the hike is located in a small parking lot just down the road from the entrance to Lagoa do Canario and the Miradouro da Boca do Inferno. If you have not checked these out during your trip, I am sure you will want to visit these prior (or even after) your hike.

What is the Mata do Canario – Sete Cidades hike?

The Mata do Canario – Sete Cidades hike begins not too far away from the famous Boca do Inferno viewpoint and makes its way counter clockwise all the way around the massive Sete Cidades crater, before finally finishing up in the town of Sete Cidades itself.

How to get from Lagoa do Canario to Boca do Inferno?

From Lagoa do Canario / Boca do Inferno entranceway you can either go right (towards Miradouro da Vista do Rei) or left (towards the starting point). If you turn left out of the entranceway you should find the starting point just a few minutes away by car.

Where to park for Miradouro Lagoa?

The lagoa is almost immediately on the left but is nothing special. Drive on for a few minutes and then park where there is an obvious miradouro sign on your left with the mandatory bbq area.

How to get from Lagoa do Canario to Boca do Inferno?

From Lagoa do Canario / Boca do Inferno entranceway you can either go right (towards Miradouro da Vista do Rei) or left (towards the starting point). If you turn left out of the entranceway you should find the starting point just a few minutes away by car.

Where is Lagoa do Caiado located?

/  38.45639°N 28.25056°W  / 38.45639; -28.25056 Lagoa do Caiado is the largest lake on Pico Island, Azores. The high-altitude lake is located on the Achada Plateau, an extensive volcanic mountain range covering most of the central area of the island. The waters are clear and are used for public supply since 1993.

How to get to the Lagoa Empadadas?

You walk along some mountain paths to the second highest peak of the island, the Pico das Eguas. You can get rid of the car along the main road from the Lagoa do Canario or just before the left turn and the steep gravel path to the Lagoa Empadadas.

How to get back to town from the canario hike?

Also if you look at the maps, there is an opportunity at the end of the hikes to either hike back into town on the road or around a small caldera. The Canario hike has a left turn on the second farm road after leaving the forest. When we were there it was not well marked (as opposed to the rest of the trail).

How long is the walk to Miradouro da Boca do Inferno?

It is a quick 5 minute walk from the main road to the lagoon, where you can relax and take in the serene greenery. It is now time for the view you have all been waiting for – the one and only Miradouro da Boca do Inferno.

What is the meaning of Boca do Inferno?

The Portuguese word “miradouro” translates to “viewpoint” and Boca do Inferno means “Hell’s Mouth”, which gives us “The Hell’s Mouth Viewpoint”. The area all around the viewpoint was created by volcanic eruptions, which is where the name is thought to be derived from.

Where to park for Miradouro Lagoa?

The lagoa is almost immediately on the left but is nothing special. Drive on for a few minutes and then park where there is an obvious miradouro sign on your left with the mandatory bbq area.

What can you see at Lagoa Azul?

As you walk along the trail to the end of the viewpoint, you will see Lagoa Azul out in the distance alongside some additional craters and lakes of Sete Cidades. These include Lagoa de Santiago (the crater directly in front of you) and Lagoa Rasa (the smaller crater to the left).

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