Sete cidades

sete cidades

What is the population of Sete Cidades?

Sete Cidades is a civil parish in the center of the municipality of Ponta Delgada, that is likewise located in the center of a massive volcanic crater three miles across, also referred to as Sete Cidades. The population in 2011 was 793, in an area of 19.19 km².

What is Sete Cidades lake?

Sete Cidades Lake is located in a volcanic crater. It is about 4 kilometres long by 2 kilometres wide with a depth of 30 metres. The lake is one of the seven Natural Wonders of Portugal and the largest natural fresh water reservoir in the Azores. The colour difference between the Green and Blue Lakes is more obvious on sunny days.

What to do in Sete Cidades?

The village is part of the parish of Sete Cidades which lies completely within the crater. The parish includes the village and the beautiful green pastures and gardens around the shores of the Sete Cidades Lake. The bridge separating the two lagoons of Sete Cidades Lake is the perfect spot to get a close up view of these calm lakes.

What is the Sete Cidades volcano?

Caldeira Seca, one of the seven polygenetic cones formed during the 36,000 years of activity within the caldera The Sete Cidades volcano is situated on the extreme western portion of the island of São Miguel occupying an area of approximately 110 square kilometres (42 sq mi) and refers to a polygenetic volcano (Sete Cidades Massif) and caldera.

What is Sete Cidades in the Azores?

1) What is Sete Cidades Azores Sete Cidades (translated to “Seven Cities”) is a small town on the western end of Sao Miguel Island in the Azores. The town sits on the base of the Lagoa Azul and Lagoa Verde and has a population of less than 1,000 people.

Where is Sete Cidades Protected Landscape Area?

Sete Cidades Protected Landscape Area. Sete Cidades is a civil parish in the center of the municipality of Ponta Delgada, that is likewise located in the center of a massive volcanic crater three miles across, also referred to as Sete Cidades. The population in 2011 was 793, in an area of 19.19 km².

How do I get to Sete Cidades?

Head to Sete Cidades on a day when the weather outlook is best and be sure to check the Azores webcams before you head out. The first stop of your day will be the Miradouro da Vista do Rei (Miradouro = Viewpoint). It is a 30 or so minute drive from Ponta Delgada as you weave your way higher up on the island.

What does Lagoa das Sete Cidades stand for?

/  37.85500°N 25.78639°W  / 37.85500; -25.78639 Lagoa das Sete Cidades ( Portuguese: [lɐˈɡo.ɐ dɐʃ ˈsɛt (ɨ) siˈdadɨʃ], Lagoon of the Seven Cities) is a twin lake situated in the crater of a dormant volcano on the Portuguese archipelago of the Azores.

Where is Sete Cidades?

Sete Cidades (translated to “Seven Cities”) is a small town on the western end of Sao Miguel Island in the Azores. The town sits on the base of the Lagoa Azul and Lagoa Verde and has a population of less than 1,000 people. While the town itself is a great place to visit, there is so much to do and see near the area.

What to do in the Sete Cidades in Lisbon?

It is an incredible site to take in and enjoy for your first glimpse of the Sete Cidades area. Right across the street from the viewpoint, you will see the abandoned hotel of Monte Palace. It is quite the eerie place to explore and should be done at your own risk.

What makes Sete Cidades so special?

Named one of the Seven Wonders of Portugal and classified as a Rede Natura 2000 Protected Vista, Sete Cidades are a unique location in the world, which any traveler coming through the islands has the duty of visiting.

What to do after Sete Cidades?

After visiting Sete Cidades, you have pretty much hit the highlights of Sete Cidades. But, if you have extra time, there are two other interesting places nearish to Sete Cidades that I recommend to round out your afternoon. The first is the natural thermal springs of Ferraria.

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