Gruta das Agulhas

This characteristic lava tube is one of the main attractions of Porto Judeu, due to its curious characteristics and location. This cave was formed due to the eruption of the Algar do Carvão Volcano. Its name comes from some sedimentary formations on the walls and ceiling of the cave, in needle shape.


EM509, 185
9700,Porto Judeu


  • car access

Natural Resources near Gruta das Agulhas

Algar do Carvão

A dormant volcano, located in the Caldera Guilherme Moniz. One can go down to a depth of 100 metres to get to a lagoon with crystal clear waters. Way down belo…

Furnas do Enxofre

Place where several volcanic phenomena take place, as the fumaroles, which send hot gases and water vapors resulting from the infiltration of rain. They are cl…

Lagoa das Patas

Small lagoon located near a stream in the Serra de Santa Bárbara. It is at a very high altitude, which justifies the frequent fog, the calm and the silence. Th…

Lagoa do Ginjal

A small lagoon of serene waters, located on the Achada plain, the okdest volcanic crater on the Terceira island.


Pond situated on the slopes of the Serra de Santa Bárbara, inside a volcanic cone. This is one of the ponds more virgins and of greater natural beauty of the i…

Are you going to Angra do Heroísmo?

See the suggestions of places to visit we have for you!

Best Of  in Angra do Heroísmo

What do do near Gruta das Agulhas