Gruta do Carvão

This geologic formation of volcanic origin has approximately 1650 meters in length and an average height of two to three meters, and there are places where more than five meters. The width is very variable, sometimes reaching 10 metres. Be sure to repair, on the ceiling, in the beautiful stalactites of lávica origin, with conical shapes and smooth surfaces.

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9500,Ponta Delgada

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Natural Resources near Gruta do Carvão

Lagoa de Santiago, Ginetes

Lagoa de Santiago


One of the lagoons of the parish of the Sete Cidades (Seven Towns). In the past, one was not able to view the Santiago Lagoom because the close by lands were p…

Sete Cidades, Sete Cidades

Lagoa Azul / Lagoa das Sete Cidades


It is one of the famous lagoons of the Sete Cidades (Seven Towns). Surrounded by an edenic scenery, it is quite inviting for a stroll or a picnic by its peacef…

Lagoa do Canário, Santo António

Lagoa do Canário


A small lagoon surrounded by a forest park and a picnic area. At this place there is also a belvedere with lovely views of the Gruta do Inferno (Hell's Cave), …

Lagoa Rasa, Ponta Delgada

Lagoa Rasa


Small pond with a very particular formation, seeming to be located in the crater of a volcano. Is surrounded by a pleasant green space, ample and quiet, ideal …

Lagoas Empadadas, Ponta Delgada

Lagoas Empadadas


A group of small lagoons, surrounded by dense woods and separated by a narrow stretch of land. A place of great beaty and tranquility.

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