Fajã da Caldeira do Santo Cristo

Vista do Rei - Sete Cidades - São Miguel PR03 SMI


Trail Info

This trail starts at Vista do Rei viewpoint, goes through the southwest slope of the Sete Cidades ridges and ends inside the village. Throughout the walk it is possible to contemplate the interior of the crater with its different lakes and volcanic formations.

Arriving to the tarmac road there is a possibility to make a small detour, to the left and visit the viewpoint of Lomba do Vasco with a view over the west coast, focusing on the village of Mosteiros and its small islets.

The trail continues right, on the regional road, descending towards the village of Sete Cidades. Follow the marks, turn left and continue on a dirt road.

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.

When in the village, profit to visit the requalification project of the lake banks and Casa do Parque. Finish the trail next to the church of São Nicolau


Trail Information

Category - Linear
Difficulty - Easy
Extension - 7.7 km
Time average - 2h00
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