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“A truly peaceful spot”

Lagoa das Empadadas
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US$41.45*
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Half-Day Sete Cidades Tour 4x4
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Reviewed 5 June 2017

We stopped here on our tour and walked the short path to the waters edge. It was a picturesque vista that we really enjoyed.

Thank Lorraine D
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Reviewed 31 May 2017

We did the 4.9 km Serra Devassa hike (PRC05SMI) to see the crater lakes around and including Lagoa Empadadas. The hike had a few climbs but less than 100 meters - and had spectacular views. Lagoa Empadadas was near the end of the hike- a manicured park with lots of colorful flowers housing the crater lakes. We went from "wild" crater lake, to "genteel" crater lake. Altogether an interesting hike.

Thank NMMc
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Reviewed 17 May 2017

Been here on the way to Sete Cidades. It was in the morning around 9am. The atmosphere was eerie the lake was surrounded by a thick fog. Good for a few picture.

Thank MrMarch
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Reviewed 15 May 2017

We were totally surprised by how lovely this area is! We parked outside the gate, along the road and walked to the lakes along a gravel road (only about 10 min to the lakes) and arrived at the lakes with no one else there, it was magical. Quiet, lots of bird song and lush vegetation. We walked up to the mirador (another 10 min) which gave a great view. Some people do decide to drive but I think it is a shame to spoil the area with cars.

Thank goodie71
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Reviewed 18 April 2017

You need some good legs to get here, and must be careful with the slippery ground. it's like a mirror and you see the trees reflected all around.

Thank Ana M
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