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“birds singing” (2 reviews)
“narrow road” (2 reviews)
“magical place” (2 reviews)
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Vila Franca do Campo, Sao Miguel, Portugal

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I really loved this lake. There's a walk down then the most beautiful, serene area with just the sounds of nature. It's the opposite of build up and I hope it stays that way. You can drive all the way along the bumpy track to...More

Thank Mark S
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Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

This lake is a small mostly green lake surrounded by gorgeous trees. It is quite a hike down to the lake from the road. The road is also unpaved for about 1 km or less. The hike was mostly downhill there and then obviously a...More

Thank Mandy007
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Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

We parked by the road and followed the farmer’s road for about 10 minutes until we came to the lake sign. Then we hiked down a forest path for about 15minutes. It was very nice and lush. We arrived at the lake and enjoyed the...More

Thank Cosmo29
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Reviewed 8 February 2018 via mobile

This place made me feel (again, like in the Garden of Furnas) like in the cartoon Princesse Mononoké. The lake is beautiful, but the wild nature on your way is like a dream: soft silence, birds singing...we were carrying our kids (9 months and 4...More

Thank tollimolli
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Reviewed 4 January 2018

The promenade is itself a special voyage towards the center of an old vulcano. when you reach the bottom, you face a serene lagoon with warm water, where you can swim. What a place!

Thank Gonçalo A
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Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

Lagoa do Congro is a beautiful secluded lake, hidden from view. The hike is short, about 15-20mins. No swimming allowed, but I think some locals do it in summer. It is too cold to swim anyway in winter! Definitely worth the hike.

Thank Simon v
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Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

It’s a beautiful area... takes a few minutes to get down there and is decently steep on the way back up. But, completely worth the effort!

Thank Tawbie
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Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

First of all, you can’t miss this place while visiting Azores! Perfect for walking chat, being alone for a while, enjoy the nature, observe paradise... congro can be the right place for everything! Enjoy, easy to get there from vila Franca do campo or furnas,...More

Thank Daniel M
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Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

This small lagoon is not one of the best known in São Miguel Island but it’s surely magnificent! Not very easy to reach (probably that’s why is still so peaceful and magical). First a narrow road and than you must walk down 10 to 15...More

Thank 523paulot
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Reviewed 1 August 2017

We walked down to the lake as the only way you can see it ! Took about 20 min to get there ! Steep but wide walk way be aware at points you will be climbing over tree roots , walking in mud, on loose...More

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