Extinct volcanic mountain - Monte Gordo, crowned with a large rebate crater, denominated locally by Caldeirão, with 3.7 km of perimeter and 300 meters of depth, where is lodged the Lagoon of Caldeirão.

Where you can see several lagoons, peat bogs and small “islets”, two long and five round. Morro dos Homens, the highest point of the island, is on the southern rim of the Caldeirão, 718 meters high, above the average level of the sea. In addition to this elevation, we can also highlight: Lomba Redonda (486m), Crown of Pico (267m), Morro da Fonte (371m), Espigãozinho (598m) and Serrão Alto (663m), integral parts of the island’s central volcano.



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Fogo lagoon highlighted in Europe

According to the portal Sapo Viagens, Lagoa do Fogo was chosen by the European Best Destination as one of the 18 most beautiful landscapes in Europe. According to the portal, “Across Europe there are breathtaking landscapes. From untouched landscapes to charming villages by the lake, passing through colorful forests and quiet islands, in Europe there is a little bit of …

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Can you smell the images?

The image above was taken where the famous Furnas stew is made. Volcanic activity is intense and the whole area has a strong and unique smell. A family walks through a place that is difficult to access. It is on the banks of the Fogo lagoon, where the smell of fresh water mixed with humidity allows you to smell this …

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