Head north along pleasant country roads lined with flowers to the oldest town in the Azores, Ribeira Grande. Explore the pretty town square and church and admire the traditional architecture with buildings constructed of basalt with original windows and decorations. The Pico de Barrosa viewpoint in the centre of the island overlooks the Fire Lake, a natural water wonder in the crater of an extinct volcano. It's an area of great calm and beauty – enjoy the magnificent lake views and unspoiled greenery. Move on to visit a working pineapple plantation and gain a unique insight into tropical agriculture.

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