At the Pico Gordo (622 m asl), next to the lake Lagoa do Negro.
From the road Angra do Heroismo to Biscoitos, turn off and follows signs to Lagoa do Negro.
JAN to MAR Tue, Wed, Fri, Sat 14:30-17.
APR to MAY daily 14:30-17.
JUN to SEP daily 14-18.
OCT to DEC Tue, Wed, Fri, Sat 14:30-17.
Adults EUR 9, Children (0-12) free.
Groups (30+): Base Fee EUR 300, Additional Adults EUR 10.
|Light:||Incandescent Electric Light System|
|Dimension:||L=510 m, H=90 %.|
|Guided tours:||D=30 min,|
|Photography:||allowed, no tripod|
|Address:||Os Montanheiros, Rua da Rocha 8, 9700-169 Angra do Heroísmo, Tel: +351-295-212992, Cell: +351-961-362215, Fax: +351-295-216465. E-mail:|
|As far as we know this information was accurate when it was published (see years in brackets), but may have changed since then.
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|01-DEC-1998||opened as a show cave.|
|2003||entrance building enlarged.|
This lava tube is used by the locals every year at Christmas to celebrate a Mass (25-DEC at 11). Originally an undeveloped cave, the number of visitor increased drastically during the last years, and so it was developed by the mountaineering club Os Montanheiros.