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Full Day Furnas and Fogo Lake Van Tour
"Departure to Lagoa do Fogo driving by the south side of the island towards Barrosa mountain. Stop at the belvederes to admire not only the beautiful quiet lake but also the landscape of the surroundings. The descent towards the north coast to visit the city of Ribeira Grande where you will have the opportunity to observe the Barroc Architecture from the XVII and XVIII centuries. The drive goes on along the Nort tea plantations at Gorreana and view of Pico de Ferro. From this viewpoint it is possible to see the biggest and oldest volcanic crater where Furnas Lake and spas are settled.'Cozido das Caldeiras' will be served for lunch at a local restaurant (opti there will be a stop at the hot springs. Return to Ponta Delgada passing by Furnas lake; Vila Franca do Campo the former capital of the island and the home of the artesian potteries and by the town of Lagoa.""""This incredible full day tour is the best way to feel and experience the volcanic origin of the Island
From EUR50.00
 
"Shore Excursion: Sete Cidades
Shore Excursions - Ponta Delgada"Shore excursion tour to Sete Cidades:After exploring several lakes around the area hop on an all-terrain ride for travel along the craters of Sete Cidades. Visit the small local parish.Shore excursion tour to Furnas:Meet the most romantic town in Portugal. In Furnas hot spring water is neighbor to the fresh spring water inside a volcano. See vegetation and fumaroles competing. Enjoy Furnas lake shore (a small trail hike can be included if wanted) and see how a traditional Portuguese plate is done in Furnas.S Fogo Lake. Visit the Caldeira Velha with its hot waterfall and natural pool for swimming. Explore a 4WD trail to a fresh water waterfall (a small trail hike can be included if wanted). Witness evidence of volcano activity at Ribeira Grande a small town in Caldeiras"""
From EUR48.00
 
Furnas Volcano and Lake Full-Day Tour with Lunch
"A world of beauty and mystery awaits you from the boilers to the fumaroles the ""natural kitchen"" where locals cook a stew in a hole in the ground as well as several pools with water heated naturally with the heat of the volcano it is impossible to remain indifferent to such diversity. Lunch is included and will be the typical and unique ""Cozido"" (stew).During the tour you will see: Santa Iria viewpoint tea factory & plantations
From EUR63.00

More Things to Do in Furnas

Fumaroles, holes and mineral waters

A freguesia das Furnas é ornamentada por fumarolas.Os tradicionais pratos de cozido à portuguesa, cozido de bacalhau, feijoada, polvo e arroz doce são cozinhados nos buracos que se encontram junto à...
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Jun 13, 2015

Poça da Dona Beija

Alegando falta de segurança, as autoridades locais acabaram por destruir a quase totalidade desta pitoresca gruta que tinha 7 metros de comprimento por 3 metros de largura.Algumas piscinas alimentadas...
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Avieira67
Jun 13, 2015

Parque Terra Nostra

A origem deste parque remonta ao ano de 1780 quando Thomas Hichkling, então vice-cônsul dos EUA em São Miguel, construiu uma casa de passar o verão. Depois de meados do século XIX, o jardim sofreu...
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Jun 13, 2015

Lagoa das Furnas

Around this lake there are spots where the delicious dishes [cozido à portuguesa] or [cozido de bacalhau] are made. You can prepare at home these dishes and bring them here to cook for about 4-6...
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Avieira67
Mar 21, 2015

Cozido das Furnas - stew cooked underground!

During our visit to Sao Miguel island in September 2014 we undertook a day trip with "UTC Azores" to the volcanic Furnas region.One of the main activities of this trip was to witness the cooking of...
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Oct 12, 2014

Drink from the natural mineral water springs

During our visit to Furnas in September 2014, we sampled the water from several of the natural mineral water springs around the volcanic Caldeiras das Furnas area.There are apparently 22 such springs;...
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Oct 12, 2014
 
 
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Caldeiras das Furnas

We visited Caldeiras das Furnas as part of a guided tour carried out by "UTC Azores" during our visit to Sao Miguel island in September 2014.This area of volcanic landscape is rather exciting – think...
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Oct 12, 2014

Miradouro do Pico de Ferro

Miradouro do Pico de Ferro is a lookout point that offers spectacular panoramic views over Furnas Lake and the village of Furnas.It is located high in the mountains to the north of the lake.We visited...
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Oct 12, 2014

Festivals

Sometimes there are religious festivals on Sundays. Furnas was having a big religious procession later that afternoon when we were there. The streets were covered with flowers for blocks and blocks,...
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JessieLang
May 29, 2009

The Gardens

The privately owned garden behind the Terra Nostra Garden Hotel is open to the public for a fee. (Entrance to the gardens may be included if you eat there-I'm not sure.) The garden has been there...
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JessieLang
May 29, 2009

Lago das Furnas

Lagoa das Furnas is a lake in a volcanic crater, with some incredible scenery along the way from Ponta Delgada—a rocky coastline, checkerboard fields, and pineapple and banana crops surrounded by...
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May 29, 2009

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