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Furnas / Northeast

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Furnas / Northeast

70.00

  Explore and get to know the East Zone of the Island of São Miguel, on a tour along the south and north coast, you will get to know the parish of  Furnas, known as Vale formoso or Terra Nostra, a place that has much to offer us, due to the volcanic activity in this area of the island of São Miguel, in Furnas, we will find several places with fumaroles, where we can smell of sulfur, we can see several hot springs, which invite us to a thermal bath in the thermals pools of the Dona Beija. Until we reach the Northeast, a small municipality located in the northeast of São Miguel, the Northeast is known for its parks, waterfalls, grottos and its mountains where we find the highest point of São Miguel the Pico da Vara.

 

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  We set off towards the center of the Furnas parish, where we stopped for lunch, but before and along the coast of the island of São Miguel, we made a stop at the Caloura fishing port, to highlight one of the economic activities of our community and at the same time, appreciate the beauty that this place provides us.

 

  In Vila Franca do Campo we make some different stops, the most important being the stop at the viewpoint of the hermitage of N. S. da Paz, where you can see the Vila Franca do Campo, your islet and sometimes the island of Sta Maria.

 

  Around 12:00 we will be at the Furnas lake, to watch the famous Cozido das Furnas take off, which is made in volcanic soil at high temperatures, in which most of the local restaurants make this delicacy, our suggestion being the our offer for your lunch.

 

  After your lunch and after exploring this quiet locality a bit, and having seen the fumaroles, the springs of hot water, we headed towards the Northeast.

 

  Before arriving to the Northeast, we passed through Povoação, where the settlement of the island of São Miguel began and in this locality, we stop next to the monument ”Portas do Povoamento”, an allegorical monument at the beginning of the settlement.

 

  Along our route until we reach the Northeast we make some stops in different viewpoints and parks, where it is possible to see the seafront of the island in this zone of the island of São Miguel

 

  After seeing, exploring and getting to know this picturesque village of the island of São Miguel (Northeast) we go towards to the waterfall and Park  Ribeira dos Caldeirões a point of great tourist interest, not only due to the beautiful waterfall in this place, but also to its dazzling park, through a relaxed walks we observed several windmills, where formerly the population was going to grind its corn, to obtain flour and to make bread, as well as some endemic plants.

 

  At the end of our tour we will take a guided tour to one of the existing tea factories on the island of São Miguel, where we will introduce you the whole history and the whole process of the tea making that is produced in this factory and enjoy a cup of tea of this factory.

 

  The viewpoint of Santa Iria will be the last stop of our journey, before leaving it in your Hotel/Accommodation, in a relaxed and calm environment, we appreciate the beauty that this place offers us, where you can see much of the north coast of S .Miguel, the green agricultural fields that make up a large part of this area.

Additional information

Availability:

Daily from 9:00 am.

Duration:

Approximately 9 Hours.

Highlights:

– Panoramic Views
– Vila Franca do Campo
– Withdrawal of the Cooked, confectioned in volcanic soil
– Furnas Lake and Village
– Traditional Lunch in the one of the best Restaurant in Furnas
– Tour Guide in Tea Factory

Includes:

with the pick Up included in Ponta Delgada, Lagoa, Vila Franca do Campo or in Furnas.
– Driver / Guide
– Lunch
– Tea and Liquor Tasting

Not included:

– Entrances in Park Terra Nostra or in Thermals Pools D. Beija
– Souvenirs
– Thermal Bath

Additional info:

– Minimum of 2 people, p/booking;
– Maximum 08 people p/ booking;
– Maximum of 24 hours from the beginning of the activity, to make your reservation;
– Infant seats are available on request if advised at time of booking;
– At time of booking, cruise ship passengers must provide the following information at time of booking: ship name, docking time, disembarkation

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