Furnas is a small parish rich in volcanic activity, where we can see several fumaroles, several hot springs and minerals, and not forget the sulfur that can be smelled in some areas of Furnas. It is near the Furnas lagoon that dishes are made from typical Azorean cuisine in a volcanic soil at high Temperatures.

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Half Day Tour

The half day tour Furnas is a circular tour with an average duration of 4 to 5 hours to Furnas, which allows you to get to know a little of the north and south coast of the island of São Miguel, the tea plantations, the hot spring’s, fumaroles and the lake.


On the north coast, we selected one of the two tea plantations and factories in São Miguel, for a guided tour of the facilities and the tea plantation, to find out how tea from the Azores is produced.


After a tea tasting at the factory, we head towards to the village, to get to know and see up close all the volcanic activity that exists in Furnas, we will highlight the fumaroles, the hot and spring waters and finally the see the lake.
Inserted inside the caldera of the volcano, this being the largest on the island of São Miguel, the parish or village of Furnas offers us a lot, to see and to enjoy, because you can explore and enjoy, not only the warm waters in the puddle of Dona Beija, but also to visit the botanical garden Terra Nostra.


We left Furnas in the direction of Vila Franca do Campo to see up close and from a panoramic view the islet of Vila Franca do campo, because it is a small uninhabited island, but very frequented in the summer by bathers and where there is a acrobatic jumping event into the water, known worldwide.


This half-day tour Furnas ends in Ponta Delgada, where we can end up at your hotel, in the city center or elsewhere in the city, for example, in a restaurant.


– Santa Iria viewpoint


– Tea Plantation and Factory


– Fumaroles and Hot spring’s


– Furnas lake


– Nossa Senhora da Paz viewpoint

What you can see!



– Pick up and drop off at Hotels 


– Driver/Guide


– Local Guide


– Tea Plantation and Factory 

Not Included

– Lunch


– Drinks


– Souvenirs


– Botanical garden entrance payment

How we do it

– Minimum of two and maximum of 8 people


– Start at 9 am and 2 pm


– Daily


– Shared or private tours

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