Furnas

65.00

Furnas is one of the best destinations to visit on the island of São Miguel, a village rich in volcanic activity, with impressive fumaroles, hot waters, springs, botanical gardens, lagoon, etc..

 

Visit traditional factories, such as the Ceramic and Tea Factories, where you will get to know and see up close, the machines and the process of making clay and tea, respectively.

 

Take this tour to taste one of the most typical dishes of Portuguese and Azorean cuisine, cooked in volcanic soil, the Furnas stew, is our suggestion for your lunch.

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FURNAS

FULL DAY TOUR

Furnas full day tour, starts in Ponta Delgada and in a circular route, with a duration of 8 hours, we will see the volcanic activity that exists in Furnas and explore a little this town and its surrounding area.

 

Our first stop is Fabrica Cerâmica Vieira, for one of the products that is part of the Azorean handicrafts, the ceramic pieces.

 

In this factory and through a guided tour by us, we will show the facilities and explain each of the processes in the preparation of the clay, from the preparation of the clay to the painting of the pieces.

 

In Vila Franca do Campo, we go to the viewpoint of the chapel Nossa Senhora da Paz, a place that offers us a breathtaking view, to this village, to the sea, but also to the islet of Vila Franca do Campo, where we can have the dimension and shape of this small island.

 

Around 12:10 pm, we will already be at Furnas Lake, to watch the famous Furnas stew removed, which is made in this area and on volcanic soil, because there is volcanic activity around it, and you can see fumaroles and small mud puddles. bubbling, because of the high temperatures.

 

On Furnas full day tour, we stop for lunch in the center of the village of Furnas and in a typical restaurant in this location, where the stew we watched a few minutes earlier is a suggestion for your lunch.

 

After lunch, we go to another area in the furnas, rich in volcanic activity, in a short walk through the area, you can see numerous “boilers” with boiling water, several fumaroles, hot spring’s, as well as mineral springs.

 

As an option, you can choose to visit the Park Terra Nostra botanical garden or go for an outdoor thermal bath in the puddles of Dona Beija.

 

Leaving the village of Furnas and heading towards to the tea factory, which is located on the north coast of São Miguel, we will stop at the Pico do Ferro viewpoint, because it offers us a panoramic view of the caldera of this volcano, but also of the village of Furnas and over the lagoon.

 

In the tea factory, in addition to getting to know the facilities and their plantation, you will get to know the complete process in making tea, from picking the leaves to the origin of each type of tea produced in the factory.

What you can see!

ADDITIONAL INFO

INCLUDED

Tea Plantation | Driver/Guide | Pick up & Drop off

PICK UP & DROP OFF

We do the pick up and drop off in the Hotels and Accommodation on Ponta Delgada, Capelas, Ribeira Grande, Lagoa and Vila Franca do Campo

ABOUT

Daily | Minimum 2 | Maximum 8 people | 9:00 am

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