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VAN TOUR – FURNAS – FULL DAY

We are going to explore Furnas, one of the more emblematic places of the island of São Miguel. Starting our tour by the South Coast, we stop at Nossa Senhora da Paz, where we have an astonishing overview of Vila Franca do Campo, the first capital of the island. In Furnas we can observe one of the active volcanoes of the island, appreciating its impressive lake and seeing the boiling waters where the local traditional stew is made, which will be our lunch. Furnas is also known for one of the most impressive botanical gardens in Europe, comprising a huge variety of plants and trees, in addition to small ponds and streams. The main attraction of this incredible garden is a massive brownish geothermal water pool, where you can have a very relaxing and invigorating bath. While returning to Ponta Delgada by the North Coast, we still have time to stop not only in the Pico do Ferro, where we admire the view over the parish of Furnas and its Lagoon, but also in the tea plantation Porto Formoso, where we visit its factory and taste the local tea. And you will still have many surprises!
 

Price:
75€ per adult (from 12 years old),
37.50€ per child (6 to 11 years old)
Free of charge for the youngest (0 to 5 years old).

Lunch incluced

Recommendations

Bring walking boots or shoes, comfortable light clothes, sweater, raincoat, hat, sunblock, backpack, water, swimming suit and towel.

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09h00 – Meeting point (Ponta Delgada)

09h30 – Van ride to Furnas

10h00 – Our Lady of Peace Chapel

10h30 – Funas Lake

12h00 –  Lunch

13h30 – Boilers in Furnas

14h30 – Parque Terra Nostra

16h30 – Pico do Ferro

17h00 – Tea Plantation

17h30 – Arrival at Ponta Delgada

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