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Visit São Miguel | Azores - Furnas and Northeast

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Stop At: Islet of Vila Franca do Campo, Parque Industrial de Vila Franca 500m Offshore, Vila Franca do Campo, Sao Miguel 9680-114 Portugal

Visit the one that was the first capital of São Miguel, destroyed in 1522. Stop for a morning coffee in the marina of Vila Franca, admiring the famous islet of the Village

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Lagoa das Furnas, Estrada Regional Do Sul, Lagoa Das Furnas Caldeiras Das Furnas, Sao Miguel 9675 Portugal

Explore the Furnas lagoon where you can find diverse information about the flora and fauna and the chapel of Nossa Senhora das Vitorias, unique in its Gothic style. Around the pond there is a set of wooden statues that will provide amusing photographs. In this place, you can also optionally pay a visit to the Furnas Research and Monitoring Center, where you can watch a small video and have a guided tour.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Miradouro do Lombo dos Milhos, 9675 Furnas, Portugal

Panoramic view from this viewpoint located in the center of the Furnas volcano crater, from here you can see the village and part of the huge thermal pool of Terra Nostra Park.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Parque Terra Nostra, Rua Padre Jose Jacinto Botelho Povoacao, Furnas, Povoacao, Sao Miguel 9675-061 Portugal

Alternatively, you can decide on a visit to the Natural Park and Botanical Garden Terra Nostra, where the well-known pool of thermal water of brown / orange color is located, due to the concentration of iron in the waters, able to do wonder to our body. Bring a towel and dark bathing suit if you decide to include this stop on your tour.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Caldeira das Furnas, Furnas, Povoacao, Sao Miguel 9675 Portugal

Must stop to know how the locals cook the famous "cooked" using holes in the vulcanizo floor. We will be able to watch the boiled retreat from the holes, ready to travel to the respective restaurants, where they will be served to delight the visitors.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Furnas, Sao Miguel Portugal

Enjoy a well-deserved lunch break in a typical restaurant where traditional cooked from the Furnas is the main course. If you prefer, you can choose other dishes available to our guests as vegan, vegetarian or others. After lunch, a visit to the place usually referred to as "the mouth of the volcano" or the "enchanted valley", will allow you to walk between boilers and fumaroles, sense the strength of a volcano and taste several mineral waters along with a liquor proof traditional.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Pico do Ferro Viewpoint, Furnas, Povoacao, Sao Miguel 9675 Portugal

Magnificent panoramic view over the Furnas lagoon and village, before continuing towards the Northeast.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Parque Natural da Ribeira dos Caldeiroes, Achadinha 9630 Hoi, Sao Miguel Portugal

Ex-libris in the Northeast region. An old area of water mills converted into a charming natural park. The pictures taken near the well-known waterfall at the edge of the road, delight any traveler. Here you will have access to spas, coffee shop or craft shop where you can purchase your souvenir.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Plantacoes de Cha Gorreana, Sao Miguel 9625-304 Portugal

On the return of the Northeast, the stop at the Gorreana tea factory, allows you to walk among the beautiful plantation, photograph and learn everything about the production of the last tea, all natural, in the world. All this to the taste of a tea test produced in this factory. You can also buy your tea or souvenir at the craft shop.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Miradouro de Santa Iria, Porto Formoso, Ribeira Grande, Sao Miguel Portugal

At the last stop of your tour, we offer a breathtaking view over the entire north coast of São Miguel. Magnificent viewpoint.

Duration: 5 minutes

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Important Information
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Traveler pickup is offered
Pick up included in all hotels or lodgings in Ponta Delgada within a radius of 10 km

  • Entry into the boil zone
  • Local Guide
  • Proof of spirits
  • Tea Proof
  • Small groups for maximum attention
  • Lunch
  • Entry/Admission - Islet of Vila Franca do Campo
  • Entry/Admission - Lagoa das Furnas
  • Entry/Admission - Miradouro do Lombo dos Milhos
  • Entry/Admission - Caldeira das Furnas
  • Entry/Admission - Furnas
  • Entry/Admission - Pico do Ferro Viewpoint
  • Entry/Admission - Parque Natural da Ribeira dos Caldeiroes
  • Entry/Admission - Plantacoes de Cha Gorreana
  • Entry/Admission - Miradouro de Santa Iria
  • Entries in the Pool of Mrs. Beija
  • Terra Nostra Tickets
  • Personal Shopping
  • Entrada - Parque Terra Nostra
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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  • Duration: 8h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English, French, Portuguese
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