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Furnas

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Address: Sao Miguel, Portugal
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+351 296 584 436
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US$59.54*
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Walking Tour: Ribeira Funda and Furnas from Ponta Delgada
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US$32.48*
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Canoeing at Furnas Lake
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US$54.13*
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Full Day Furnas and Fogo Lake Van Tour

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A nice village with lots of thermal activity

No visit is complete unless you visit the thermal site of Furnas on the Azores. Not only is it a nice little village with hotels, restaurants and spa's but it has a lot of hot... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
MrPhileasF
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London, United Kingdom
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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

No visit is complete unless you visit the thermal site of Furnas on the Azores. Not only is it a nice little village with hotels, restaurants and spa's but it has a lot of hot springs and thermal activities. Unless you spend the night make sure you also visit the thermal baths and the surrounding countryside

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My sons visited the hot pools in tow several times to relax sore muscles after a day of surfing. Worth the 5 uro cost. Lots of free parking. Various pools of different temperatures. Clean, comfortable. Change areas. A small shop that sells souvenirs.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I would stay here instead of Ponta Delgada, but I don't like the touristy, high concrete hotel, crummy gift shops and sleazy harbor. Furnas is a real town, with working locals that has some of the most amazing geothermal attractions of the island. To really appreciate this village, stay there. Don't take a bus, see the steam caldiera and leave.

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Brussels, Belgium
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Short stopover is enough to have a lunch in the touristic restaurants here proposing cocido after visiting Lagoa and caldeiras Otherwise no interest to come here. It's a simple street with restaurants and Villas for thermal tourism.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We took a day trip to Furnas with another couple and their 11 year old . Azores Wonderful guided and Ruben was our driver. He is very knowledgeable about Sao Miguel and a fount of facts and interesting history. After stopping at a few breathtaking view points we visited the hot springs to see the men remove our lunch, which... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

the combination of the hot springs,lakeside geothermal cooking spots, lake views and really good food makes this a must see on San Miguel

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Burlington, New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

Driving into Furnas the views are incredible. We saw 3-4 rainbows while driving through the mountains. Wandering around the hot springs was interesting.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

Nice little village and worth a detour even during the winter months due to the thermal spas. Not many restaurants open during low seasons though.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

Pure Azores picked us up from our hotel. We spent a full day touring the east end of the island; thermal pools at Furnas, a traditional lunch that had been cooked underground, beautiful vistas. Miguel is enthusiastic and informative. He went above and beyond to ensure the happiness of his clients!

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Pembury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

Furnas is a terrific place to visit. A beautiful setting and a very pretty town - add to that the fascination of the hot sprongs and the spa baths and you have a must see destination.

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