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  1. Portugal
  2. Azores
  3. Ponta Delgada
  4. Gorreana Tea Factory

Furnas Valley Full-Day Volcano and Tea Plantation Tour

Product ID: 62420
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Spend the day in the scenic wilderness of the Furnas Valley and discover the easternmost of the 3 active central volcanoes on the island of São Miguel in the Azores. Sample the famous local stew of "cozido na caldeira" cooked in the volcanic soil.
About this activity
Duration 8 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Spanish, English, French, Portuguese
Booklets
English

Pickup included

Pick-up from your hotel, hostel or other accommodation in Ponta Delgada.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Discover the beautiful south coast of São Miguel island
  • Visit Europe's only tea plantation
  • Enjoy a traditional Portuguese stew cooked in the volcanic soil of the Furnas Valley
Full description
Depart Ponta Delgada and journey along the south coast of São Miguel before heading towards the Furnas Valley to experience its dramatic volcanic landscape. Stop at the village of Lagoa en route and visit a traditional pottery. Marvel at the former capital of the island at Vila Franca do Campo.

Upon arrival in the Furnas Valley, go to the lake to enjoy a lunch of authentic cozido na caldeira (traditional Portuguese stew) cooked using the heat of the volcanic soil. Savor the ingredients characteristic of this typical dish.

Next, go to the belvedere of the Pico do Ferro for a panoramic view of the valley. Return to Ponta Delgada via the island's north road, and stop at the site of Europe's only tea plantations and tea factory.
Includes
  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Cruise ship terminal of Ponta Delgada pick up and drop-off
What’s Not Included
  • Any extras not mentioned in "what's included"
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Camera
Not allowed
  • Luggage or large bags
Know before you go
• Vegetarian options are available on request
• All pick-ups from hotels, hostels and other accommodations in the Ponta Delgada area are free of charge and start at 09:00. Pick-ups from outside the Ponta Delgada area are subject to an additional charge of €20 per person
Customer reviews
Overall rating
4.9 / 5
based on 23 reviews
Review summary
Service
4.9/5
Organization
4.8/5
Value for money
4.8/5
Safety
5.0/5

Organized by

Green Visions Tours

Product ID: 62420