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  2. Sao Miguel
  3. Ponta Delgada
  4. Day Trips

Tour of Freguesia das Furnas with Lunch

Product ID: 152760
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Visit Furnas, a small village based at the center of the Furnas volcano crater. Take in beautiful views and have the option to bathe in thermal pools. Enjoy food cooked inside of the volcano and taste world famous mineral water.
About this activity
Duration 8 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Spanish, English, Portuguese

Pick-up included

Ponta Delgada based hotels
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Visit the beautiful islet viewpoint of Vila Franca do Campo
  • Feast on Cozido das Furnas , the famous meal of boiled meat and vegetables cooked in the volcano
  • Sample tea from the only tea plantation in all of the Europe
  • Enjoy the chance the chance to soak in Poça da Beija, a natural thermal spa
Full description
Start with a pickup at your Ponta Delgada-based hotel or convenient meeting point if based elsewhere. Travel then to the south part of the island and take a quick stop at Vila Franca do Campo, where you will have the chance to see two of the most beautiful churches and hear the story about the first main city of S. Miguel. Next, you will enjoy a viewpoint of the beautiful islet of Vila Franca do Campo.

After heading to Furnas it's time to go inside of the crater and see the lake closer, while enjoying the famous Cozido das Furnas. Before you eat lunch you have the chance to try the thermal pools and choose between Poça da Beija with water temperature about 39 celius, or Parque Terra Nostra, a botanic garden also with thermal pools. After a relaxing dip you will be hungry so it will be time to stop for lunch. Feast on the famous Cozido das Furnas, a delicious meal of meat and vegetables cooked inside of the volcano crater.

Following lunch, try the mineral water (a small surprise: Furnas has about 17 different types of mineral water, and you will try at least 4 of them). Finally, go to Pico do Ferro for an amazing view of the lake and finish in the best way with a cup of the in the tea factory.
Includes
  • Local lunch
  • Pick-up and drop off
What’s Not Included
  • All entrance fees

Prepare for the activity

Important information
Know before you go
• Bring a bathing suit
• Wear comfortable shoes and clothes
• Bring an empty bottle to sample mineral water
Customer reviews
Overall rating
4.8 / 5
based on 6 reviews
Review summary
Service
4.7/5
Organization
4.8/5
Value for money
4.8/5
Safety
5.0/5

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Product ID: 152760