9. Furnas Tour - Half Day Private Tour up to 4 Pax
Explore the Enchanting Furnas: A Fascinating Journey into São Miguel Welcome to our unforgettable tour of Furnas, a place of natural wonders and geothermal marvels. Departing from Ponta Delgada (Or your hotel), we invite you to join us on a captivating adventure through the heart of São Miguel's volcanic landscape. Our first stop takes us to Vila Franca do Campo, where we visit the Nossa Senhora da Paz viewpoint. From this vantage point, you'll be treated to panoramic views of the stunning coastline, immersing yourself in the beauty of the Azores. Continuing our journey, we arrive in Furnas, a place renowned for its geothermal activity and the famous "Cozido das Furnas." Here, you'll have the unique opportunity to witness the cooking process of this traditional Azorean dish. Marvel at the steam rising from the ground as the Cozido is prepared using the natural heat of the earth. Afterward, we'll explore the magnificent surroundings of Furnas Lake, offering picturesque views that will leave you in awe. Take a moment to capture the beauty of this tranquil oasis, surrounded by lush vegetation and volcanic landscapes. Next, we invite you to indulge in a truly rejuvenating experience at Terra Nostra Park. Immerse yourself in the soothing hot springs and relax in this natural haven. Allow the mineral-rich waters to envelop you, rejuvenating your body and soul. As we venture deeper into the geothermal area, you'll have the opportunity to witness fumaroles and active calderas, a testament to the powerful forces that shape this volcanic landscape. Observe these natural wonders up close, capturing the essence of São Miguel's volcanic heritage. Our journey continues to the renowned Gorreana Tea Factory, where you'll discover the fascinating process of tea production. Learn about the history and cultivation techniques that make Azorean tea so unique. Taste the flavors of this cherished local product and savor the craftsmanship behind every cup. Finally, we make our way back to Ponta Delgada, meandering through scenic viewpoints that showcase the island's breathtaking vistas. As we arrive in Ponta Delgada , you'll carry with you the memories of an unforgettable exploration of Furnas and its remarkable geothermal wonders. Join us on this immersive journey into the enchanting world of Furnas, and let the magic of São Miguel captivate your senses. Please note that the working hours for Terra Nostra is open until 4:30 pm and the tea factory up to 6 pm. In case you book afternoon tour, we could adapt it to these times for a better experience.