Furnas Valley Day Trip from Ponta Delgada
In this Sightseeing tour to Furnas, we will make a circular route, so that our customers get to know and explore a little of the north and south coast of the island of São Miguel, where we will make several stops at different points with stunning views over the coast and over the sea, we will introduce you to one of the existing tea plantations on the north coast of the island of São Miguel, with a guided tour by us at the factory facilities and to get to know the entire tea process, we promise to be in Lagoa das Furnas around 12:30, to watch the removal of Cozido das Furnas in which it is cooked on volcanic soil, which is cooked, a good suggestion for our customers' Lunch. After lunch we take a short walk, in order to explore the boilers and the fumaroles, it´s a good opportunity to explore the village of Furnas a little, our customers can also choose to visit the Terra Nostra Park or enjoy a thermal bath, in the referred park or in the thermal complex D. Beija.
per adult from
7 to 8 hours
Hotel pickup available
What's included :
- Local guide
- Hotel pickup and drop-off
- Transport by air-conditioned minivan
- Entry/Admission - Lagoa das Furnas
What's excluded :
- Entrance fees (Botanic Garden Terra Nostra and Thermal Pool's)
- This is a typical itinerary for this product
Stop At: Ceramica Viera, Rua das Alminhas, Lagoa, Sao Miguel 9560-073 Portugal
Operating since 1863, the Vieira ceramic factory has passed from generation to generation and has adapted to the times. In this way, we can visit the installations and learn about the whole process of making clay, including the creation of the pieces and their cooking and also by painting them.
Duration: 45 minutes
Stop At: Nossa Senhora da Paz, Rua da Paz, Vila Franca do Campo, Sao Miguel 9680 Portugal
Located in Vila Franca do campo, the Chapel or chapel Nª Senhora da Paz, has a viewpoint with a magnificent and panoramic view over Vila franca do Campo, from where you can see several pineapple plantations, bananas, the islet of Vila Franca do Campo and sometimes the island of Sta Maria, it is also possible to visit the chapel.
Duration: 20 minutes
Stop At: Lagoa das Furnas, Estrada Regional Do Sul, Lagoa Das Furnas Caldeiras Das Furnas, Sao Miguel 9675 Portugal
Mandatory stop by the Furnas Lake, not only for the landscape around the lake, also for the existence of fumaroles and where a place where it is possible to cook typical Azorean cuisine on volcanic soil with high temperatures, where one of the most popular dishes made by the locals and by those who visit us is made, which is Furnas stew. Where you can watch the pans being removed from under the floor and then transported to different restaurants.
Duration: 30 minutes
Stop At: Caldeira das Furnas, Furnas, Povoacao, Sao Miguel 9675 Portugal
Located in the village of Furnas, the boilers and fumaroles provide an unforgettable experience, not only for its atmosphere, but for the sulfur odors, the noise that comes from the boilers, the steam that comes out of them, but also due to the high number of different springs of water, which can be, carbonated, iron, sour or even hot. Many locals enjoy this place, not only for its waters, but also for the small traditional trade with different local delicacies and not only, with corn being boiled in one of the boilers chosen by the majority of the population.
Duration: 25 minutes
Stop At: Pico do Ferro Viewpoint, Furnas, Povoacao, Sao Miguel 9675 Portugal
This viewpoint has a magnificent and panoramic view over the Furnas lake and valley, from where we can see the dimension of what was the largest volcano on the island of São Miguel and we can also see in this viewpoint the fumaroles next to the lake and the place where it is made the Furnas stew, the viewpoint is well maintained and flowered, with three observation points, allowing you to enjoy the place and the views in different perspectives.
Duration: 15 minutes
Stop At: Miradouro de Santa Iria, Porto Formoso, Ribeira Grande, Sao Miguel Portugal
Viewpoint to the North coast of the island of São Miguel, in this place, we can see a large part of the north coast and the three mountains that make up the island of São Miguel (Sete Cidades, Pico da Barrosa and Pico da Vara).
Duration: 10 minutes
Stop At: Plantacoes de Cha Gorreana, Sao Miguel 9625-304 Portugal
Located in Gorreana, the Gorreana tea factory that has been operating since 1883, being a family business, has passed from generation to generation and withstood different crises. It is the largest tea factory in São Miguel, where it produces various types of tea, in which Green Tea and Black Tea (Pekoe, Orange Pekoe and Broken Leaf), are the most appreciated by locals and visitors. It is possible to visit and explore the facilities and get to know the whole process and preparation of tea and enjoy a cup of tea at the end of the visit. There is a trail through the plantation where you can get to know Gorreana's tea plantations better.
Duration: 45 minutes
Departure Point :Traveler pickup is offeredPorts
- Nas Portas do Mar, Portas do Mar, Ponta Delgada, Portugal
Return Detail :-
Hotel Pickup :
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- A minimum of 02 people per booking is required
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Service animals allowed
- Near public transportation
- Infants must sit on laps
- Infant seats available
- Most travelers can participate
- This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers
- Face masks required for travelers in public areas
- Face masks required for guides in public areas
- Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
- Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
- Guides required to regularly wash hands
- You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
- For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.