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Furnas

Sao Miguel, Portugal
+351 296 584 436
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Full-Day Furnas Tour: Lake Fumaroles and Thermal Pools 4x4
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Full-Day Furnas Valley Tour Including Lunch
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Walking Tour: Ribeira Funda and Furnas from Ponta Delgada
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  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“terra nostra” (51 reviews)
“hot springs” (99 reviews)
“cocido” (52 reviews)
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Sao Miguel, Portugal
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"terra nostra"
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"hot springs"
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"cocido"
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"boiling water"
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"potatoes"
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"stew"
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"thermal baths"
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"sao miguel"
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"pork"
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"steam vents"
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"volcanic activity"
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"botanical gardens"
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"cooked underground"
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"charming village"
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"upside down house"
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Reviewed 22 May 2016

Yet another must see on Sao Miguel - our driver stopped at the overlook unfortunately, it was cloudy and raining and we couldn't see much. By the time we made it to the bottom of the mountain the sun was out and we walked around...More

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Reviewed 20 May 2016

Took a tour here and learned about the hot springs and walked around the lovely area. We also went to an area on top of a hill that had a magnificent view.

Thank Patty R
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Reviewed 11 May 2016

As long as you are not expecting lava rivers this little town offers a good idea at some of the most intriguing aspects of our planet. The surroundings are beautiful as well as the trip to get to the village but the boiling water pits...More

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Reviewed 8 May 2016 via mobile

We took a day trip to Furnas from Ponta Delgada by bus, starting at 9am. After visiting the tourist office, we headed to the lake. At 12.30 they take out the pots with their local food frim the vulcano lake. The walk around the lake...More

Thank Petra J
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Reviewed 4 May 2016

We visited Furnas on a geology field trip to the Azores mainly to see the Caldeiras. While we were there we visited the large hot spring lake and some of our party swam. Not to everyone's taste as the water is bright yellow from the...More

Thank skynet45
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Reviewed 1 May 2016 via mobile

I was part of a day long Futurismo tour with most of the day in the Furnas region. We got to walk along the lakeside and ended up at the boiling mudpots, which reminded me of the mudpots in Yellowstone National Park. Traditional campo food...More

1  Thank Janet H
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Reviewed 30 April 2016

Yes it is a mindblowing experience to watch the boiling water bubbling right at your feet (safely separated by a fence), and the sulfuric steam rising out of cracks in the earth. At Furnas, there are two places to admire Earth's kitchen: one is at...More

Thank traveladdictibz
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Reviewed 28 April 2016

Loved eating the meal cooked at the hot springs. Visited the spot where the restaurant cooked our meal for 7 hours in a pot in the ground. A unique experience and the food was great.

Thank June S
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Reviewed 23 April 2016

Furnas is a fascinating town, with lots to see. Viewing the ground level boiling water calderas one can see why the local residents were hesitant to settle there years ago. There are plenty of restaurants where one can eat food that has been slow cooked...More

Thank Kathleen B
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Reviewed 23 April 2016 via mobile

We stumbled on Furnas as we were day tripping around the island on our first day. A very interesting place with two local hot springs with cheap admissions

Thank Carrie10828
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Charmaine F
24 May 2017|
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Response from sdutler1963 | Reviewed this property |
We stayed at Hotel Vale Do Navio. Not Luxurious but with a small normal outdoor Swimming pool and friendly Service personnel plus a good Restaurant!
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Veronica F
17 August 2016|
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Response from Danny d | Reviewed this property |
Oh, sure, car parking is not a problem in Furnas or any other place on Sao Miguel
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29 July 2016|
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Response from turnerj09 | Reviewed this property |
It is on the island of Sao Miguel in the Azores. We flew directly from England but I understand there is a flight to Ponte del Garda ( the capital ) from Faro. Furnas is about a 40min taxi ride away from that airport. Well... More
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