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Furnas Hot Springs: Day 4WD Tour from Ponta Delgada

Furnas Hot Springs: Day 4WD Tour from Ponta Delgada

From US$ 442.37 per group up to 6

Soak in beautiful views from the Belvedere of Pico do Ferro on this 4WD vehicle tour of the Furnas Volcano complex. See incredible geysers, hot-springs, and fumaroles. Visit the Furnas parish and lake, and end the day with a cup of locally produced tea.

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Duration 5 hours
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English, Portuguese
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Experience

Highlights
  • Travel in a comfortable and safe 4WD vehicle down beautiful hydrangea-lined roads
  • Admire the superb views over the Furnas Lake from the Pico do Ferro viewpoint
  • See geysers and fumaroles, and taste mineral waters directly from the fountain
  • Enjoy a comforting cup of tea at the tea factory in Gorreana
Full description
Departing from Ponta Delgada, ride in a 4WD vehicle towards the lush volcanic scenery of São Miguel Island, the largest and most populous island in the Portuguese archipelago of the Azores, and often referred to locally as "The Green Island". The first stop along the tour is the Belvedere of Senhora da Paz in Vila Franca do Campo for a superb view over the town and Islet, as well as the Furnas lake and valley. Once in the Furnas volcanic complex, delight in the great volcanic activity around you. Admire the fountains of mineral water flowing from lava wells and bubbling up in various temperatures and flavors, making this one of the richest hydrological regions of Europe and the Caldeiras. Pass by a tea factory on the way back to Ponta Delgada, where you can stop to enjoy a comforting cup of tea. Afterwards, enjoy one last stunning view over the coast at Belvedere of Santa Iria.  
Includes
  • Tour guide
  • Insurance required by Portuguese law
  • Round-trip transportation
  • Lunch
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All required protective equipment is provided
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles

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sehr empfehlenswerter Trip mit sehr gutem Guide

die meisten Sehenswürdigkeiten wurden angefahren. Sehr guter englischsprachiger Guide.

April 28, 2016

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