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We hiked all the way around the lake and enjoyed the wood sculptures, the forest, and the lake views. We got there early and the parking lot (on the north side of the lake) was mostly filled by the time we returned (> 5 mile...More
Furnas Lake is one of many beautiful lakes that are easily accessible to visit on Sao Miguel island. As with the other lakes, it is worthwhile to visit Furnas Lake as part of a wide hike or day trip in the area.
They charge a two Euro entry fee per person. Takes about thirty minutes to walk around and see the cauldrons. There’s a lake adjoining it with kayaks to rent. There is also a local restaurant that cooks food in the ground near the hot areas....More
This is a very picturesque lake setting; there is a small parking charge at either end of the lake and you can walk around it, through pretty parkland and woodland. At one end there is a small gothic chapel set in attractive gardens (small fee);...More
When you are in Furnas, it is a must to walk around the lake and end up by the hot springs. It is a very pleasant walk with beautiful views and many “Kodak moments”. There were a lot of flowers and interesting trees on the...More
The park offers no maps and very, very few signs! So download or bring one. There are two paths that can be taken, a higher one that provides allegedly great views and higher effort, or a nearly flat one that circumnavigates the lake. We took...More
This lagoon is far from being as interesting as many others in São Miguel but you must go there if you plan to visit Furnas. There are many otherworldly things to see in here and it will take longer to satisfy our curiosity that one...More