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Furnas

Sao Miguel, Portugal
+351 296 584 436
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US$ 65.81*
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Walking Tour: Ribeira Funda and Furnas from Ponta Delgada
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Full-Day Furnas Tour: Lake Fumaroles and Thermal Pools 4x4
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good32%
  • 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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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
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

Thank Hug0Silva
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
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
Reviewed 2 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

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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
Reviewed 29 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
Reviewed 24 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
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
Reviewed 21 April 2016

I loved this place. I wandered around for ages looking at the little shops and vegetation. It's very lush and green. There are a nice assortment of things to see as well. The gardens, the hot springs and even little shops. You can even have...More

Thank Jen78703
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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
18 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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