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Furnas

Sao Miguel, Portugal
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Ranked #5 of 40 Attractions in Sao Miguel
Type: Bodies of Water, Outdoors
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Toronto, Canada
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41 reviews 41 reviews
30 attraction reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

We have a full day tour form Ponta Delgada to Furnas : 4x4 Jeep safari with Trilhos Natureza tours, Spectacular view over Valley of Furnas from Pico do Ferro. At Furnas Caldeiras you will see Furmaroles also Furnas lake that you can have a picnic or just relax enjoy the magnificent view , also in the area where they cook... More

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Plainfield, Canada
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53 reviews 53 reviews
8 attraction reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Boring little town with no good restaurants and lots of old people. The hot springs here are worth the trip and so is the lake with the cooking furnas. If we had more time we should have checked out the restaurants at the end of the lake and not in town.

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Toronto, Canada
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33 reviews 33 reviews
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

The boiling waters of Furnas is quite a sight. We had our lunch placed in a hole at 6am and by lunch two guys pulled our cooked lunch from the hole and we ate this great meal in a quaint house by the boiling waters.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

We went to Furnas to have their famous boiled meat stew that they cook in the ground. I can't remember the name of the restaurant but it was in the town and I think they also had a pool. The stew consisted of beef, pork, chicken two,types of sausage, cabbage, carrots and potato. The meal for two was large enough... More

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Brandon, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Cheap admission (E2), spacious parking lot, welcoming staff, clean well-lit changing rooms, wide flat wooden pathways, two large stone-lined hot pools maintained at 36C. The smell of sulphur hangs in the air, and remember that the yellow stuff on the rocks will rub off on your skin and clothes.

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Stoney Creek, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

This place is like a picture out of a fairy tale. The town is quaint and picturesque. It is so unlike anything we have at home. We watched as they took the pot of food they were cooking out of the ground and then followed them to the restaurant where we were able to try the food. I cannot vouch... More

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IJsselstein, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Down in the caldeira lies is Furnas with its sulpheric smell and steam coming out of the ground. No oh's and ah's, but it's a pitty when you have not been there. The botanic garden is definitely worth the money. Please, don't stay in Furness for more than a few days ! It's quite a long drive to the nearest... More

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Thamesford, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

The gardens are beautiful, the thermal baths are a treat and the lava pools are very cool! Worth a visit!

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Bowmanville, Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Great place to just walk around and enjoy the geological sites and the garden park of Terra Nostra. If you are going to enjoy the local cuisine make sure you book it a day in advance. Delicious!!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Simple amazing! This place is a reminder is the Azores origins and is really breathtaking! Just to think what's going on beneath out feet makes you wonder how small we are. The place is in perfect conditions and is wort the trip not just to see this geological wonder but to try the traditional "cozido das furnas" cooked over 6... More

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