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Address: Sao Miguel, Portugal
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Marvillous

A wonderfull place, very quiet with its fumarols, hotsprings, pools with warm water. It is great. A must go place when visiting São Miguel.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 25, 2015
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Kansas City, Missouri
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Kansas City, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

A wonderfull place, very quiet with its fumarols, hotsprings, pools with warm water. It is great. A must go place when visiting São Miguel.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

Small village in the country side of Sao Miguel Island. It is a typical Portuguese village and the people are extremely welcoming. There are lots of activities to do in the surroundings of Furnas: hiking, horse riding, biking, thermal waters... Very good gastronomy in the local restaurants.

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North East, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

The lake views and swimming in the thermal pools were fun but only served to build our appetites for the lunch of Cozido das Furnas. The meal of pork, beef, chicken, leeks, cabbage, onions, sweet potatoes, and tapas root was prepared in a sealed pot, which was buried in a thermal, volcanic "oven" for about 5 hours. Steamed in its... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

This place has so much to offer, beautiful backdrop of the mountains/volcanoes.. you can see smoke and steam escaping out of the ground beneath your feet. The hot springs and and botanical gardens are spectacular.

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Bratislava, Bratislava, Slovakia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

if you are on Sao Miguel (Azores), visit this place. It is one of the most beautiful places of the island. Wonderful nature, lake, flowers, and lot of steamy bubbleing volcan activity :-).

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Acushnet, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

The Furnas is an attraction not to be missed. The thermal pools are fascinating to see and if you choose a tour guide like ours from Amazing Tours you will get not only a great tour but many interesting stories. We always include lunch at Miroma which is Cozido cooked in the ground at the Furnas. Delicious Portuguese meal similar... More 

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Almada, Portugal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

A entire day isn´t enough to discover entire amusements of this village. Try Dona Beija warm pools natural hot beacause of the vulcanic activity.

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

Had a wonderful day with Francisco as our guide he was fantastic very knowledgable and entertaining . The lunch was okay very heavy on meat . Enjoyed the hot springs very good trip

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Badulla, Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

A lovely village as in all of the Sao Miguel island ! hot springs etc. But the highlight is the Cozido, the famous dish cooked in earth pots ! If you don't eat this your trip is not complete !

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Lisbon, Portugal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

One of the places in Azores, which you should include in your visit! Besides the village and the lake, the Terra Nostra park is a must see

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