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Furnas Volcano and Lake Full-Day Tour with Lunch

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It's worth visiting Furnas for the geothermal activity, but also the pretty little town itself. When travelling from the south, the first interesting spot is reached by... read more

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

It's worth visiting Furnas for the geothermal activity, but also the pretty little town itself. When travelling from the south, the first interesting spot is reached by following the cobbled road around the lake. That's where the local restaurants bury their food pots to cook the contents. There's a nominal fee for parking. On reaching the town, it's worth wandering... More 

Thank PollyBeeLondon
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Easy to get around. The botanical garden was beautiful and the thermal baths were as expected. 6 euros to enter. Please be a informed that the old baths near the water wheel are no longer open.

Thank Nancy F
Bath, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Have seen other volcanic pools and rising steam but I think this is the first where hotels bury "dustbins" containing food which then cooks due to the heat.Extensive areas of bubbling water and also many running streams which made an interesting walk around finding them all. Although not the largest I have seen it was well worth a visit and... More 

Thank KenPBATH
Portland, Maine
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This area was not spewing lava, but is is an location of bubbling areas and sulfuric smoke, which looks white not yellow. They even cook huge pots of food for hours. It's a big event to watch them remove it from their sleeves. They are covered with a large round lid and then covered with dirt. A couple of restaurants... More 

Thank L H
Georgetown, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Bubbling hot springs and sulfur are all around this town. You can even see them cooking in the hot springs a type of stew. Many streets start with the name Canada so it was a surprise.

Thank jazrichards1952
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This town has some lovely sights to see. We parked at a hotel to ask some questions, the lady on reception was friendly, informative and gave us a map of the island to help us find our way. We asked about the upside down house, this sounds like a generator for the town, the lady said she think the person... More 

Thank Katie B
Oakville, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a beautiful area and we went back twice to cover as many of the sights as possible. There are geothermal areas, hot springs, restaurants (some serving the traditional dish - cozido - cooked in the steaming volcanic area), thermal baths, interesting architecture, lakes, gardens, shops, areas to hike and canoe. Bring good walking shoes!

Thank February78
Raynham, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From Ponta Delgada by car it took us around half an hour to get there. It would make for a good 3-4 hour sightseeing trip. Bring walking shoes, alot of up and down small hills. has a small village where you can buy the local goods baked in the Furnas like the bolo levido, it looks almost like a large... More 

Thank zeusta1
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There are plenty of activities in the Furnas area. We visited on two separate days in order to see all the natural wonders in the area.

Thank Kimberly S
Southampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016

Furnas is a sleepy (ish) town, narrow streets, white houses Plenty of restaurants to choose from. The caldieras are. Well worth a visit - look forward t the gift shop too, nice People & very friendly The terra nostra gardens are the jewel in the crown If you stay at the terra nostra gardens hotel, entrance to the gardens is... More 

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