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Furnas

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Address: Sao Miguel, Portugal
Phone Number: 351296584436
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$63*
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Walking Tour: Ribeira Funda and Furnas from Ponta Delgada
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$34*
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Canoeing at Furnas Lake
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$69*
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Hiking Tour: Furnas Eco-Trail

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A unique experience.

Feel like a local by eating food that has been cooked by an active Volcano. You won't regret waking up early to go and enjoy the food that has been prepared for you. The site is... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Eric L
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Montreal, Canada
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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Feel like a local by eating food that has been cooked by an active Volcano. You won't regret waking up early to go and enjoy the food that has been prepared for you. The site is also quite special and the smell of boiling earth is special!

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Thank Eric L
Bath, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 197 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Slightly outside of the town of Furnas, we found the picturesque complex of geysers, hot-springs and fumaroles. For such a special place, it is surprising there is no entrance fee. We could walk close to bubbling pools, smell the sulphur and try the spring waters. In some of the pools, we could see the corn being naturally cooked in the... More 

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Thank HolidayForUs
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nothing really special but nice to see. A bit too many tourists for us. Made a few pictures and back to the car. The surroundings are beautiful.

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Worcester, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The thermal baths here are different from other ones I have been to, very mineral rich. The water temp is quite warm, similar to a hot tub. There are several pools to choose from and none of them were crowded. For a couple of Euros you can rent towels and lockers as well for another 2, you can get a... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a fascinating place, our second trip here. We walked all over the town. The caldeiras, old churches, Terra Nostra botanical garden. Everyone we met was friendly and helpful at the restaurants as well as the hotel. Most everyone speaks English. My mother-in-law was born here as were many family members. It is one of the neatest places I've ever... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a fab environment! Nature is so beautiful and offers so much variation. We spent the day in Furnas and we were sad to go back. So much to discover so many wows and aahs and oohs !

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Nykoebing, Denmark
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016

You can take the public transport to Povoacao and get off in Furnas. The stop is just outside the Terra Nostra Park. Departure from Ponta Delgada is about 0800 and to return you will have to wait until 1630. You have to buy a ticket for the park 5 Euro to get into the lake with the iron warm water,... More 

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Hoofdplaat, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016 via mobile

The village lies in the middle of a volcanic crater. It's quite a ride trough the mountains to get there but very much worth the effort. The streets are very small so a little driving experience is needed as it is in the entire island. The Terra Nostra park lies in the heart of the village and is very much... More 

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Lausanne, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

Many volcanic places to look at in the small town of Furnas, east of Sao Miguel island. The lake, fumerolles in various parts of the town, Terra Nostra garden with hot ferrous pool

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North Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016

We didn`t have enough time to see a lot in Furnas except the Terra Nostra Gardens - but I would love to come back and see and do more - especially try the famous Furnas stew.

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