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Furnas

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Address: Sao Miguel, Portugal
Phone Number: 351296584436
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$62*
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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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$67*
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Hiking Tour: Furnas Eco-Trail

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Ponta Delgada- Furnas, public transport etc.

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Nykoebing, Denmark
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Nykoebing, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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 2 weeks ago 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 2 weeks ago

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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Darlington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited Furnas for the day, however, as keen walkers, we wished that we'd spent a couple of nights in this pretty little village (and the surrounding areas) rather than simply basing ourselves in Ponta Delgada.Although we travelled by hire car, it is possible to travel from Ponta Delgada to Furnas by using public transport (a bus).

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Furnas is a cozy place in a valley, where the botanic gardens, the geisers can be found next to the lake of Furnas with the charismatic church . The famous food , warmed uo at the geisers can be eaten here . The view fro the mountains over Furnas and other side are truely amazing !

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Windsor,CT
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a lovely town with lovely homes, restaurants and the famous cooking in the ground of local foods. Enjoyed sampling the various water from the springs, please be aware of the sulfur smell that permeates the air.

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Woodsville, New Hampshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We found furnas rather busy and very toursity,but with some nice sights to see. The hot springs in town and by the lake were interesting,eating the cozido stew,visiting Terra Nostra gardens,we spent most of a day here.

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Bucharest, Romania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016 via mobile

I stay one day in Furnas but I should have more time for this beautiful place! There many places with thermal water , there can spend hours join and relax! And many places were you can eat good food.

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New Haven, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

If you travel to Sao Miguel island, you have to get out of Ponta Delgada and see some of the sights of the island. This place is one of them. The caldeiras and Terra Nostra Gardens are not-to-be-missed sights, and the town itself is very pleasant to stroll through.

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