Duration 7h – Pricing: 1 to 4 pax 140.00€ / 5 to 8 pax 35.00€ p/person
Pick up at the Hotel
Our tour starts at Agua d’alto beach with overview of Caloura bay and Convent.
At Vila Franca do Campo, the first island capital we go through the city center and up to a stop at Miradouro Nª Srª da Paz a sacred place where we admire the full coast of Vila Franca and its volcanic Islet.
In Furnas village you will have free time to swim at the hot spring swimming pools at Poça da Beija with its luxurious vegetation and the 39ºC hot waters.(Entrance not included)
Volcanic Activity – Furnas Boilers
Before lunch we go to Lagoa das Furnas observing how and where it’s made the traditional “cozido das furnas” – furnas stew, in underground holes taking profit from the hot steaming geysers. Lunch Break at Furnas Village (reservation is mandatory. Lunch not included).
After lunch we visit the Caldeiras area, were we will find boiling waters, volcanic springs of hot water and thermal springs as well as cold springs of carbonated waters in this huge volcanic crater valley called FURNAS.
At Pico do Ferro we admire the panoramic view of the entire crater, including the village and the Furnas Lake before going down to Gorreana, the only Industrial Tea Plantation in Europe.
Visit to the factory and store where you will taste the famous Azorean Black or Green Tea.
Before the end of our Tour, one more stop at Miradouro Santa Iria, to see a beautiful view of the northern coast line of the island.