Full Day Guided Tour to Furnas with Lunch Included


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Pricing Info: Per Person

Duration: 8 hours

Departs: portugal, portugal

TicketType: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

Overview

The excursion starts early in the morning at your Hotel, we start on the south coast, visiting Vila Franca do Campo and its Historic center, we go up to the Chapel of Nossa Senhora da Paz (built in 1764) where you can see a panoramic view over the village, in this locality you can find the famous Queijadas of the village. we continue south towards the magnificent village of Furnas where you can visit and bathe in the lush thermal waters.
We continue to Lagoa das Furnas where we will visit Lagoa, a place surrounded by fumaroles and boilers. A magical place is in this same place that we will see the famous Cozido, which is found in holes of about one meter, after having lunch and then visiting the Boilers and mineral waters where you can taste each one. The return route is made by the North, visiting the peak of the iron where you can see a view of the lagoon and the furnas at an altitude of 600m, then we stop at Fabrica do Chá, tasting the magnificent São Miguel tea.


What's Included

Entrance at Thea Factory

Lunch

Pick up at Hotel & Drop of at Hotel

Waters

What's Not Included

Entrance at the Thermal Baths (Terra Nostra Park 8€ Adult 4€ child)

Entrance at the Thermal Baths Poça da Dona Beija 6€ Adult 3€ Adult)


Traveler Information

  • INFANT: Age: 1 - 2
  • CHILD: Age: 3 - 9
  • YOUTH: Age: 10 - 17
  • ADULT: Age: 18 - 54
  • SENIOR: Age: 55 - 100

Additional Info

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Specialized infant seats are available
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.

What To Expect

Lagoa das Furnas
we are going to see the stew, the lake and the boilers

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Porto Formoso
we will visit the tea factory and plantations, and enjoy a cup of tea

45 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Caldeira das Furnas
we will visit the boilers and fumaroles and taste the mineral waters

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Parque Terra Nostra
There has been a garden in the Furnas Valley for over 200 years. Seen from the top of the Pico do Ferro viewpoint, you can see that the “valley” is actually a crater, seven kilometres in diameter, and the last remains of an apparently long-extinct volcano.

The Furnas Valley became popular towards the end of the 18th century, due to the growing interest in the use of mineral water to treat health problems, such as rheumatism and obesity. Furnas has hundreds of small springs and streams, all with different properties. The Terra Nostra Garden is located in the midst of this magnificent water system.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Not Included

Pico do Ferro Viewpoint
This viewpoint is at an altitude of around 570 meters, at the elevation of Pico do Ferro. It offers an immense view over the vast volcanic crater of Vale das Furnas, Lagoa das Furnas stands out to the right of the viewpoint and the valley opens to the left.

It is also possible to observe the surrounding mountainous area. The passage through this viewpoint is part of the list of walking tours in the municipality of Povoação.

20 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Vila Franca do Campo
Vila Franca do Campo is a beautiful town, located in the wonderful island of São Miguel, in the Azores Archipelago, having been the island's first capital, created in 1444. Its place name derives from Vila Franca de Xira, located in the continent, as the village's founder, Vaz Botelho, was a proud Vila-Franquense.
The importance of the village dissipated with the violent earthquake of 1522, leaving a large part of the locality buried, perishing a few thousand people.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Miradouro de Santa Iria
Located very close to the village of Porto Formoso, on the outskirts of the city of Ribeira Grande, the Miradouro de Santa Iria mirrors the green beauty of the magnificent São Miguel Island, in the Azores Archipelago, surrounded by the vast blue of the Atlantic Ocean.

From this viewpoint you can appreciate the beauty of the north coast of this wonderful island, which breathes a very unique environment, also marked by the vast tea plantations.
It is said that it was on these slopes that on August 3, 1831, the Battle of Ladeira da Velha was fought, when the troops of D. Pedro IV defeated those of his brother D. Miguel, opening the way to Concession of Évora Monte , which ended the Civil War of 1832/34, between liberals and miguelists.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Included


Reviews

Super fun Furnas tour
mikerN5091ZH, 10-06-2022
Dennis was an incredible host!!! Very friendly, funny, helpful, knowledgeable about the island and culture, and very accommodating. He made you feel like a friend. Wife and I thoroughly enjoyed our tour with "Mr. Dennis". Going forward he'll always be our go to for tours when staying in Sao Miguel. Price was very fair and average for the experience. We highly recommend contacting Magic Tours and Dennis. Super fun and classy man! Thank you so much sir.
Amazing Tours of this Special Place
Shirley C, 25-09-2021
Denis is a wonderful host. We toured a half day including Lagoa Sete Cidades, and the Pineapple Plantation. We learned so much about the island. Denis was very caring, accommodating, and helpful with my sister, who has issues with mobility. The next day, Tiago was our host, and we toured Furnas, the Fumaroles, Nordeste, and other towns along the Eastern side of the island. Tiago was also very caring and helpful with my sister. Denis had remembered to ask Tiago to take us to get wonderful Queijadas da Vila Franco do Campo. My first trip to Sao Miguel was 23 years ago. This was my second trip to Sao Miguel. I highly recommend a private tour. There is so much to see, and both Denis and Tiago are so knowledgeable about their island. It truly is a special place. I will visit again...soon!
Spectracular
dabo361, 02-09-2022
We did the half day tour and it was amazing. Denis, our tour guide was fantastic, friendly, funny, and very professional. Very knowledgeable about the island's history.
I will definitely recommend Denis if you want to know unforgettable places and have great time.
Amazing experience exploring Azores with Magic Tours
650kumarb, 24-06-2022
It was such a fun to explore the island with such an amazing team. Specially the owner Denis is so much fun to be with and he entertains you and keeps you engaged during the entire trip . I would recommend everyone to give this company at least one chance and I am sure you will book every other tour with them like us .
Highly Recommended
NandiRoad, 13-09-2022
Thank you Denis! We had a very enjoyable, informative day out with Denis, with 4 of us in a private tour. He collected us promptly as arranged, organised our lunch at a restaurant in Furnas, took us to the hot bathing springs and even took us on a detour to his home town. Denis is full of knowledge of the island and it made the trip even more interesting as we got to know more about the culture and customs of Sao Miguel. It was great to have the flexibility and personalisation of a private tour as well as being reasonably priced




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