Full Day Furnas Tour with Lunch
08:30 – Pick up from the hotels
15:30 – Return to hotels
This excursion will begin by heading for the town of Vila Franca do Campo. Here, you will enjoy a quick stop to taste the famous Queijadas da Vila, a traditional pastry, followed by a tour of Furnas with a stop at Parque Terra Nostra (*), to visit the world-renowned botanical garden. The tour will continue onto Lagoa das Furnas, where you will watch the preparation of Cozido das Furnas – a local speciality dish prepared by lowering the pot into a hot spring heated by volcanic steam. The food cooks slowly, for around 5 hours, and the only liquid used are the juices from the ingredients. This special dish, named after the village, will be served later for lunch. After lunch, the tour continues to Miradouro do Ferro, the Gorreana Tea Factory, the only tea plantation in Europe, and and Miradouro Stª Iria, from where you will be able to admire the beauty of the island’s northern coast, before returning to Ponta Delgada.
(*) - Entrance included
How to Book
This excursion is subsidised by Turangra. Please click here to book directly with Turangra.
Please note: Excursions or other tours that you may choose to book either now or whilst you are at the Travel Convention, are not part of the arrangements provided by ABTA Limited. Your contract for the excursion or tour will be with the operator of the excursion or tour. ABTA Limited is not responsible for the excursion or tour or for anything that happens during the course of its provision by the operator.