Furnas Valley & Tea Plantation
An experience for all ages. Create memories between family and/or friends.
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In this experience, visit a traditional ceramics factory, then stop at the “Caloura” bathing area to visit the natural pools. At lunch, watch the unearthing of the famous “cozido da Furnas” cooked inside fumaroles for 6 to 7 hours. Visit Europe’s only tea plantation and factory.
Children from 0-5 years old do not pay for the tour.
Only children aged between 6 and 12 years old have to pay.
The experience lasts for 4 hours.
Yes, the ticket purchase includes the pick-up / drop-off in Ponta Delgada within a radius of 15km.
What to expect
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We start the day at your hotel or accommodation and from Ponta Delgada we continue along the south coast of the island, towards Vale das Furnas.
On the way, stop in the city of Lagoa, to visit a traditional ceramics factory, stop in the bathing area of "Caloura" to visit its natural pools and in Vila Franca do Campo - former capital of the island - with an interesting historic center, churches and viewpoint of “Nossa Senhora da Paz” overlooking the “Islet of Vila Franca do Campo”.
We continue along the south coast of the island to “Vale das Furnas” and watch, along the banks of the romantic lagoon, the unearthing of the famous “Cozido da Furnas”, made inside the fumaroles with only the steam from the volcano between 6 and 7 hours and will be served at lunch. It is a typical Portuguese stew, with all the ingredients that characterize this dish.
After lunch, visit to the center of the parish of Furnas to observe the boilers that are boiling there and the opportunity to taste the rich and tasty mineral waters that flow from ancient fountains.
In the parish of furnas there are several places to enjoy thermal baths such as the botanical garden “Terra Nostra” and the swimming pools of “Dona Beija”, a unique experience!
Then, we will visit one of the most famous viewpoints of this place “Pico do Ferro” to observe from the top of the crater all the majesty of this volcano Furnas overlooking the parish, lagoon, surrounding mountains and the sea.
The return is made along the north coast of the island, visiting the tea plantation and factory, the only one of its kind in Europe.
We end this experience with a stop at the viewpoint of “Santa Iria” where it is possible to observe a large part of the north coast of the island.
Return to your hotel/accommodation.