Tour 3 - Furnas Lake

Tour 3 - Furnas Lake

Duration : 6 hours; from 9:00 -> 15:00 

Price: 120 euros, per car with capacity up to 4 people.

Besides the beautiful scenery and astounding view of the lake, this tour offers the possibility to experience the traditional Cozido das Furnas. This is a meat and vegetable stew which is cooked for six hours using natural heat from the crater.

Departure from Ponta Delgada with stops at the following locations:

- Santa Iria viewpoint, where you can enjoy the view of the north side of the island.

 - Gorreana Tea Factory, visit the tea factory and taste the wonderful azorean tea.

 - Pico do Ferro viewpoint, with a superb lookout point of Furnas valley

- Furnas Valley, with visits to the hot springs area, and to the lake to experience the withdrawal of the pots of stew from the hot springs (fee not included).

 - Vila Franca do Campo,  the first capital of the island, with a visit to Nossa Senhora da Paz church.