Shore Excursion # 7- Furnas Crater Lake & Waterfall in Nordeste

Pick up at the pier and drive towards Furnas Lake. First stop at the viewpoint on the South coast at the Caloura view point. Then drive towards the Vila Franca do Campo town. After that stop at a viewpoint Nossa Senhora da Paz to see the Vila Franca do Campo islet from the top of the mountain and see the chapel of Nossa Senhora da Paz.

From here drive throug Vila Franca do Campo town. As we get closer to Furnas, drive down to or in the crater of Furnas passing and seeing the Furnas Lake, stopping at Caldeiras at the Lake where there are hot springs. These are more known for the place where they make the food underneath the ground. Drive to Furnas village, and stop at the main hot springs and Thermal water springs called Caldeiras also. Next drive up and out of the crater of Furnas to the viewpoint to see all of the Furnas Volcanic Crater (lake and Village) called Pico do Ferro.” From there drive up to Salto Cavalo viewpoint where you can see Furnas Crater from another angle and Povoação town (the first settlement of Sao Miguel 1432), with its 7 bumps looking like a big octopus. Then drive down passing the village of Salga and stop at Ribeira dos Caldeirões Waterfall and Park. The waterfall is the most popular waterfall on Sao Miguel Island. From there we drive to the Tea Plantation Goreana (see the tea, factory with explanation, and free taste of green and black tea). Then we will drive to the viewpoint Miradouro de Santa Iria to see the North coast. After that we will check the time and determine what more you can fit or is the client’s mood. During the Tour there will be always WC stops, and in the middle of this Tour a stop to drink and eat depending how long is your ship stays here that day, and what the clients feel like doing.

Note: Sao Miguel island weather may affect this itinerary and alternate sites may be visited if necessary.

TimePrice / person
6 hours50 €

Gallery Shore Excursion # 7- Furnas Crater Lake & Waterfall in Nordeste

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