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São Miguel East Full Day Tour with Furnas Including Lunch

Highlights
  • Visit São Miguel’s iconic sights, including Nossa Senhora da Paz, Ribeira dos Caldeirões waterfall, and Furnas
  • Enjoy a local pastry snack and lunch, both included in the price
  • Travel with ease to the distant and remote locations, with hotel pickup and drop-off included
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São Miguel East Full Day Tour with Furnas Including Lunch
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São Miguel East Full Day Tour with Furnas Including Lunch
US$70.55
Overview
Eastern São Miguel boasts unique landscapes and attractions, but ticking them all off can be difficult. Travel with ease to these remote locations on a full day tour from Ponta Delagada and visit Nossa Senhora da Paz, Furnas Lake, and one of Europe’s last tea plantations, Gorreana. Enjoy a ‘cozido’ lunch and relax as you enjoy the region’s sights with hotel pick-up and dropoff all included in the price.
What to Expect

Begin your tour with Ponta Delgada hotel pickup. As you head east, visit the Nossa Senhora da Paz, a church hidden high in the mountains around Vila Franca do Campo. Admire the views from the secluded vantage point and enjoy a local pastry, or ‘queijada’.

Then head to the volcanic town of Furnas and opt for a thermal pool experience (not included), or wander its streets, before stopping for a traditional ‘cozido’ lunch. Savor the ground-cooked stew, followed by fresh pineapple and coffee.

Next, enjoy vistas of the Furnas lake and valley from an elevated viewpoint, then onto to the Ribeira dos Caldeirões Natural Park to view its waterfall, before a tour of the Gorreana Tea Plantation. Relax on your return to town, finishing with hotel drop-off.

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Reviewed today
Better than Christmas!

This tour was one of the best we've ever had. Miguel, our tour guide, was knowledgeable, friendly and very patient. The amount of territory we covered in one day, and at a nice, leisurely pace, was incredible. I would definitely use this company again.

Thank playwrightmxm
Reviewed yesterday
Marvelous experience

It was really a great experience of my life. The tour was perfectly organised with a very professional guidance all the way. We were only six people and every wish of ours was met. The places and things we have seen are imperative to see...More

Thank natalbuyanova
Reviewed 3 days ago
Even better than expected!

Thanks to Miguel, who showed us the great highlights of this beautiful island - we enjoyed the tour very much. The cozido lunch, cooked in the 'natural volcanic oven' was very special and delicious. There were many stops at breathtaking viewpoints for picture taking. Would...More

Thank Margit216
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Awesome tour with an awesome tour guide!

My parents and I took this tour while visiting Sao Miguel and it was excellent. Our driver Miguel was friendly, helpful and knowledgeable. The van we traveled in was comfortable and clean. This is an excellent way to get to know this beautiful island.

Thank DinaCT
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Outstanding experience with outstanding views and outstanding guides

I did both the West and East tour. Both are tours for both independent travellers and couples/families who want to get the most of the Azores. You are travelling in a minibus which takes max 8 people. The guide will answer any question you have...More

Thank funmarie
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Minky305
13 August 2018|
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Response from Sue K | Reviewed this property |
The tour is in a van, 8 people the most, it was around $80 for each person, if you want a private car you can email Pure Azores maybe they can do a private tour for you, or do some research, I’ve seen other people in a Jeep
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Janet W
22 July 2018|
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Response from juliarK7661HP | Reviewed this property |
I would recommend both. Completely different experience.
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