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Furnas

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Address: Sao Miguel, Portugal
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+351 296 584 436
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US$62.74*
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Walking Tour: Ribeira Funda and Furnas from Ponta Delgada
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US$34.22*
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Canoeing at Furnas Lake
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Pico do Ferro Trail Hike and Light Yoga on São Miguel Island

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Small village but nice to be there. There are no main attractions but nice to walk around and see the old village,

Reviewed 14 March 2017
Claudio B
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Biassono, Lombardia, Italy
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Biassono, Lombardia, Italy
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Reviewed 14 March 2017

Small village but nice to be there. There are no main attractions but nice to walk around and see the old village,

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Calgary, Canada
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Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

The thermal activity is a must see. The unique stew cooked in the ground for six hours is a must have lunch. The hot springs pool may not look inviting it is warm and I like to think therapeutic.

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Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

We don't know the meaning but we find it funny... The way house is designed is really nice and makes you think

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Boxborough, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

We visited the Azores for our first time and stayed the first 4 nights in Furnas. This was the perfect spot to use as our home base to make various day trips. The town had everything we needed from restaurants to groceries. We stayed at the Terra Nostra Garden Hotel and enjoyed free access to the botanical gardens. For those... More 

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Markham, Canada
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Reviewed 7 February 2017

This is such an unusual place to visit with the volcanic activity (bubbling mud holes, steam holes, smell of sulphur and the natural water springs). Don't miss the thermal baths. We went to the ones in the botanical gardens which is 8 euros per person as opposed to the other which is 4 euros. Did not see the cheaper one... More 

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Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

A great place to visit. Beautiful to hike around the town. Hot Springs are great. I recommend the Poça Da Dona Beija thermal baths the most. 2-3 days are enough if your just in furnas. Don't eat in town because the restaurant there are terrible!

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 5 January 2017

No visit is complete unless you visit the thermal site of Furnas on the Azores. Not only is it a nice little village with hotels, restaurants and spa's but it has a lot of hot springs and thermal activities. Unless you spend the night make sure you also visit the thermal baths and the surrounding countryside

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Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 2 January 2017

My sons visited the hot pools in tow several times to relax sore muscles after a day of surfing. Worth the 5 uro cost. Lots of free parking. Various pools of different temperatures. Clean, comfortable. Change areas. A small shop that sells souvenirs.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 30 December 2016

I would stay here instead of Ponta Delgada, but I don't like the touristy, high concrete hotel, crummy gift shops and sleazy harbor. Furnas is a real town, with working locals that has some of the most amazing geothermal attractions of the island. To really appreciate this village, stay there. Don't take a bus, see the steam caldiera and leave.

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Brussels, Belgium
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Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Short stopover is enough to have a lunch in the touristic restaurants here proposing cocido after visiting Lagoa and caldeiras Otherwise no interest to come here. It's a simple street with restaurants and Villas for thermal tourism.

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