We create this unique tour to give you the opportunity to see São Miguel island as much as possible during your short stay. The tour will start by going in direction to Vista do Rei viewpoint where you can enjoy the view to the blue and the green lakes located in Sete Cidades. Then, the tour will take you until the mountains to enjoy the view over the gorgeous Lagoa do Fogo followed by a visit to Caldeira Velha (Optional), a natural reserve, which allows you to take an optional bath enjoying the warm water from a waterfall. The journey continues to Santa Iria viewpoint where you can see the north coast.
Afterwards it is tea time. A visit to Gorreana tea plantation and its factory, where you can taste two kinds of tea – black and green. Continuing the tour and to enjoy the amazing view over Furnas valley, a stop will be made at Pico de Ferro’s viewpoint. Arriving to the village of Furnas you will see some volcanic phenomena, known as fumaroles. Is time to have a lunch and eat the delicious and famous stew, Cozido das Furnas, a gastronomic dish of Azores, naturally cooked underground. After lunch, a stop in Furnas lake to see where is cooked the stew and take a walk near the beautiful lake. Returning to Ponta Delgada by the south coast and passing by Vila Franca do Campo, the first capital of São Miguel, a last stop will be made at the chapel of Nossa Senhora da Paz to enjoy the view over the famous Islet of Vila Franca.
Entrance fee at “Caldeira Velha”;
Entrance fees not mentioned;
Hotel pick-up outside the City Center;
|From / To||08.30 - 17.30|