A member of the team of Pure Azores company (an expert in history, nature and culture of Azores) will meet you at your accommodation at 09:00 am.
Following pick-up, start the drive to Furnas. Enjoy beautiful scenery along the southern coast of the island until you get to the historical town of Vila Franca do Campo. Here, reach a secluded chapel in the mountains, Senhora da Paz, to enjoy a spectacular view of the town and small island before continuing to Furnas.
In Furnas, walk along geothermal fields and observe smoking volcanoes
Watch as your lunch, the famous local cozido, is pulled from the cooking holes in the volcanic soil.
We allow about 1 hour for the thermal baths. The thermal pools are optional, therefore the entrance is not included in price. You have two options: Poças de Dona Beija (6 euros/entrance) or Parque Terra Nostra (8 euros/entrance).
In the afternoon, get to the top of the volcanic crater at the viewpoint of Pico do Ferro, which offers views of Furnas and its lake.
Next, head to the northeastern side of the island to see the coast of high cliffs and waterfall of Ribeira dos Caldeirões. Make your way back to Ponta Delgada along the north coast of the island with a final stop at the Miradouro Santa Iria.
Book together with São Miguel West tour, to guarantee seeing the absolute best of São Miguel in just 2 days!