One of the 7 Natural Wonders of Portugal, it showcases the Blue and Green Lake, which according to legend, were formed from the tears of a shepherd and a princess who shared a forbidden love. These lakes can be seen from King’s View.
The beautiful 12-hectare Terra Nostra Park in Furnas offers a peaceful time in an impressive botanical collection. Have the opportunity to enjoy the natural thermal water pools (100º Fahrenheit).
The oldest, and currently only, tea plantation in Europe. This plantation has been in operation since 1883, keeping the original traditions of the Orient as well as the ancient qualities that have been in our culture for five generations. Partake in this authentic experience by booking our Tea & Cozido Tour with us today!
Lagoa das Furnas is a serene and romantic lagoon that stretches far and wide. Along its shores, you’ll discover volcanic fumaroles and natural kitchens where the renowned Furnas stew is prepared. The ingredients are placed in sealed pots and then buried in the ground to slow cook with the help of volcanic heat.
Mosteiros, a picturesque village on the northeast coast, is deeply connected to the ocean and boasts an ancient fishing and agricultural tradition. The village is famous for its fishing dock and natural swimming pools, known as Poço da Pedra (“stone well”). During summer, visitors flock to Mosteiros for its dark sand beaches, stunning landscapes, and the therapeutic properties of its seaweed and waters.
Ponta Delgada, a town nestled amidst the stunning beauty of São Miguel nature, boasts a rich history and charming architectural heritage that never fails to captivate those who behold it.
Vila Franca do Campo is a tranquil village with a rich natural and architectural heritage. One of the main attractions is the Vila Franca do Campo Islet, located on a crater of an extinct volcano and classified as a Natural Reserve. It’s a popular spot during the summer months and only 1 km from the coast.
Ribeira Grande is a charming town located on the north coast, providing the perfect place to soak up the island’s natural beauty and history. The town’s architecture is a mix of Gothic and Manueline styles, with several noteworthy buildings such as the 17th-century town hall, the Espírito Santo Church, and the Senhor dos Passos Church. If you’re a history buff or just enjoy admiring old buildings, Ribeira Grande is definitely worth a visit.