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Furnas, Furnas

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Relax in a rock-lined mineral bath, or check out the geysers and bubbling mud at Furnas, a volcanic village best known for its thermal pools and other geological attractions. Located on the island of Sao Miguel in the Portuguese Azores, the town features a large lake in the center, surrounded by the crater's steep sides. For a nominal fee you can soak in the warm pools and use the modern amenities, including lockers, bathrooms, and changing rooms. Wander the Terra Nostra botanical gardens to see some plants native to the island. Be sure to try the local specialty, "cozido das furnas"--traditional food cooked for over six hours in the scalding heat of the steam vents, and rumored to be delicious. Take a look at our Furnas trip planner to schedule your visit to Furnas and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • Did not realise we had such glorious bubbling hot springs and thermals in Portugal. A large area to see the bubbling hot water and steaming holes. Stalls sold produce cooked in the hot springs. Also.....  more
    Did not realise we had such glorious bubbling hot springs and thermals in Portugal. A large area to see the bubbling hot water and steaming holes. Stalls sold produce cooked in the hot springs. Also.....  more »
  • Very beautiful . A must stop at the thermal spas. Need a whole day to explore the town . Recommend strongly. The hiking is very beautiful !! 
    Very beautiful . A must stop at the thermal spas. Need a whole day to explore the town . Recommend strongly. The hiking is very beautiful !!  more »

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