Trip Planner:   Europe  /  Portugal  /  Azores  /  Sao Miguel  /  Furnas

Furnas, Furnas

4.6
#5 of 20 in Nature in Sao Miguel
Water Body · Nature / Park
Create an itinerary including Furnas
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.
Create a full itinerary - for free!

Tours to Furnas

Furnas reviews

Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor traveler rating
TripAdvisor traveler rating 4.5
1,125 reviews
TripAdvisor
  • You need about an hour to see this place. If you can, bring a picnic lunch to enjoy the scenery as well. If you go early enough you will see all the restaurants cooking their food for the day in... 
    You need about an hour to see this place. If you can, bring a picnic lunch to enjoy the scenery as well. If you go early enough you will see all the restaurants cooking their food for the day in...  more »
  • This place has many wooden walkways that you can go on and watch the steam come out of all come out of the ground. We were lucky to be there when one of the local restaurants brought a large stew pot....  more
    This place has many wooden walkways that you can go on and watch the steam come out of all come out of the ground. We were lucky to be there when one of the local restaurants brought a large stew pot....  more »

Plan your trip to Furnas

  • Get a personalized trip
    A full day by day itinerary based on your preferences
  • Customize it
    Refine your trip. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it
    Choose from the best hotels and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it
    Everything in one place. Everyone on the same page.