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Lagoa das Furnas

Estrada Regional Do Sul, Lagoa Das Furnas | Caldeiras Das Furnas, Sao Miguel 9675, Portugal
+351 296 588 019
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good37%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“stew” (10 reviews)
“pretty lake” (5 reviews)
“hot springs” (11 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Estrada Regional Do Sul, Lagoa Das Furnas | Caldeiras Das Furnas, Sao Miguel 9675, Portugal
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"stew"
in 10 reviews
"pretty lake"
in 5 reviews
"hot springs"
in 11 reviews
"nice lake"
in 5 reviews
"local restaurants"
in 5 reviews
"kayak hire"
in 2 reviews
"sao miguel"
in 8 reviews
"circular walk"
in 3 reviews
"wood carvings"
in 2 reviews
"old church"
in 2 reviews
"terra nostra"
in 5 reviews
"two hours"
in 2 reviews
"volcanic lake"
in 3 reviews
"bus tour"
in 2 reviews
"beautiful park"
in 2 reviews
"great hike"
in 2 reviews
"sunny day"
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The lagoon is very beautiful and inside the park you can see "Fumarolas" and smell the sulphur. This is the place where they cook "Cozido das Furnas".

Thank Cristina_Hugo
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I visited this park beside the lake last week. It's a few Euro to enter, but the park is well worth it. This place has several active fumaroles, so be prepared for the foul smell of sulfur. Be careful driving into the...More

2  Thank Matthew F
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One of the three large crater lakes on the island. The area is a nature reserve and still fairly unspoiled. Lots of walking trails available.

Thank Peter D
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We rented one of the two properties on the lake, and thoroughly enjoyed having this gem to ourselves. The house was equipped with bicycles, kayaks, and the keys to the gardens, so we could walk in the garden anytime. The park has huge stands of...More

Thank x-gadget-x
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

Pretty lake with lots of hiking possibilities around it. The colour of the water when the sun shines is incredible.

Thank IndigoSJ
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Reviewed 3 March 2018

We spent a full day here with a local family who rose at 3am to prepare a meal cooked in the ground by the heat of the geothermal springs. Was such a great time. Highly recommend for families.

Thank 53Maryd123
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Reviewed 5 February 2018

We chose this as our first walk of our week's holiday, a gentle introduction to walking and an easy and pleasant walk. Starting in the car park, 50cents per person to enter, you can visit the facilities before setting off, look at the caldeiras and...More

Thank FiftyFifty5050
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Reviewed 27 January 2018

We stayed at a Furnas hotel and went to the lake the first day. We walked around the lake in about an hour and a half or two hours. It is a pleasant if not very exciting trail. It will fit well those who are...More

Thank mirole
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Reviewed 12 December 2017

This is one of three major volcanic crater lakes on Sao Miguel. The drive to this lake is gorgeous and very easy from Ponta Delgada. Whether you rent a car or take a bus tour, you will find this lake charming and beautiful. Highly recommended....More

Thank Julie D
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Reviewed 21 November 2017

Easy to underestimate this lake - really, when compared to Fogo, Azul and Verde, it's not in the same league. However, it shouldn't be missed if you're in Furnas. If you're in a "walk in the park" mood. The circumnavigation tails might take 4 or...More

Thank terrythy
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