Ribeira Grande,Terra Nostra Garden & Furnas Valley

Ribeira Grande,Terra Nostra Garden & Furnas Valley

8 hours | Azores Islands (Ponta Delgada) | P D L - 1 0 0
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Description

Points of Interest

  • Ribiera Grande
  • Caldeiras (hot springs) & Furnas Lake
  • Terra Nostra Park
  • Pineapple Greenhouses
Includes meal, Strenuous activity

Be sure to read the Special Notes further down this page for important requirements and restriction.

Take in the highlights of Sao Miguel with this rigorous, full-day guided excursion via air-conditioned motorcoach. Tour one of the island's pineapple greenhouses to see firsthand how the delicious fruit is cultivated and marketed. Visit colonial Ribeira Grande, the island's oldest town featuring Portuguese-influenced architecture dating from the 16th century. Enjoy a photo stop at Pico do Ferro Belvedere, which offers panoramic views of the volcanic Furnas Valley. Stroll Terra Nostra Botanical Gardens, which features lovely trails, plantations of hydrangea and camellia, extensive grottoes, and century-old trees. Indulge in a lunch with wine at the Terra Nostra Casino. Visit Furnas Valley, a geothermal wonderland of 22 hot springs, mud pools, and geysers which emit steam heavy with the smell of sulphur.

Special Notes:

Wear comfortable walking shoes and clothing suited to the day's conditions. Bring a hat and adequate sun protection.

This tour only operates on voyages with full-day calls in Ponta Delgada.

It is advisable to note that from the bus parking area to the summit of Pico do Ferro, there is about 5/10 minute walk on an uphill inclined road

Child Price:

12 & under reduced

Details

Tour timeline may vary to avoid overcrowding, etc.

Departure from ship and drive to Ribeira Grande

Transport type: Air Conditioned Motorcoach
Transport Capacity: 40
Travel time: 00:30
Time at site: 00:30
Free time at site: 10
Inside visit: No
Air conditioned: No
Walking distance: 10
Restroom available: Yes
Shopping available: Yes
Photo/video restrictions: No
Photo/video opportunity: Yes

Drive to Pico do Ferro Belvedere

Transport type: Air Conditioned Motorcoach
Transport Capacity: 40
Travel time: 00:30
Time at site: 00:15
Inside visit: No
Walking distance: 7
Restroom available: No
Shopping available: No
Photo/video restrictions: No
Photo/video opportunity: Yes

Drive to Terra Nostra Park

Transport type: Air Conditioned Motorcoach
Transport Capacity: 40
Travel time: 00:15
Time at site: 00:45
Free time at site: 15
Inside visit: No
Walking distance: 880
Steps: 10
Restroom available: Yes
Shopping available: No
Photo/video restrictions: No
Photo/video opportunity: Yes

Lunch at Terra Nostra Casino

Transport type: Air Conditioned Motorcoach
Transport Capacity: 40
Time at site: 01:30
Free time at site: 15
Inside visit: Yes
Air conditioned: Yes
Steps: 3
Restroom available: Yes
Shopping available: Yes
Photo/video restrictions: No
Photo/video opportunity: No

Drive to Furnas Hot Springs

Transport type: Air Conditioned Motorcoach
Transport Capacity: 40
Travel time: 00:10
Time at site: 00:20
Inside visit: No
Walking distance: 10
Restroom available: Yes
Shopping available: No
Photo/video restrictions: No
Photo/video opportunity: Yes

Drive to Pineapple Plantation

Transport type: Air Conditioned Motorcoach
Transport Capacity: 40
Travel time: 01:30
Time at site: 00:25
Free time at site: 10
Inside visit: Yes
Walking distance: 10
Steps: 10
Restroom available: Yes
Shopping available: Yes
Photo/video restrictions: No
Photo/video opportunity: Yes

Re-board your motorcoach and return to the ship

Transport type: Air Conditioned Motorcoach
Transport Capacity: 40
Travel time: 00:25