Mystic Furnas: canoeing and Terra Nostra
Minimum age: 6
- Canoeing at Lagoa das Furnas
- “Cozido“ lunch in a restaurant
- Visit to the Terra Nostra Park
All about the trip
The activity begins with canoeing in the Furnas lake. Participants will have the opportunity to enjoy all the built heritage in this bucolic place, until reaching the place where we find fumaroles and boiling waters. On the banks of the lake and due to volcanic activity, one can see where the traditional stew Cozido da Furnas is cooked. The return is made by the central part of the lagoon from where we observe the surroundings of the site. After lunch in a restaurant in Furnas village, where we enjoy the traditional Cozido made with ground heat, it will be time to visit Terra Nostra Park. This is one of the most beautiful botanical gardens of the 18th century, where one can find species of flora from different regions of the world. You will be guided in a brief tour by the garden paths passing by the outdoor pool that invites for thermal bath. Now, it is time to return to Ponta Delgada by the North coast of the island.
What is included in the price
- "Cozido" lunch in the restaurant
- Sit-on-top canoe (2 persons per canoe + 1 child)
- Life vest (mandatory use)
- Picos de Aventura Guide
- Insurance (Personal Accident and Liability)
What is not included in the price
- Snacks and water
Until 18 years must be accompanied by parents or guardians, or bring a written permission.
This activity is organised by Picos de Aventura, Avenida João Bosco Mota Amaral, Ponta Delgada, 9500-771, Portugal, +351 296 283 288, firstname.lastname@example.org.
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