In Furnas you will find a fantastic diversity of volcanic activities and flora and thermal waters. Located in the center of a large caldera, the visitor can enjoy its rails, gardens and surrounding nature, culminating the experience in the famous Cozido das Furnas.

The Furnas are well known for their hot springs, namely the boilers, Poça da Beija and thermal pools. In addition, the Furnas are known by the Hotel Terra Nostra, which consists of a natural thermal pool and a magnificent botanical garden, Terra Nostra Park. You can also visit the natural park where you can find some animals and some plant species. Also in Furnas is a lagoon, the Furnas Lagoon.

They are also traditional of Furnas, the pasty cakes and the curious cooked where the ingredients are cooked under the earth under the heat of the volcanoes (the meat takes about 5 to 6 hours and the cod about 3 to 4 hours). This fact emphasizes an exquisite flavor.

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