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Furnas Bikes

Activities / Location

Location of Ninhos da Terra

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The valley of Furnas lies 44 km (27 miles) from Ponta Delgada, 11 km (7 miles) from Povoação — the capital of the district — and 6 km (4 miles) from Ribeira Quente, where the famous Praia do Fogo, a beach with underground hot water springs, is. The Furnas Valley has been mentioned in several books and essays, namely "A Winter in the Azores and a Summer in the Baths of Furnas", by the Bullar brothers,in 1841.

By Land:
Cycling
Hiking
Horseback riding
All land tours
Bird watching

By Sea: Boating
Diving
Radical sports
Surf / Windsurf
Canoeing
Whale watching

Gastronomy: Furnas stew
Azorean Gastronomy
Vegetarian cuisine