Hike along the island’s gorgeous north coast and witness the unique geothermal activity of the Furnas Valley.

Soak up picturesque landscapes on your ride to Ribeira Grande, for a hike along the scenic north coast. Join the trail in Ribeira Funda and immerse yourself in a wondrous world of diverse landscapes filled with lush vegetation and gentle streams, that opens up to astounding seascape vistas. Wandering past old watermills, make your way to gorgeous Praia da Viola Beach and savour a picnic lunch. Afterwards, ride to Furnas Valley to experience the unique geothermal activity of steaming fumaroles and bubbling calderas, nestled in spellbinding volcanic landscapes. Then stop for photos of Furnas Lake, which is located in another sublime setting.

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