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Furnas Valley

Port/City: Ponta Delgada, Azores

Activity Type:
Destination Highlights

Approximate Duration:
5 hour(s)

Prices starting from:
*49.00 USD (Adult)
*29.00 USD (Child)
*0.00 USD (Infant)

Restrictions:  N/A

Important Port/City Information

Please remember you have up to 2 days prior to your sail date to purchase your Royal Caribbean International Shore Excursions online. If you are within the 2 days, you will then need to purchase your Shore Excursions on board; land excursions would need to be purchased directly through your tour director on the land portion of your Cruisetour.

*Prices shown above are representative. Dates, times, and prices are subject to change and may not be available for your sailing. To purchase a Royal Caribbean International Shore Excursion, you must already have a reservation number for a cruise and have made a payment towards that reservation. Shore Excursions must be purchased in the same currency as your cruise reservation. Exchange rates are determined by a competitive pricing program and may be subject to change without notice. All monetary exchanges onboard are processed in U.S. Dollars directly to your SeaPass® onboard charge account unless otherwise specified.
Shore Excursions
Furnas Valley - PG03

At the East of the island is an enormous crater and luxuriant garden in an extravagant atmosphere where the colour of the flowers mixes with the exuberant vegetation originating from diverse continents. In the picturesque village of Furnas, the Terra Nostra Park, which was planted by Thomas Hickling in the 18th century. Pico do Ferro is surrounded by exuberant vegetation and traversed by waterfalls. This belvedere gives a dazzling panorama over the Furnas Valley. Furnas Hot Springs is an area of diverse volcanic activity where water and mud geysers spout and boil.
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Explore the rich Portuguese heritage and abundant natural wonders of the Azores on this guided excursion to Ribeira Grande and the Furnas Valley. One of the oldest towns in the Azores, Ribeira Grande showcases Baroque architecture with a strong Portuguese flavor. In the Furnas Valley at Terra Nostra Garden, admire tree varieties from all over the world, a serpentine canal and scenic grottoes. At Furnas Hot Springs, see the 22 naturally occurring steamy thermal springs.

• Ribeira Grande: See beautiful Baroque architecture, with a strong Portuguese influence, in one of oldest towns in the Azores.
• Terra Nostra Garden: Stroll through grounds featuring trees from all over the world, a serpentine canal and grottoes.
• Furnas Hot Springs: See the 22 steamy thermal springs that occur naturally in the Furnas Valley.

What to Bring:
• SeaPass card and photo identification
• Camera Cash/credit cards Sun protection

What to Wear:
• Light clothing
• Hat and sunglasses
• Comfortable walking shoes

Important Notes:
Kids Tour Free: Offer applies to select tours conducted between 5/1/16 and 8/31/16. With the purchase of one adult ticket for a qualifying tour, receive one complimentary child ticket for the same tour.  Offer applies to tours purchased up to two days prior to cruise departure: the complimentary ticket will be issued in the form of an onboard credit (“OBC”) in the amount of the child ticket price. Child must be 12 years of age or under. Ticketed adult and child must be booked in the same stateroom. Selection of qualifying tours vary by sailing and port. Offer and tours are subject to availability. OBC will be applied to the guest's folio, is not redeemable for cash, is non-transferrable, and will expire at 10:00PM on the final night of the sailing.  No tour substitutions.
• Consider physical fitness and medical history when selecting tour.
• Guests must be able to walk approximately .75 miles over varied surfaces and climb 15-105 stairs.
• In addition to English this tour is offered in French, German and Portuguese.
• A minimum of 20 guests is needed for the tour to run in a different language.
• Due to weather changes, fog could impact the visibility of the sites or surroundings.

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