Pico do Ferro – Furnas
This circular walk begins and ends at Pico do Ferro viewpoint, where you can enjoy a magnificent view of Furnas Caldera.
Begin the walk through areas of natural and endemic meadows until emerging in the dense forest that unfolds across the slope of the Furnas valley.
Near the end of the slope, pass by the famous house of Grená, built in the first half of the 19th century.
Continue towards the fumaroles, where you can stop and relax along the banks of Lagoa das Furnas.
Take the walk up the hillside in a distance of 1.8km back to the viewpoint of Pico do Ferro.
Head towards the parish of Furnas where you can have a thermal bath at the natural monument of Poça da Dona Beija and enjoy the regional gastronomy (both at own expense).
Walking distance: 6,2km
Average Altitude: 400m
Estimated Walking Time: 3,5 to 4 hours