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Van Tours

Relax and enjoy the greatest attractions of nature while in the comfort of wander and convenience.

About Van Tours

Take a seat in the emotion sector, stop wherever you want and where your curiosity demands it. Taste, observe, treasure the entire originality of this Atlantic paradise.

If you want to get to know the island of São Miguel in a more peaceful way, without the worry of renting a car, opt for more comfort, on a pleasant van ride.

Make the most of your vacation and get away from the city. This way, you are guaranteed to know the main points of interest, but also those you will not find in travel guides. This is perhaps the best choice for those looking for convenience and security.

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Clear paths that only locals know

Futurismo Azores Adventures offers half-day or full-day tours showing the most touristic places on the Azores islands, such as Lagoa das Sete Cidades, Lagoa do Fogo, Furnas, and the Pico mountain. But there are places that only a knowledgeable guide can help you discover!

It is more enjoyable when someone leads

Take the opportunity to observe the incredible landscapes between the green of the mountains and the blue of the Atlantic Ocean. Furnas for example is a magical place, full of charm and pleasant surprises, so, look outside, it is well worth it to have someone driving for you!

Nordeste, located in the most eastern part of the island of São Miguel, is known as one of the most beautiful Azorean municipalities. Thanks to its beautiful and well-kept gardens and green areas, it has even been considered several times, one of the most flowery counties in Europe.

Azorean delights always present

It is clear that the gastronomy of the Azores is in the preferences of our travelers! We will taste delicious Azorean food.

Cozido das Furnas is one of the most emblematic dishes. Furnas Volcanic Complex is an area protected by the unique characteristics of its fumaroles and hot springs. And it is in Caldeiras das Furnas, where the famous meal is cooked in a pan buried in the ground. It takes five hours for the Cozido to be ready, cooked only with the steam and heat that the Earth emanates. It is definitely a unique experience.

But São Jorge cheese, bolo lêvedo, pimenta da terra, fresh products at Mercado da Graça and regional steak are also Azorean delicacies that you will have the opportunity to taste.

Moments for life

On our van tours, we will stop at several viewpoints, enjoy lagoons, discover volcanic calderas, explore the Laurissilva forest of this Atlantic paradise, which will surely remain in your memory for a lifetime!

Why Futurismo

  • 100+ Breathtaking experiences

    Venture beyond the extraordinary. Unrivaled adventure

  • Azores Travel Experts

    Largest tour operator in the Azores with 30 years of experience

  • Environmental Education

    At Futurismo, we think that educating and raising awareness among the young ones is very important for the future

  • Friendly Help

    We’re here to make your experience incredible. Reach us by phone, email, or WhatsApp

  • Helping Social Solidarity Institutions

    Apart from being a responsible tour operator, we also have a social commitment with many local organizations

  • The Basics

    How many people can fit in the vans?

    Five people maximum due to covid restrictions.

    I am pregnant but I would like to do this activity. Is it possible?

    We recommend that you consult your physician first because of the thermal baths in some tours.

    I travel with children and/or seniors. Is this activity indicated for families?

    Please contact us if you are traveling with children in order to provide child seats.

    What if it rains? Does Futurismo provide rain jackets and trousers for the rain?

    All the included equipment is presented per tour. Please check it out on the “What’s included” section.

    The Experience

    This is an excellent activity to enjoy a peaceful holiday, without the need to drive or rent a car.

    Perfect for people who like to do vacations with family and friends. A comfortable van is the best option for anyone staying behind!

    Futurismo van tours are designed to take you to the best places and taste the island’s delicacies. Want to taste the Furnas stew? It’s included. Yogurt cakes, Azorean cheese, and meals at local restaurants? All of this is guaranteed!

    Travel safely

    Pleasant trips, with comfort and without worries. On our van tours, you can count on experienced guides. If you are traveling with children, we have appropriate car seats so that your trips are safe and comfortable.

    The best to see in São Miguel

    Futurismo Azores Adventures offers half-day or full-day tours divided into the most touristic places on the island of São Miguel: Sete Cidades, Lagoa do Fogo, Nordeste and Furnas. Choose your favorite!

    Perfect marriage between landscapes and gastronomy!

    In the full-day programs, we already include lunch at a local restaurant. If you choose Furnas, the famous Furnas stew is guaranteed!

    Have you ever heard of viewpoints, breathtaking landscapes on the beautiful island of São Miguel? Our van tours pass through there.

    1. Find the perfect tour for you and book it

    Choose between our 60+ spectacular activities on the amazing Azores and book it online or in any of our stores.

    2. Email confirmation

    Receive a confirmation email with the reservation details.

    3. “The Day”

    Enjoy your experience with us. We will be pleased to welcome you and to make your tour the most fullfilling and memorable to you.

    Note: Unexpected limitations

    Keep calm. You can cancel absolutely for free your bookings until 48h before the activity date*and, if the weather conditions don’t allow us to do the activity safely, we’ll cancel it and contact you suggesting an alternative date or provide a full refund.

    * Check the Cancelations Policy within every tour page for additional info

    Plan your Van Tours tour

    What’s included in this Activity?

    Every program has a detailed “What’s Included” section right after the tour description. Please check it out

    What is the best season to do Van tours in the Azores?

    This activity is good all year round due to our mild climate.

    Is there anything I need to bring with me for this tour?

    Please check the “What to bring” section on each tour program. There you’ll find all the recommendations we have for you, specifically for that program.

    What to wear on a Van Tour?

    We recommend to wear comfortable light clothes and shoes, and bring a waterproof raincoat.

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    F.A.Q.s about Van Tours

    Can I cancel my tour reservation and have a full refund?

    Yes, you can check our detailed cancellation and refund policies per tour on each tour page, under “Good to Know” section

    Can I take my camera with me during this activity?

    Yes, but be aware that your material will be under your responsability.

    How can I book this activity?

    You can select any tour within our website and get your booking confirmation on your email immediately. Alternativelly, you can visit us on our shops or get in touch with us by phone, email or send us a message on social media (Instagram and Facebook)

    Is this an adventure kind of tour?

    It is a great adventure, but not physically demanding.

    What if the weather isn’t ok?

    If the weather doesn’t allow to do this activity safely, we will cancel it and suggest na alternative date.

    What is the minimum number of participants?

    Please check the minimum number of participant for each tour inside the program’s page.

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