11 days in Azores Itinerary

11 days in Azores Itinerary

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Angra do Heroismo, Terceira
— 2 nights
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Horta, Faial Island
— 2 nights
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Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel
— 6 nights

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Angra do Heroismo, Terceira

Angra do Heroismo ©
Angra do Heroísmo, generally known as Angra, is a municipality and city on the island of Terceira in the Portuguese autonomous region of the Azores. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): contemplate the waterfront views at Lagoa do Junco, discover the deep blue sea with Octopus Diving Center, then explore the fascinating underground world of Algar do Carvão - Monumento Natural Regional, and finally explore the striking landscape at Ponta dos Biscoitos. Keep things going the next day: get outside with Praia dos Biscoitos, shop like a local with Olaria de S. Bento, stroll around Duke of Terceira Garden, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Se Cathedral, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Monte Brasil.

For ratings, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Angra do Heroismo online visit planner.

Metzingen, Germany to Angra do Heroismo is an approximately 14-hour combination of car and flight. Traveling from Metzingen to Angra do Heroismo, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Horta.

Things to do in Angra do Heroismo

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Octopus Diving Center ©
Octopus Diving Center
Algar do Carvão - Monumento Natural Regional ©
Se Cathedral ©
Se Cathedral

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Horta, Faial Island

Horta ©
Horta is a single municipality and city in the western part of the Archipelago of the Azores, encompassing the island of Faial. On the 24th (Thu), make a trip to Moinho giratório de madeira na Conceição, Lomba, take in the dramatic natural features at Caldeira, and then skim along the rocks with Toboga Azores. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Museu Scrimshaw, admire the landmark architecture of Igreja de Nossa Senhora das Angustias, see the interesting displays at Centro de Interpretacao do Vulcao dos Capelinhos, then step off the mainland to explore Vulcão dos Capelinhos, and finally explore the activities along Piscinas Naturais do Varadouro.

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Horta trip maker.

You can fly from Angra do Heroismo to Horta in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In September, daily temperatures in Horta can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to travel to Ponta Delgada.

Things to do in Horta

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Toboga Azores ©
Toboga Azores
Museu Scrimshaw ©
Museu Scrimshaw
Caldeira ©
Caldeira

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Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel

Ponta Delgada ©
As the busy capital of São Miguel, Ponta Delgada represents the most visited place on the island. Known for its historical buildings, the city offers 17th- and 18th-century convents and churches, as well as cobbled pedestrian streets and hidden squares.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ponta Delgada: Furnas (Caldeiras Vulcânicas, Poca Da Dona Beija, &more) and Vista do Rei Miradouro (in Sete Cidades). Spend the 28th (Mon) observing fascinating marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour. And it doesn't end there: explore the striking landscape at Caldeira das Sete Cidades, take some stellar pictures from Boca do Inferno Viewpoint, pause for some serene contemplation at Nossa Senhora da Paz, and look for all kinds of wild species at Caldeira Velha Environmental Interpretation Centre.

To find photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Ponta Delgada trip planning app.

Getting from Horta to Ponta Delgada by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: ride a ferry. In September, daytime highs in Ponta Delgada are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ponta Delgada

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Caldeira das Sete Cidades ©
Caldeira das Sete Cidades
Parque Terra Nostra ©
Parque Terra Nostra
Poca Da Dona Beija ©
Poca Da Dona Beija

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