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
— 3 nights
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Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel
— 5 nights

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Angra do Heroismo, Terceira

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. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): get to know the fascinating history of Rua da Se, then admire the natural beauty at Duke of Terceira Garden, then get engrossed in the history at Museum of Angra do Heroismo, and finally discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take some stellar pictures from Miradouro da Serra do Cume, explore the striking landscape at Ponta dos Biscoitos, then get outside with Praia dos Biscoitos, then head outdoors with Gruta do Natal, and finally take some stellar pictures from Miradouro da Serra de Santa Barbara.

To find traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Angra do Heroismo trip itinerary planner.

Metzingen, Germany to Angra do Heroismo is an approximately 14-hour combination of car and flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Azores Standard Time (AZOT) is minus 2 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Horta.

Things to do in Angra do Heroismo

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Historic Sites

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Scuba & Snorkeling
Rua da Se ©
Rua da Se
Museum of Angra do Heroismo ©
Museum of Angra do Heroismo

3
nights
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. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Vulcão dos Capelinhos and Praia do Porto Pim. There's still lots to do: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, don't miss a visit to Igreja de Nossa Senhora das Angustias, see the interesting displays at Centro de Interpretacao do Vulcao dos Capelinhos, and kick back and relax at Parque de Campismo da Praia do Almoxarife.

To find ratings, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read our Horta trip maker.

You can fly from Angra do Heroismo to Horta in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In September in Horta, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 22°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to travel to Ponta Delgada.

Things to do in Horta

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Tours

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Toboga Azores ©
Toboga Azores
Praia do Porto Pim ©
Praia do Porto Pim
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Parque Natural da Ribeira dos Caldeiroes and Praia de Santa Barbara. Relax by the water at Mosteiros Beach and Piscinas Naturais. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ponta Delgada: Pico do Ferro Viewpoint (in Furnas) and Vista do Rei Miradouro (in Sete Cidades). There's still lots to do: cast your line with a fishing tour, head outdoors with Jardim Antonio Borges, take some stellar pictures from Boca do Inferno Viewpoint, and pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja do Santo Cristo.

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Fly from Horta to Ponta Delgada in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In September in Ponta Delgada, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Ponta Delgada

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Historic Sites

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Parque Natural da Ribeira dos Caldeiroes ©
Parque Natural da Ribeira dos Caldeiroes
Mosteiros Beach ©
Mosteiros Beach
Fishing Charters & Tours

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