16 days in Azores Itinerary

16 days in Azores Itinerary

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Sete Cidades, Sao Miguel
— 2 nights
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Furnas, Sao Miguel
— 3 nights
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Horta, Faial Island
— 2 nights
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Madalena, Pico
— 2 nights
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Angra do Heroismo, Terceira
— 5 nights

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Sete Cidades, Sao Miguel

Sete Cidades ©
Sao Nicolau Church has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Tue): explore the striking landscape at Caldeira das Sete Cidades, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sete Cidades Village Church, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Sao Nicolau Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Piscinas Naturais, get a dose of the wild on Terra do Pico, then enjoy the sand and surf at Mosteiros Beach, then take some stellar pictures from Vista do Rei Miradouro, and finally get great views at Boca do Inferno Viewpoint.

To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Sete Cidades attractions planner.

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia to Sete Cidades is an approximately 19-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Jeddah to Sete Cidades, you'll gain 4 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Jeddah in October, expect nights in Sete Cidades to be a bit cooler, around 19°C, while days are cooler, around 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can go by car to Furnas.

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Outdoors · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

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Water Body
Piscinas Naturais
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3
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Furnas, Sao Miguel

Furnas ©
Museum-lovers will appreciate Priolo Environmental Center and Centro de Monitorizacao e Investigacao das Furnas. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Nossa Senhora da Paz and Igreja de Sao Miguel Arcanjo.

To find maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Furnas visit site.

Drive from Sete Cidades to Furnas in 1.5 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) early enough to travel to Horta.

Things to do in Furnas

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Historic Sites

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Horta, Faial Island

Horta is a single municipality and city in the western part of the Archipelago of the Azores, encompassing the island of Faial. On the 1st (Sun), take in the spiritual surroundings of Igreja Matriz do Santissimo Salvador, get engrossed in the history at Horta Regional Museum, then see the interesting displays at Museu Scrimshaw, and finally get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon): take a pleasant ride with Patio, examine the collection at Centro de Interpretacao do Vulcao dos Capelinhos, and then step off the mainland to explore Vulcão dos Capelinhos.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Horta vacation maker tool.

Traveling by flight from Furnas to Horta takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and ferry. In October, daytime highs in Horta are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can travel to Madalena.

Things to do in Horta

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Dolphin / Whale Watching
Dolphin & Whale Watching
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Specialty Museum
Museu Scrimshaw
4.1

2
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Madalena, Pico

Madalena ©
Madalena is a municipality along the western coast of the island of Pico, in the Portuguese Azores. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): indulge your senses at Tripix Azores, examine the collection at Pico Wine Museum, then see the interesting displays at Centro de Interpretacao da Paisagem da Cultura da Vinha da Ilha do Pico, and finally learn about winemaking at Adega A Buraca. Here are some ideas for day two: look for all kinds of wild species at Reserva Florestal de Recreio da Prainha, then see the interesting displays at Museu da Industria Baleeira, then relax and rejuvenate at Physio(e)motion, and finally explore the activities along Lagoa do Capitao.

To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Madalena online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by journey from Horta to Madalena takes an hour. In November in Madalena, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 18°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to travel to Angra do Heroismo.

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Wildlife · Wineries · Museums · Outdoors

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Tripix Azores
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Specialty Museum
Museu da Industria Baleeira
4.4

5
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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. Museum of Angra do Heroismo and Olaria de S. Bento will appeal to museum buffs. Do some cultural sightseeing at Se Cathedral and Monte Brasil. There's lots more to do: fulfill a lifelong dream with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience, don't miss a visit to Rua da Se, learn more about the world around you at Centro de Interpretacao da Serra de Santa Barbara, and examine the collection at Museu do Vinho.

To find photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Angra do Heroismo trip itinerary maker tool.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Madalena to Angra do Heroismo. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Angra do Heroismo

Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites · Museums

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Swim with Dolphins
Swim with Dolphins
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Church
Se Cathedral
3.4

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