16 days in Azores Itinerary

16 days in Azores Itinerary

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Horta, Faial Island
— 2 nights
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Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel
— 9 nights
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Praia da Vitoria, Terceira
— 4 nights

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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. Relax by the water at Praia do Porto Pim and Parque de Campismo da Praia do Almoxarife. Step out of the city life by going to Dolphin & Whale Watching and Vulcão dos Capelinhos. There's lots more to do: take a pleasant ride with Patio, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Igreja Matriz do Santissimo Salvador, skim along the rocks with Toboga Azores, and examine the collection at Centro de Interpretacao do Vulcao dos Capelinhos.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Horta sightseeing tool.

Lisbon to Horta is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Western European Standard Time to Azores Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Lisbon in October, expect nights in Horta to be about the same, around 20°C, while days are little chillier, around 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Ponta Delgada.

Things to do in Horta

Outdoors · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

Patio, Vulcão dos Capelinhos
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Patio ©
Patio
Toboga Azores ©
Toboga Azores
Dolphin & Whale Watching

9
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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.
Relax by the water at Piscinas Naturais and Praia Calhau D'Areia. Escape the urban bustle at Caldeira das Sete Cidades and Azores Whale Watching TERRA AZUL. Get out of town with these interesting Ponta Delgada side-trips: Frade Natural Pools (in Ribeira Grande), Mosteiros Beach (in Mosteiros) and Furnas (Parque Terra Nostra, Centro de Monitorizacao e Investigacao das Furnas, &more). The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia de Santa Barbara, kick back and relax at Praia do Lombo Gordo, trek along Salto do Prego, and contemplate the waterfront views at Lagoa do Fogo.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Ponta Delgada using our trip planner.

You can fly from Horta to Ponta Delgada in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in October, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Praia da Vitoria.

Things to do in Ponta Delgada

Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Sao Miguel, Ribeira Grande, Furnas, Vila Franca do Campo, Mosteiros
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Caldeira das Sete Cidades ©
Caldeira das Sete Cidades
Azores Whale Watching TERRA AZUL ©
Azores Whale Watching TERRA AZUL
Poca Da Dona Beija ©
Poca Da Dona Beija

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Praia da Vitoria, Terceira

Praia da Vitoria ©
Get outdoors at Rope Adventures and Escaleiras Beach. Relax by the water at Vitoria Beach and Praia da Vitoria Old City.

To see more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Praia da Vitoria trip itinerary builder.

Explore your travel options from Ponta Delgada to Praia da Vitoria with the Route module. In October, daytime highs in Praia da Vitoria are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Praia da Vitoria

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Angra do Heroismo, Algar do Carvão - Monumento Natural Regional, Furnas do Enxofre, Ceramica da Praia, Ponta dos Biscoitos
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Rope Adventures ©
Rope Adventures
Algar do Carvão - Monumento Natural Regional ©
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