20 days in Pico & Ponta Delgada Itinerary

20 days in Pico & Ponta Delgada Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Lajes do Pico
— 5 nights
2
Ponta Delgada
— 14 nights

5
nights
Lajes do Pico

Lajes do Pico ©
Lajes do Pico is a municipality in the southern part of the Azores. Lajes do Pico is known for wildlife, museums, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: identify plant and animal life at Espaco Talassa, hike along atiPICO, take in the awesome beauty at Pico Mountain (Montanha do Pico), and indulge in some personalized pampering at Physio(e)motion.

For maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Lajes do Pico day trip planning app.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Lajes do Pico is an approximately 19.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Azores Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Amsterdam in August since evenings lows in Lajes do Pico dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Ponta Delgada.

Things to do in Lajes do Pico

Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Sao Roque do Pico, Pico, Adega A Buraca, Quinta Do Cavalo
Highlights from your plan
Pico Mountain (Montanha do Pico) ©
Pico Mountain (Montanha do Pico)
Espaco Talassa ©
Espaco Talassa
Museu dos Baleeiros (Whaler’s Museum) ©
Museu dos Baleeiros (Whaler’s Museum)

14
nights
Ponta Delgada

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Azorespuravida Rent Jetski. Change things up with these side-trips from Ponta Delgada: Castelo Branco (in Vila Franca do Campo), Sete Cidades (Vista do Rei Miradouro & Lagoa Verde / Lagoa das Sete Cidades) and Furnas (Church of Nossa Senhora da Alegria, Poca Da Dona Beija, &more). There's much more to do: explore the striking landscape at Caldeira das Sete Cidades, relax in the rural setting at Plantacoes de Cha Gorreana, make a trip to Portas da Cidade, and get in touch with nature with Azorean Active Blueberry.

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Explore your travel options from Lajes do Pico to Ponta Delgada with the Route module. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in August, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ponta Delgada

Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Sao Miguel, Ribeira Grande, Furnas, Vila Franca do Campo, Sete Cidades
Highlights from your plan
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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