27 days in Azores Itinerary

27 days in Azores Itinerary

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Angra do Heroismo, Terceira
— 2 nights
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Horta, Faial Island
— 1 day
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Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel
— 3 nights
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Furnas, Sao Miguel
— 3 nights
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Ribeira Grande, Sao Miguel
— 2 nights
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Lagoa, Sao Miguel
— 2 nights
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Capelas, Sao Miguel
— 1 night
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Agualva, Terceira
— 2 nights
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Vila Franca do Campo, Sao Miguel
— 3 nights
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Santa Maria
— 2 nights
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Lajes do Pico, Pico
— 1 night

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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. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Se Cathedral and Centro de Interpretacao da Serra de Santa Barbara. Get in touch with nature at Monte Brasil and Algar do Carvão - Monumento Natural Regional. Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of Museum of Angra do Heroismo, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Igreja Da Misericordia, and don't miss a visit to Rua da Se.

To find where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Angra do Heroismo visit website.

Boston, USA to Angra do Heroismo is an approximately 9-hour flight. Traveling from Boston to Angra do Heroismo, you'll lose 4 hours due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can travel to Horta.

Things to do in Angra do Heroismo

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

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Algar do Carvão - Monumento Natural Regional ©
Se Cathedral ©
Se Cathedral
Museum of Angra do Heroismo ©
Museum of Angra do Heroismo

1
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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. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Tue): examine the collection at Centro de Interpretacao do Vulcao dos Capelinhos.

To find maps, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Horta trip itinerary app.

Getting from Angra do Heroismo to Horta by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: ride a ferry. In May, daytime highs in Horta are 66°F, while nighttime lows are 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Ponta Delgada.

Things to do in Horta

Museums
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3
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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.
You'll get in some beach time at Praia de Santa Barbara and Mosteiros Beach. Escape the urban bustle at Caldeira das Sete Cidades and Piscinas Naturais. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ponta Delgada: Poca Da Dona Beija (in Furnas) and Sao Nicolau Church (in Sete Cidades). There's still lots to do: get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, take in the spiritual surroundings of Nossa Senhora da Paz, take some stellar pictures from Boca do Inferno Viewpoint, and identify plant and animal life at Caldeira Velha Environmental Interpretation Centre.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Ponta Delgada journey maker app.

Fly from Horta to Ponta Delgada in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In May, plan for daily highs up to 66°F, and evening lows to 58°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can go by car to Furnas.

Things to do in Ponta Delgada

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

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Caldeira das Sete Cidades ©
Caldeira das Sete Cidades
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Poca Da Dona Beija ©
Poca Da Dona Beija

3
nights
Furnas, Sao Miguel

Furnas ©
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): admire the natural beauty at Parque Terra Nostra, then look and learn at Centro de Monitorizacao e Investigacao das Furnas, and then get impressive views of Lagoa das Furnas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: witness a stunning natural landmark at Caldeiras Vulcânicas, get great views at Miradouro do Salto do Cavalo, visit a coastal fixture at Farol do Arnel, then identify plant and animal life at Parque Natural da Ribeira dos Caldeiroes, and finally get great views at Pico do Ferro Viewpoint.

For where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Furnas visit planner.

Traveling by car from Ponta Delgada to Furnas takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 70°F, and evening lows to 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Ribeira Grande.

Things to do in Furnas

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Parque Terra Nostra ©
Parque Terra Nostra
Caldeiras Vulcânicas ©
Caldeiras Vulcânicas
Lagoa das Furnas ©
Lagoa das Furnas

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Ribeira Grande, Sao Miguel

Ribeira Grande ©
Keep things going the next day: stop by Fábrica De Licores - Eduardo Ferreira & Filhos, Lda., engage your brain at Santana Astronomical Observatory, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja do Divino Espirito Santo, then see the interesting displays at Tabaco da Maia Museum, and finally stroll through Frade Natural Pools.

For reviews, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Ribeira Grande online route planner.

Ribeira Grande is just a short distance from Furnas. Expect a daytime high around 70°F in June, and nighttime lows around 61°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can go by car to Lagoa.

Things to do in Ribeira Grande

Museums · Childrens Museums · Beaches · Parks

Side Trip

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Tabaco da Maia Museum ©
Tabaco da Maia Museum
Santana Astronomical Observatory ©
Santana Astronomical Observatory
Igreja Matriz Ribeira Grande ©
Igreja Matriz Ribeira Grande

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Lagoa, Sao Miguel

Lagoa ©
Lagoa is a municipality in the southwestern part of São Miguel Island in the Azores. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): examine the collection at Colecao Visitavel Matriz de Lagoa, stop by Ceramica Viera, then get curious at Observatorio Vulcanologico e Geotermico dos Acores, and finally enjoy some diversion at Complexo Municipal de Piscinas.

To find traveler tips, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Lagoa tour planning app.

Lagoa is very close to Ribeira Grande. In June in Lagoa, expect temperatures between 70°F during the day and 61°F at night. You will leave for Capelas on the 8th (Sat).

Things to do in Lagoa

Fun & Games · Shopping · Museums · Childrens Museums

Side Trip

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Complexo Municipal de Piscinas ©
Complexo Municipal de Piscinas
Colecao Visitavel Matriz de Lagoa ©
Colecao Visitavel Matriz de Lagoa

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Capelas, Sao Miguel

Capelas ©
On the 8th (Sat), take in the awesome beauty at Viewpoint of the Ridge and then explore the activities along Lagoa Azul, Sao Miguel Acores.

To find maps and other tourist information, go to the Capelas trip itinerary maker tool.

Capelas is just a stone's throw from Lagoa. In June, daytime highs in Capelas are 70°F, while nighttime lows are 61°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can travel to Agualva.

Things to do in Capelas

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites

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Lagoa Azul, Sao Miguel Acores ©
Lagoa Azul, Sao Miguel Acores
Lagoa do Canario ©
Lagoa do Canario
Viewpoint of the Ridge ©
Viewpoint of the Ridge

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Agualva, Terceira

Agualva ©
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Furnas do Enxofre, explore the striking landscape at Ponta dos Biscoitos, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Piscinas Naturais das Quatro Ribeiras.

To find reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Agualva trip itinerary planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Capelas to Agualva. Expect a daytime high around 72°F in June, and nighttime lows around 62°F. On the 11th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Vila Franca do Campo.

Things to do in Agualva

Parks · Trails · Wildlife · Outdoors

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Furnas do Enxofre ©
Furnas do Enxofre
Baias da Agualva ©
Baias da Agualva
Ponta dos Biscoitos ©
Ponta dos Biscoitos

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Vila Franca do Campo, Sao Miguel

Vila Franca do Campo ©
Vila Franca do Campo is a town and municipality in the southern part of the island of São Miguel in the Portuguese Autonomous Region of the Azores. Start off your visit on the 11th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja de Sao Miguel Arcanjo. On the next day, pause for some photo ops at Sao Miguel Cattle Dog Statue, then pause for some serene contemplation at Nossa Senhora da Paz, then explore the activities along Lagoa do Fogo, and finally make a trip to Islet of Vila Franca do Campo.

To find maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Vila Franca do Campo road trip planning app.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Agualva to Vila Franca do Campo. In June, plan for daily highs up to 70°F, and evening lows to 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Santa Maria.

Things to do in Vila Franca do Campo

Outdoors · Tours · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Lagoa do Congro ©
Lagoa do Congro
Espirito Azul ©
Espirito Azul
Nossa Senhora da Paz ©
Nossa Senhora da Paz

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Santa Maria

Santa Maria ©
To see reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Santa Maria road trip site.

Explore your travel options from Vila Franca do Campo to Santa Maria with the Route module. June in Santa Maria sees daily highs of 72°F and lows of 62°F at night. You'll set off for Lajes do Pico on the 16th (Sun).

Things to do in Santa Maria

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Museums · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Praia Formosa ©
Praia Formosa
Farol de Goncalo Velho ©
Farol de Goncalo Velho
Poco da Pedreira ©
Poco da Pedreira

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Lajes do Pico, Pico

Lajes do Pico ©
Lajes do Pico is a municipality in the southern part of the Azores. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Parque Florestal de Sao Joao and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Pico Mountain (Montanha do Pico).

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Lajes do Pico trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Santa Maria to Lajes do Pico. In June, daily temperatures in Lajes do Pico can reach 71°F, while at night they dip to 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Lajes do Pico

Nature · Parks · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trip

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Pico Mountain (Montanha do Pico) ©
Pico Mountain (Montanha do Pico)
Museu dos Baleeiros (Whaler’s Museum) ©
Museu dos Baleeiros (Whaler’s Museum)
Parque Florestal de Sao Joao ©
Parque Florestal de Sao Joao

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