58 days in Azores Itinerary

58 days in Azores Itinerary

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Algarvia, Sao Miguel
— 1 night
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Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel
— 13 nights
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Sao Jorge
— 11 nights
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Horta, Faial Island
— 11 nights
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Angra do Heroismo, Terceira
— 11 nights
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Santa Maria
— 9 nights

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Algarvia, Sao Miguel

Algarvia ©
To find photos, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Algarvia travel route planner.

Windsor, Canada to Algarvia is an approximately 12-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Azores Standard Time is 4 hours. In January, Algarvia is much hotter than Windsor - with highs of 19°C and lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Ponta Delgada.

Things to do in Algarvia

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Priolo Environmental Center ©
Priolo Environmental Center
Parque Natural da Ribeira dos Caldeiroes ©
Pico da Vara ©
Pico da Vara

13
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Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel

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 Fishing Charters & Tours and Salto do Cabrito. Do some cultural sightseeing at Igreja do Santo Cristo and Igreja de Sao Jose. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ponta Delgada: Mosteiros (Piscinas Naturais & Mosteiros Beach). Spend the 10th (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. And it doesn't end there: see some colorful creatures with Espirito Azul, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Nossa Senhora da Paz, explore the activities along Lagoa Azul, Sao Miguel Acores, and head outdoors with Jardim Antonio Borges.

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Getting from Algarvia to Ponta Delgada by car takes about an hour. In January, daily temperatures in Ponta Delgada can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can travel to Sao Jorge.

Things to do in Ponta Delgada

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
Espirito Azul ©
Espirito Azul
Nossa Senhora da Paz ©
Nossa Senhora da Paz

11
nights
Sao Jorge

Sao Jorge
Get outdoors at Lagoa da Faja de Santo Cristo and Parque Florestal das Sete Fontes. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Reserva Florestal de Recreo de Macelas and Igreja de Santa Barbara.

For more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Sao Jorge vacation planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Ponta Delgada to Sao Jorge. January in Sao Jorge sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 15°C at night. On the 29th (Wed), you're off to Horta.

Things to do in Sao Jorge

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Reserva Florestal de Recreo de Macelas
Reserva Florestal de Recreo de Macelas
Lagoa da Faja de Santo Cristo ©
Lagoa da Faja de Santo Cristo
Igreja de Santa Barbara ©
Igreja de Santa Barbara

11
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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. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Museu da Industria Baleeira and Vulcão dos Capelinhos. Get a sense of the local culture at Centro de Interpretacao do Vulcao dos Capelinhos and Museu dos Baleeiros (Whaler’s Museum). You'll find plenty of places to visit near Horta: Sao Roque do Pico (Centro de Interpretacao da Paisagem da Cultura da Vinha da Ilha do Pico, Reserva Florestal de Recreio da Prainha, &more), Madalena (Casa da Montanha & Picowines) and Lajes do Pico (Vigia da Queimada & Parque Florestal de Sao Joao). There's still lots to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Pico Mountain (Montanha do Pico), explore the fascinating underground world of Gruta das Torres, tour the pleasant surroundings at Morro de Castelo Branco, and explore the galleries of Horta Regional Museum.

To find more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Horta day trip site.

You can travel from Sao Jorge to Horta in 3 hours. In January, daytime highs in Horta are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can travel to Angra do Heroismo.

Things to do in Horta

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Parque Florestal de Sao Joao ©
Parque Florestal de Sao Joao
Scuba & Snorkeling
Pico Mountain (Montanha do Pico) ©
Pico Mountain (Montanha do Pico)

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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. Discover out-of-the-way places like Duke of Terceira Garden and Rua da Se. Popular historic sites such as Palacio dos Capitaes Generais and Forte de Sao Sebastiao are in your itinerary. Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of Museum of Angra do Heroismo, take in the dramatic natural features at Ponta dos Biscoitos, look for all kinds of wild species at Furnas do Enxofre, and get outside with Praia dos Biscoitos.

To find maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Angra do Heroismo online trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Horta to Angra do Heroismo takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can travel to Santa Maria.

Things to do in Angra do Heroismo

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Rua da Se ©
Rua da Se
Photography Tours
Museum of Angra do Heroismo ©
Museum of Angra do Heroismo

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Santa Maria

Santa Maria ©
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Farol de Goncalo Velho and Miradouro da Macela. Get in touch with nature at Reserva Florestal de Recreio de Fontinhas and Baia do Raposo.

To see photos, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Santa Maria online travel route planner.

Explore your travel options from Angra do Heroismo to Santa Maria with the Route module. February in Santa Maria sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 14°C at night. On the 29th (Sat), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Santa Maria

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Barreiro da Faneca ©
Barreiro da Faneca
Farol de Goncalo Velho ©
Farol de Goncalo Velho
Reserva Florestal de Recreio de Fontinhas ©

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