6 days in Faial Island, Madalena & Sao Jorge Itinerary

6 days in Faial Island, Madalena & Sao Jorge Itinerary

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Horta

— 2 nights
Horta is a single municipality and city in the western part of the Archipelago of the Azores, encompassing the island of Faial. Start off your visit on the 16th (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, head off the coast to Vulcão dos Capelinhos, then examine the collection at Centro de Interpretacao do Vulcao dos Capelinhos, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Piscinas Naturais do Varadouro. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Igreja Matriz do Santissimo Salvador, get engrossed in the history at Horta Regional Museum, go for a stroll along the water at The Marina of Horta, then admire the striking features of Igreja de Nossa Senhora das Angustias, and finally examine the collection at Museu Scrimshaw.

To see traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Horta trip itinerary planner.

Lisbon to Horta is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Lisbon to Horta due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Lisbon in October, you will find days in Horta are little chillier (25°C), and nights are about the same (20°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Madalena.

Things to do in Horta

Museums · Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Madalena

— 1 day
Madalena is a municipality along the western coast of the island of Pico, in the Portuguese Azores. On the 18th (Sun), see the interesting displays at Centro de Interpretacao da Paisagem da Cultura da Vinha da Ilha do Pico, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Pico Mountain (Montanha do Pico), and then indulge your senses at Tripix Azores.

For where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Madalena online trip maker.

You can travel from Horta to Madalena in an hour. Alternatively, you can travel. In October, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to travel to Horta.

Things to do in Madalena

Outdoors · Wineries · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trips

Horta

— 1 night
On the 19th (Mon), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja de Santa Barbara, then take a pleasant ride with Patio, and then stroll through Parque de Campismo da Praia do Almoxarife.

For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Horta trip itinerary builder site.

Travel from Madalena to Horta in an hour. Alternatively, you can travel. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can travel to Sao Jorge.

Things to do in Horta

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Beaches

Side Trip

Sao Jorge

— 1 day
Start off your visit on the 20th (Tue): take some stellar pictures from Miradouro da Faja dos Cubres, enjoy breathtaking views from Miradouro para a Faja do Ouvidor, explore the striking landscape at Arco Natural de Velas, then take in the dramatic natural features at Piscina Natural da Faja do Ouvidor, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Lagoa da Faja de Santo Cristo.

To find other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Sao Jorge trip planner.

Travel from Horta to Sao Jorge in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can travel. In October in Sao Jorge, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 20°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to travel to Horta.

Things to do in Sao Jorge

Parks · Nature

Horta

— 1 night
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Wed): take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

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Travel from Sao Jorge to Horta in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can travel. On the 21st (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Horta

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife
Highlights from your trip

Faial Island travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Geologic Formations · Dolphin & Whale Watching

Pico travel guide

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Wine Tours & Tastings · Mountains · Specialty Museums