8 days in Azores Itinerary

8 days in Azores Itinerary

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Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel
— 3 nights
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Horta, Faial Island
— 1 night
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Madalena, Pico
— 1 night
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Praia da Vitoria, Terceira
— 2 nights

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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.
Get in touch with nature at Caldeira das Sete Cidades and Praia de Santa Barbara. We've included these beaches for you: Mosteiros Beach and Piscinas Naturais. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ponta Delgada: Sete Cidades (Sao Nicolau Church & Vista do Rei Miradouro), Furnas (Poca Da Dona Beija & Caldeiras Vulcânicas) and Ribeira Grande (Frade Natural Pools & Praia Calhau D'Areia). There's lots more to do: get close to the beloved marine mammals with Azores Whale Watching TERRA AZUL, contemplate the waterfront views at Lagoa do Fogo, and identify plant and animal life at Caldeira Velha Environmental Interpretation Centre.

To see photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Ponta Delgada trip builder app.

Chicago, USA to Ponta Delgada is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Chicago to Ponta Delgada is 5 hours. September in Ponta Delgada sees daily highs of 76°F and lows of 63°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can travel to Horta.

Things to do in Ponta Delgada

Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Ribeira Grande, Mosteiros, Sete Cidades, Furnas, Sao Miguel
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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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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. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): make a trip to Moinho giratório de madeira na Conceição, Lomba, then kick back and relax at Parque de Campismo da Praia do Almoxarife, and then kick back and relax at Praia do Porto Pim.

To see photos, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Horta journey planner.

Fly from Ponta Delgada to Horta in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. Expect a daytime high around 75°F in September, and nighttime lows around 67°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Madalena.

Things to do in Horta

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Praia do Porto Pim ©
Praia do Porto Pim
Parque de Campismo da Praia do Almoxarife ©
Parque de Campismo da Praia do Almoxarife

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Madalena, Pico

Madalena ©
Madalena is a municipality along the western coast of the island of Pico, in the Portuguese Azores. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): look for gifts at Adega A Buraca, explore the fascinating underground world of Gruta das Torres, and then awaken your taste buds at Tripix Azores.

To find reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Madalena trip planner.

Traveling by journey from Horta to Madalena takes an hour. In September, daily temperatures in Madalena can reach 75°F, while at night they dip to 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Praia da Vitoria.

Things to do in Madalena

Wineries · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Pico, Adega A Buraca
Highlights from your plan
Tripix Azores ©
Tripix Azores
Gruta das Torres ©
Gruta das Torres
Adega A Buraca ©
Adega A Buraca

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Praia da Vitoria, Terceira

Praia da Vitoria ©
Start off your visit on the 24th (Fri): get in on the family fun at Praia da Vitoria Old City, then see some colorful creatures with Octopus Diving Center, then make a trip to Igreja da Misericordia, and finally stroll through Escaleiras Beach.

For traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Praia da Vitoria day trip planning site.

Explore your travel options from Madalena to Praia da Vitoria with the Route module. September in Praia da Vitoria sees daily highs of 76°F and lows of 66°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Praia da Vitoria

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Octopus Diving Center ©
Octopus Diving Center
Escaleiras Beach ©
Escaleiras Beach

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