9 days in Azores Itinerary

9 days in Azores Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Dublin
Fly + Drive:  9 h
1
Angra do Heroismo, Terceira
— 2 nights
Bus + Fly:  3 h 45 min
2
Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel
— 6 nights
Fly:  9 h
End: Dublin

2
nights
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. Start off your visit on the 11th (Tue): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Monte Brasil, pause for some serene contemplation at Se Cathedral, walk around Duke of Terceira Garden, then get great views at Alto da Memoria, and finally head outdoors with Praia dos Biscoitos. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Wed): get engrossed in the history at Museum of Angra do Heroismo, then hike along Baias da Agualva, then Head underground at Algar do Carvão - Monumento Natural Regional, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Olaria de S. Bento.

To see other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Angra do Heroismo journey planner.

Dublin, Ireland to Angra do Heroismo is an approximately 9- hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Dublin to Angra do Heroismo. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Ponta Delgada.

Things to do in Angra do Heroismo

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Algar do Carvão - Monumento Natural Regional, Praia dos Biscoitos, Baias da Agualva
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Algar do Carvão - Monumento Natural Regional ©
Se Cathedral ©
Se Cathedral
Praia dos Biscoitos ©
Praia dos Biscoitos

6
nights
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 out of town with these interesting Ponta Delgada side-trips: Furnas (Church of Nossa Senhora da Alegria, Poca Da Dona Beija, &more) and Vista do Rei Miradouro (in Sete Cidades). There's much more to do: explore the striking landscape at Caldeira das Sete Cidades, explore the activities along Lagoa do Fogo, make a trip to Islet of Vila Franca do Campo, and cast your line with a fishing tour.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Ponta Delgada itinerary maker site.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Angra do Heroismo to Ponta Delgada takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. August in Ponta Delgada sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Ponta Delgada

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Sao Miguel, Furnas, Ribeira Grande, 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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