10 days in Azores Itinerary

10 days in Azores Itinerary

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Praia da Vitoria, Terceira
— 3 nights
2
Santa Cruz das Flores
— 2 nights
3
Horta, Faial Island
— 3 nights


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3
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Praia da Vitoria, Terceira

Praia da Vitoria ©
On the 15th (Sat), get in on the family fun at Praia da Vitoria Old City. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take some stellar pictures from Alto da Memoria, pause for some serene contemplation at Se Cathedral, stroll around Duke of Terceira Garden, then explore the activities along Piscinas Naturais das Quatro Ribeiras, then get outside with Praia dos Biscoitos, and finally get great views at Pico Matias Simao Viewpoint.

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Lisbon to Praia da Vitoria is an approximately 5-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Lisbon to Praia da Vitoria, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Lisbon in August: highs in Praia da Vitoria hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can travel to Santa Cruz das Flores.

Things to do in Praia da Vitoria

Outdoors · Parks · Trails

Side Trips

Angra do Heroismo, Piscinas Naturais das Quatro Ribeiras, Baias da Agualva, Cruz do Canario Viewpoint
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Baias da Agualva ©
Baias da Agualva
Escaleiras Beach ©
Escaleiras Beach
Piscinas Naturais das Quatro Ribeiras ©
Piscinas Naturais das Quatro Ribeiras

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nights
Santa Cruz das Flores

Santa Cruz das Flores ©
Santa Cruz das Flores is a municipality situated in the north half of the island of Flores, in the Portuguese archipelago of the Azores. Start off your visit on the 18th (Tue): get engrossed in the history at Museu da Fabrica da Baleia do Boqueirao, identify plant and animal life at Morro Alto and Pico do Se Natural Forest Reserve, examine the collection at Museu das Flores, take some stellar pictures from Miradouro do Monte das Cruzes, then contemplate the waterfront views at Poco da Ribeira do Ferreiro, and finally take some stellar pictures from Miradouro do Lajedo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Faja de Lopo Vaz, then take in the dramatic scenery at Cascata do Poco do Bacalhau, and then make a trip to Faja Grande.

To see other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Santa Cruz das Flores online tour itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Praia da Vitoria to Santa Cruz das Flores. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in August, and nighttime lows around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to travel to Horta.

Things to do in Santa Cruz das Flores

Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Lajes das Flores, Poco da Ribeira do Ferreiro, Cascata do Poco do Bacalhau
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Cascata do Poco do Bacalhau ©
Cascata do Poco do Bacalhau
Faja Grande ©
Faja Grande
Museu da Fabrica da Baleia do Boqueirao ©
Museu da Fabrica da Baleia do Boqueirao

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nights
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. Explore hidden gems such as Parque Florestal do Capelo and Igreja de Nossa Senhora das Angustias. And it doesn't end there: explore the striking landscape at Caldeira, take in the waterfront activity at The Marina of Horta, tour the pleasant surroundings at Trilhos R, and examine the collection at Museu Scrimshaw.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Horta trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Santa Cruz das Flores to Horta. August in Horta sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Horta

Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Faial Island, Piscinas Naturais do Varadouro
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Caldeira ©
Caldeira
Vulcão dos Capelinhos ©
Vulcão dos Capelinhos
Museu Scrimshaw ©
Museu Scrimshaw

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