10 days in Azores Itinerary

10 days in Azores Itinerary

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Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel
— 2 nights
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Mosteiros, Sao Miguel
— 2 nights
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Furnas, Sao Miguel
— 1 night
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Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel
— 3 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.
On the 5th (Fri), pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja de Sao Jose and then get outside with Lagoa do Canario. On the 6th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: deepen your understanding of the past and present with a heritage tour.

For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Ponta Delgada road trip planner.

Manchester, UK to Ponta Delgada is an approximately 10-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Manchester to Ponta Delgada. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Manchester in October: high temperatures in Ponta Delgada hover around 26°C and lows are around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Mosteiros.

Things to do in Ponta Delgada

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Lagoa do Canario ©
Lagoa do Canario
Igreja de Sao Jose ©
Igreja de Sao Jose
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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Mosteiros, Sao Miguel

Mosteiros ©
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sun): take some stellar pictures from Boca do Inferno Viewpoint, make a trip to Monte Palace Hotel Ruins, visit a coastal fixture at Farol da Ponta da Ferraria, then explore the activities along Piscinas Naturais, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Mosteiros Beach. On your second day here, pause for some serene contemplation at Sao Nicolau Church and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sete Cidades Village Church.

For maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Mosteiros sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Ponta Delgada to Mosteiros in an hour. In October, daytime highs in Mosteiros are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Furnas.

Things to do in Mosteiros

Historic Sites · Beaches · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Mosteiros Beach ©
Mosteiros Beach
Farol da Ponta da Ferraria ©
Farol da Ponta da Ferraria
Sao Nicolau Church ©
Sao Nicolau Church

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Furnas, Sao Miguel

Furnas ©
On the 9th (Tue), enjoy the sea views from Farol do Arnel, get great views at Viewpoint of Ponta da Madrugada, then admire the landmark architecture of Capela de Nossa Senhora das Vitorias - Furnas, and finally admire the natural beauty at Jose do Canto Forest Garden. On the 10th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get great views at Pico do Ferro Viewpoint, head outdoors with Lagoa do Congro, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Frade Natural Pools, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia Calhau D'Areia.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Furnas trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Mosteiros to Furnas in 1.5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Furnas are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Ponta Delgada.

Things to do in Furnas

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 9 — 10:
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Jose do Canto Forest Garden ©
Jose do Canto Forest Garden
Farol do Arnel ©
Farol do Arnel
Lagoa do Congro ©
Lagoa do Congro

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Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel

Ponta Delgada ©
Start off your visit on the 11th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja de Sao Jose and then get outside with Lagoa do Canario. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Ponta Delgada tour itinerary planning site.

Traveling by car from Furnas to Ponta Delgada takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Ponta Delgada

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 10 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Lagoa do Canario ©
Lagoa do Canario
Igreja de Sao Jose ©
Igreja de Sao Jose
Nature & Wildlife Tours