10 days in Azores Itinerary

10 days in Azores Itinerary

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Nordeste, Sao Miguel
— 1 night
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Angra do Heroismo, Terceira
— 3 nights
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Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel
— 4 nights

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Nordeste, Sao Miguel

Nordeste ©
Nordeste is a municipality on the northeastern part of São Miguel Island in the Azores. Start off your visit on the 29th (Sat): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Pico da Vara, get great views at Viewpoint of Ponta da Madrugada, then take some stellar pictures from Miradouro da Ponta do Sossego, and finally trek along Salto do Prego. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Sun): take in nature's colorful creations at Jose do Canto Forest Garden, then take some stellar pictures from Pico do Ferro Viewpoint, and then enjoy the sea views from Farol do Arnel.

To see ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Nordeste trip builder tool.

Tampa, USA to Nordeste is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Azores Standard Time (AZOT), which is usually a 4 hour difference. Traveling from Tampa in June, expect nights in Nordeste to be slightly colder, around 61°F, while days are cooler, around 70°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can travel to Angra do Heroismo.

Things to do in Nordeste

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Furnas, Pico da Vara, Salto do Prego
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Salto do Prego ©
Salto do Prego
Jose do Canto Forest Garden ©
Jose do Canto Forest Garden
Farol do Arnel ©
Farol do Arnel

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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. Get outdoors at Photography Tours and Sailtours Yacht Charter. Get a sense of the local culture at Imperio do Espirito Santo de Sao Sebastiao and Miradouro da Serra de Santa Barbara. The adventure continues: get to know the fascinating history of Rua da Se, get great views at Alto da Memoria, don't miss a visit to Camara Municipal de Angra do Heroismo, and kick back and relax at Vitoria Beach.

To find more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Angra do Heroismo trip itinerary builder app.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Nordeste to Angra do Heroismo. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Ponta Delgada.

Things to do in Angra do Heroismo

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trips

Praia da Vitoria, Museu do Vinho, Centro de Interpretacao da Serra de Santa Barbara
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Vitoria Beach ©
Vitoria Beach
Photography Tours
Rua da Se ©
Rua da Se

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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 a sense of the local culture at Igreja de Sao Jose and Sao Nicolau Church. Get in touch with nature at Lagoa do Congro and Praia de Santa Barbara. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ponta Delgada: Mosteiros (Mosteiros Beach & Piscinas Naturais). The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Pinhal da Paz, get outside with Lagoa do Canario, contemplate the waterfront views at Lagoa Azul, Sao Miguel Acores, and take some stellar pictures from Miradouro de Santa Iria.

To find photos, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Ponta Delgada road trip website.

Getting from Angra do Heroismo to Ponta Delgada by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and ferry. In July, daily temperatures in Ponta Delgada can reach 75°F, while at night they dip to 65°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Ponta Delgada

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Mosteiros, Sete Cidades, Sao Miguel, Ribeira Grande, Lagoa do Congro
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Pinhal da Paz ©
Pinhal da Paz
Mosteiros Beach ©
Mosteiros Beach
Praia de Santa Barbara ©
Praia de Santa Barbara

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