11 days in Azores Itinerary

11 days in Azores Itinerary

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Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel
— 3 nights
2
Santa Cruz das Flores
— 4 nights
3
Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel
— 2 nights


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3
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Azores Connections. Igreja do Santo Cristo and Igreja Matriz de Sao Sebastiao are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Mosteiros Beach and Piscinas Naturais. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Praia de Santa Barbara, look for all kinds of wild species at Caldeira Velha Environmental Interpretation Centre, head outdoors with Lagoa do Congro, and take some stellar pictures from Viewpoint of Black Stones.

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Ponta Delgada itinerary maker app.

Boston, USA to Ponta Delgada is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Boston to Ponta Delgada is 4 hours. Traveling from Boston in July, expect nights in Ponta Delgada to be about the same, around °F, while days are slightly colder, around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can travel to Santa Cruz das Flores.

Things to do in Ponta Delgada

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Ribeira Grande, Mosteiros, Lagoa do Canario, Lagoa do Congro, Viewpoint of Black Stones
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Azores Connections ©
Azores Connections
Mosteiros Beach ©
Mosteiros Beach
Praia de Santa Barbara ©
Praia de Santa Barbara

4
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. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Cascata do Poco do Bacalhau and Faja Grande. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Museu da Fabrica da Baleia do Boqueirao and Boqueirao Environmental Interpretation Centre. There's much more to do: explore the activities along Poco da Ribeira do Ferreiro, make a trip to Igreja Matriz da Lomba, explore the striking landscape at Rocha dos Bordoes, and take some stellar pictures from Miradouro do Monte das Cruzes.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Santa Cruz das Flores journey planning website.

Explore your travel options from Ponta Delgada to Santa Cruz das Flores with the Route module. In July in Santa Cruz das Flores, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can travel to Ponta Delgada.

Things to do in Santa Cruz das Flores

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

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

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nights
Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel

Ponta Delgada ©
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): take some stellar pictures from Boca do Inferno Viewpoint, stroll through Frade Natural Pools, and then identify plant and animal life at Jose do Canto Forest Garden.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read Ponta Delgada trip builder tool.

Explore your travel options from Santa Cruz das Flores to Ponta Delgada with the Route module. On the 14th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Ponta Delgada

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Frade Natural Pools, Jose do Canto Forest Garden, Boca do Inferno Viewpoint
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Jose do Canto Forest Garden ©
Jose do Canto Forest Garden
Boca do Inferno Viewpoint ©
Boca do Inferno Viewpoint
Pico Carvao ©
Pico Carvao

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