11 days in Azores Itinerary

11 days in Azores Itinerary

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11 days in Azores Itinerary

Start: Calgary
Fly + Drive:  24​h
1
Angra do Heroismo, Terceira
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h 30​min
2
Cedros, Faial Island
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  8​h 45​min
3
Ribeira Grande, Sao Miguel
— 5 nights
Drive + Fly:  15​h 45​min
End: Calgary

1
night
Angra do Heroismo, Terceira

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. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Thu): take some stellar pictures from Serra de Santa Barbara Lookout and then get great views at Monte Brasil.

For photos and more tourist information, use the Angra do Heroismo trip planner.

Calgary, Canada to Angra do Heroismo is an approximately 24-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from Calgary to Angra do Heroismo. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to travel to Cedros.

Things to do in Angra do Heroismo

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trip

Algar do Carvão - Monumento Natural Regional
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Swim with Dolphins
Monte Brasil ©
Monte Brasil
Se Cathedral ©
Se Cathedral

1
night
Cedros, Faial Island

Cedros ©
Cedros is a freguesia ("civil parish") in the northern part of the municipality of Horta on the island of Faial in the Portuguese archipelago of the Azores. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sat): take in the dramatic natural features at Caldeira, kick back and relax at Parque de Campismo da Praia do Almoxarife, and then examine the collection at Museu Scrimshaw. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Sun): kick back and relax at Praia do Porto Pim, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Santa Barbara, and then head off the coast to Vulcão dos Capelinhos.

To see maps, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Cedros trip builder tool .

You can drive from Angra do Heroismo to Cedros in 8 hours. In June in Cedros, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Ribeira Grande.

Things to do in Cedros

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Horta, Vulcão dos Capelinhos
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Caldeira ©
Caldeira
Museu Scrimshaw ©
Museu Scrimshaw

5
nights
Ribeira Grande, Sao Miguel

Ribeira Grande ©
Get some historical perspective at Igreja do Santo Cristo and Nossa Senhora da Paz. Get in touch with nature at Praia de Santa Barbara and Dolphin & Whale Watching. Change things up with these side-trips from Ribeira Grande: Furnas (Caldeiras da Lagoa das Furnas, Poca Da Dona Beija, & more) and Boca do Inferno Viewpoint (in Sete Cidades).

For where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Ribeira Grande road trip planning tool .

Explore your travel options from Cedros to Ribeira Grande with the Route module. In June, daytime highs in Ribeira Grande are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. On the 16th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ribeira Grande

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel, Furnas, Nossa Senhora da Paz, Boca do Inferno Viewpoint
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Caldeira das Sete Cidades ©
Caldeira das Sete Cidades
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Poca Da Dona Beija ©
Poca Da Dona Beija

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