11 days in Azores Itinerary

11 days in Azores Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Azores trip maker

©
Plan created by another user.Make it yours

Route & dates

1
Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel
— 6 nights
2
Horta, Faial Island
— 2 nights
3
Angra do Heroismo, Terceira
— 2 nights

6
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.
Kids will enjoy Caldeira das Sete Cidades and Poca Da Dona Beija. Get out of town with these interesting Ponta Delgada side-trips: Praia Calhau D'Areia (in Ribeira Grande), Furnas (Parque Terra Nostra, Centro de Monitorizacao e Investigacao das Furnas, &more) and Mosteiros (Mosteiros Beach & Piscinas Naturais). There's lots more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Lagoa do Fogo, get curious at Santana Astronomical Observatory, identify plant and animal life at Caldeira Velha Environmental Interpretation Centre, and take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find more things to do, photos, maps, and tourist information, read Ponta Delgada trip itinerary maker app.

Toronto, Canada to Ponta Delgada is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Azores Standard Time (AZOT), which is usually a 4 hour difference. In June, daytime highs in Ponta Delgada are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Horta.

Things to do in Ponta Delgada

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Furnas, Sao Miguel, Ribeira Grande, Mosteiros, Boca do Inferno Viewpoint
Find places to stay Jun 29 — Jul 5:
Highlights from your plan
Caldeira das Sete Cidades ©
Caldeira das Sete Cidades
Mosteiros Beach ©
Mosteiros Beach
Santana Astronomical Observatory ©
Santana Astronomical Observatory

2
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. Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Igreja Matriz do Santissimo Salvador, thenkick back and relax at Parque de Campismo da Praia do Almoxarife, and then kick back and relax at Praia do Porto Pim. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the dramatic natural features at Caldeira, don't miss a visit to Igreja de Nossa Senhora das Angustias, thenhead off the coast to Vulcão dos Capelinhos, and finally examine the collection at Museu Scrimshaw.

Before you visit Horta, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by flight from Ponta Delgada to Horta takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Angra do Heroismo.

Things to do in Horta

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Vulcão dos Capelinhos
Find places to stay Jul 5 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
Praia do Porto Pim ©
Praia do Porto Pim
Museu Scrimshaw ©
Museu Scrimshaw
Vulcão dos Capelinhos ©
Vulcão dos Capelinhos

2
nights
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. Start off your visit on the 8th (Wed): find something for the whole family at Praia da Vitoria Old City, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Vitoria Beach, and then kick back and relax at Escaleiras Beach. On the 9th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the awesome beauty at Monte Brasil, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Se Cathedral, thenstroll around Duke of Terceira Garden, and finally Head underground at Algar do Carvão - Monumento Natural Regional.

To see traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read Angra do Heroismo day trip planning website.

Traveling by flight from Horta to Angra do Heroismo takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Angra do Heroismo

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Praia da Vitoria, Algar do Carvão - Monumento Natural Regional
Find places to stay Jul 7 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Vitoria Beach ©
Vitoria Beach
Escaleiras Beach ©
Escaleiras Beach

Similar Plans

15 days in Azores BY A USER FROM GERMANY May, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: May, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 10 days in Azores BY A USER FROM CANADA January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 8 days in Azores BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems Preferences: February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Slow & easy 10 days in Azores BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, popular sights Preferences: May, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 15 days in Azores BY A USER FROM CANADA October, popular sights Preferences: October Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 15 days in Azores BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, popular sights Preferences: August Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 10 days in Azores BY A USER FROM CANADA June, kids, popular sights Preferences: June, kids Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 6 days in Azores BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM November, outdoors, beaches, popular sights Preferences: November, outdoors, beaches Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 8 days in Azores BY A USER FROM BELGIUM November, popular & hidden gems Preferences: November Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 5 days in Azores BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES November, popular sights Preferences: November Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 8 days in Azores BY A USER FROM ESTONIA May, popular sights Preferences: May Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 6 days in Azores BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, popular sights Preferences: May Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium
See more plans