11 days in Azores Itinerary

11 days in Azores Itinerary

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11 days in Azores Itinerary

Start: Phoenix
Fly:  20 h 45 min
1
Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel
— 7 nights
Fly + Taxi:  2 h
2
Terceira
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  27 h
End: Phoenix

7
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.
Get in touch with nature at Praia de Santa Barbara and Lagoa Azul, Sao Miguel Acores. Kids will enjoy Swim with Dolphins and Environmental Interpretation Centre of Caldeira Velha. Get out of town with these interesting Ponta Delgada side-trips: Salto do Prego (in Povoacao) and Furnas (Furnas Research and Monitoring Centre & Poca Da Dona Beija). There's still lots to do: delve into the lush surroundings at Lagoa das Furnas, look for all kinds of wild species at Parque Natural da Ribeira dos Caldeiroes, take in the spiritual surroundings of Nossa Senhora da Paz, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja do Santo Cristo.

To find more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Ponta Delgada travel itinerary creator.

Phoenix, USA to Ponta Delgada is an approximately 21-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Azores Time (AZOT) is 6 hours. Expect colder weather when traveling from Phoenix in July: highs in Ponta Delgada hover around 74°F, while lows dip to 65°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to travel to Terceira.

Things to do in Ponta Delgada

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Sao Miguel, Ribeira Grande, Furnas, Nossa Senhora da Paz, Salto do Prego
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Nossa Senhora da Paz ©
Nossa Senhora da Paz
Lagoa das Furnas ©
Lagoa das Furnas
Praia de Santa Barbara ©
Praia de Santa Barbara

1
night
Terceira

Terceira ©
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): get great views at Monte Brasil, pause for some serene contemplation at Se Cathedral, then don't miss a visit to Rua da Se, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Igreja Da Misericordia. On the 11th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: identify plant and animal life at Furnas do Enxofre, get a new perspective on things with Sailtours Yacht Charter - Day Trips, and then examine the collection at Museu do Vinho.

To see reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Terceira trip generator.

Getting from Ponta Delgada to Terceira by flight takes about 2 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 76°F, and evening lows to 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Terceira

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites
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Furnas do Enxofre ©
Furnas do Enxofre
Rua da Se ©
Rua da Se
Igreja Da Misericordia ©
Igreja Da Misericordia

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