11 days in Azores Itinerary

11 days in Azores Itinerary

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11 days in Azores Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly:  9​h 15​min
1
Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
2
Furnas, Sao Miguel
— 4 nights
Drive:  45​min
3
Ribeira Grande, Sao Miguel
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
4
Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel
— 1 night
Fly:  9​h 15​min
End: Toronto

2
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.
You've now added Free Tour Ponta Delgada to your itinerary. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Pure Sail - Yacht Charter Azores and Pico Carvao. There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Caldeira das Sete Cidades.

To see maps, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Ponta Delgada road trip planner.

Toronto, Canada to Ponta Delgada is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Toronto to Ponta Delgada is 4 hours. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Toronto in July: highs in Ponta Delgada hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Furnas.

Things to do in Ponta Delgada

Tours Outdoors Transportation

Side Trip

Caldeira das Sete Cidades
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Caldeira das Sete Cidades ©
Caldeira das Sete Cidades
Pico Carvao ©
Pico Carvao

4
nights
Furnas, Sao Miguel

Furnas ©
Get outdoors at Lagoa do Congro and Furnas. Discover out-of-the-way places like Pico do Ferro Viewpoint and Praia do Lombo Gordo. Step out of Furnas to go to Nordeste and see Ponta do Sossego, which is approximately 40 minutes away.

For reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Furnas tour itinerary maker app .

Traveling by car from Ponta Delgada to Furnas takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July in Furnas, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Ribeira Grande.

Things to do in Furnas

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Vila Franca do Campo, Sao Miguel, Nordeste
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Lagoa do Congro ©
Lagoa do Congro
Lagoa das Furnas ©
Lagoa das Furnas
Poca Da Dona Beija ©
Poca Da Dona Beija

2
nights
Ribeira Grande, Sao Miguel

Ribeira Grande ©
On the 17th (Tue), take in the views from Ribeira Grande's Bridge. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja Matriz Ribeira Grande, then experience rural life at Gorreana Tea Plantation, then look for all kinds of wild species at Environmental Interpretation Centre of Caldeira Velha, and finally witness a stunning natural landmark at Caldeira Velha.

To see maps, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read Ribeira Grande trip planner .

Ribeira Grande is very close to Furnas. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in July, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Ponta Delgada.

Things to do in Ribeira Grande

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Plantacoes de Cha Gorreana
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Igreja do Divino Espirito Santo ©
Igreja do Divino Espirito Santo
Plantacoes de Cha Gorreana ©
Plantacoes de Cha Gorreana

1
night
Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel

Ponta Delgada ©
For photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Ponta Delgada holiday planning tool .

Ponta Delgada is just a stone's throw from Ribeira Grande. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Ponta Delgada

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Nossa Senhora da Paz
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Nossa Senhora da Paz ©
Nossa Senhora da Paz

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