12 days in Azores Itinerary

12 days in Azores Itinerary

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12 days in Azores Itinerary

Start: Philipsburg, St. Maarten-St. Martin
Fly:  18​h 15​min
1
Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel
— 6 nights
Fly:  3​h
2
Angra do Heroismo, Terceira
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  23​h 45​min
End: Philipsburg, St. Maarten-St. Martin

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Pico do Ferro Viewpoint and Salto do Prego. Explore Ponta Delgada's surroundings by going to Nordeste (Viewpoint of Ponta da Madrugada, Ponta do Sossego, & more) and Furnas (Terra Nostra Gardens, Chapel of Nossa Senhora das Victorias, & more). There's much more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Lagoa do Fogo, enjoy the sand and surf at Praia de Santa Barbara, look for gifts at Louvre Michaelense, and get great views at Boca do Inferno Viewpoint.

For reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Ponta Delgada journey maker site .

Philipsburg, St. Maarten-St. Martin to Ponta Delgada is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Atlantic Standard Time to Azores Time, which is usually a 3 hour difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Philipsburg in June, with highs in Ponta Delgada at 24°C and lows at 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can travel to Angra do Heroismo.

Things to do in Ponta Delgada

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Sao Miguel, Furnas, Ribeira Grande, Nordeste, Boca do Inferno Viewpoint
Find places to stay Jun 11 — 17:
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Caldeira das Sete Cidades ©
Caldeira das Sete Cidades
Miradouro da Ponta do Sossego ©
Miradouro da Ponta do Sossego
Boca do Inferno Viewpoint ©
Boca do Inferno Viewpoint

3
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. Discover out-of-the-way places like Rua da Se and Alto da Memoria. There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Monte Brasil, enjoy the sand and surf at Vitoria Beach, get great views at Serra de Santa Barbara Lookout, and make a trip to Miradouro Do Facho.

To see traveler tips and tourist information, go to the Angra do Heroismo journey maker site .

Explore your travel options from Ponta Delgada to Angra do Heroismo with the Route module. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Angra do Heroismo

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Terceira, Praia da Vitoria, Ponta dos Biscoitos
Find places to stay Jun 17 — 20:
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Monte Brasil ©
Monte Brasil
Duque da Terceira Garden ©
Duque da Terceira Garden
Rua da Se ©
Rua da Se

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