12 days in Azores Itinerary

12 days in Azores Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Furnas, Sao Miguel
— 2 nights
2
Faja Grande, Flores
— 1 night
3
Sao Jorge
— 1 night
4
Horta, Faial Island
— 2 nights
5
Praia da Vitoria, Terceira
— 1 day
6
Mosteiros, Sao Miguel
— 2 nights

2
nights
Furnas, Sao Miguel

Furnas ©
Escape the urban bustle at Salto do Prego and Jose do Canto Forest Garden. Discover out-of-the-way places like Praia de Santa Barbara and Capela de Nossa Senhora das Vitorias - Furnas. When in Furnas, make a side trip to see Caldeira Velha Environmental Interpretation Centre in Ribeira Grande, approximately Ribeira Grande away.

To see ratings, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Furnas trip itinerary planning tool.

Fort Lauderdale, USA to Furnas is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Fort Lauderdale to Furnas is 4 hours. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Fort Lauderdale in September; daily highs in Furnas reach °F and lows reach °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can travel to Faja Grande.

Things to do in Furnas

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Sao Miguel, Ribeira Grande, Lagoa do Congro, Salto do Prego
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Salto do Prego ©
Salto do Prego
Praia de Santa Barbara ©
Praia de Santa Barbara
Jose do Canto Forest Garden ©
Jose do Canto Forest Garden

1
night
Faja Grande, Flores

Faja Grande ©
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Wed): visit a coastal fixture at Lighthouse of Ponta do Albernaz, thencontemplate the waterfront views at Poco da Ribeira do Ferreiro, thentake in the dramatic natural features at Rocha dos Bordoes, and finally admire the sheer force of Cascata do Poco do Bacalhau.

To find reviews, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Faja Grande travel planning tool.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Furnas to Faja Grande. Expect a daytime high around °F in September, and nighttime lows around °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to travel to Sao Jorge.

Things to do in Faja Grande

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Poco da Ribeira do Ferreiro, Rocha dos Bordoes, Lighthouse of Ponta do Albernaz
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Cascata do Poco do Bacalhau ©
Cascata do Poco do Bacalhau
Rocha dos Bordoes ©
Rocha dos Bordoes
Lighthouse of Ponta do Albernaz ©
Lighthouse of Ponta do Albernaz

1
night
Sao Jorge

Sao Jorge ©
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Thu): explore the activities along Piscina Natural Simao Dias, thenexplore the striking landscape at Piscina Natural da Faja do Ouvidor, and then immerse yourself in nature at Reserva Florestal de Recreo de Macelas. On your second day here, get outside with Parque Florestal das Sete Fontes, thentake in the dramatic natural features at Arco Natural de Velas, and then explore the striking landscape at Lagoa da Faja de Santo Cristo.

To plan Sao Jorge vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Explore your travel options from Faja Grande to Sao Jorge with the Route module. September in Sao Jorge sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Horta.

Things to do in Sao Jorge

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Lagoa da Faja de Santo Cristo ©
Lagoa da Faja de Santo Cristo
Reserva Florestal de Recreo de Macelas
Reserva Florestal de Recreo de Macelas
Parque Florestal das Sete Fontes ©
Parque Florestal das Sete Fontes

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. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sat): kick back and relax at Praia do Porto Pim and then choose your vessel at Sailazores Yacht Charter. Here are some ideas for day two: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, take in the dramatic natural features at Morro de Castelo Branco, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Parque de Campismo da Praia do Almoxarife.

For other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Horta trip itinerary website.

You can drive from Sao Jorge to Horta in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around °F in September, and nighttime lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can travel to Praia da Vitoria.

Things to do in Horta

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Morro de Castelo Branco
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Praia do Porto Pim ©
Praia do Porto Pim
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Parque de Campismo da Praia do Almoxarife ©

1
day
Praia da Vitoria, Terceira

Praia da Vitoria ©
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): explore the striking landscape at Ponta dos Biscoitos, thenstroll through Escaleiras Beach, thenkick back and relax at Vitoria Beach, and finally explore the activities along Lagoa do Junco.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Praia da Vitoria trip planner.

Getting from Horta to Praia da Vitoria by car takes about 6.5 hours. September in Praia da Vitoria sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time to travel to Mosteiros.

Things to do in Praia da Vitoria

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Ponta dos Biscoitos
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Vitoria Beach ©
Vitoria Beach
Ponta dos Biscoitos ©
Ponta dos Biscoitos
Escaleiras Beach ©
Escaleiras Beach

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nights
Mosteiros, Sao Miguel

Mosteiros ©
Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): kick back and relax at Mosteiros Beach, thenexplore the activities along Lagoa Azul, Sao Miguel Acores, thenget outside with Lagoa do Canario, and finally get great views at Boca do Inferno Viewpoint. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Piscinas Naturais.

To see where to stay, maps, photos, and tourist information, read Mosteiros trip itinerary maker.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Praia da Vitoria to Mosteiros. In September, daily temperatures in Mosteiros can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Mosteiros

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Sao Miguel, Boca do Inferno Viewpoint
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Mosteiros Beach ©
Mosteiros Beach
Lagoa do Canario ©
Lagoa do Canario
Lagoa Azul, Sao Miguel Acores ©
Lagoa Azul, Sao Miguel Acores

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