13 days in Azores Itinerary

13 days in Azores Itinerary

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13 days in Azores Itinerary

Start: Krakow
Fly + Drive:  16​h 30​min
1
Angra do Heroismo, Terceira
— 4 nights
Drive:  6​h 15​min
2
Lajes do Pico, Pico
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Madalena, Pico
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  8​h 15​min
4
Santa Cruz das Flores, Flores
— 1 night
Fly:  19​h 15​min
End: Krakow

4
nights
Angra do Heroismo, Terceira

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. Angra do Heroismo is known for nature, water activities, historic sites, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Monte Brasil, take an in-depth tour of Museu de Angra do Heroismo, get close to the beloved marine mammals with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience, and hike along Baias da Agualva.

To see maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Angra do Heroismo online vacation maker .

Krakow, Poland to Angra do Heroismo is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central European Time (CET) to Azores Time (AZOT), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can travel to Lajes do Pico.

Things to do in Angra do Heroismo

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Praia da Vitoria, Ceramica da Praia, Algar do Carvão - Monumento Natural Regional, Furnas do Enxofre, Ponta dos Biscoitos
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Swim with Dolphins
Monte Brasil ©
Monte Brasil
Duque da Terceira Garden ©
Duque da Terceira Garden

1
day
Lajes do Pico, Pico

Lajes do Pico ©
Lajes do Pico is a municipality in the southern part of the Azores. On the 17th (Sat), identify plant and animal life at Parque Florestal de Sao Joao, stroll through Ponta do Admoiro, and then examine the collection at Museu dos Baleeiros (Whaler’s Museum).

For maps, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Lajes do Pico trip builder website .

Drive from Angra do Heroismo to Lajes do Pico in 6 hours. In August, daytime highs in Lajes do Pico are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Madalena.

Things to do in Lajes do Pico

Parks Wildlife Outdoors
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Parque Florestal de Sao Joao ©
Parque Florestal de Sao Joao

3
nights
Madalena, Pico

Madalena ©
Madalena is a municipality along the western coast of the island of Pico, in the Portuguese Azores. Explore Madalena's surroundings by going to Sao Roque do Pico (Reserva Florestal de Recreio da Prainha & Museu da Industria Baleeira). There's still lots to do: take in the awesome beauty at Pico Mountain (Montanha do Pico), do a tasting at Cooperativa Vitivinicola da Ilha do Pico, trek along Santana - Lajido Trail, and see the interesting displays at Centro de Interpretacao da Paisagem da Cultura da Vinha da Ilha do Pico.

For more things to do, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Madalena trip itinerary builder tool .

Traveling by car from Lajes do Pico to Madalena takes an hour. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in August, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to travel to Santa Cruz das Flores.

Things to do in Madalena

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Sao Roque do Pico, Pico, Trilha de Vinhas
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Pico Mountain (Montanha do Pico) ©
Pico Mountain (Montanha do Pico)
Gruta das Torres ©
Gruta das Torres
Museu da Industria Baleeira ©
Museu da Industria Baleeira

1
night
Santa Cruz das Flores, Flores

Santa Cruz das Flores ©
Santa Cruz das Flores is a municipality situated in the north half of the island of Flores, in the Portuguese archipelago of the Azores. Start off your visit on the 21st (Wed): admire the sheer force of Poco do Bacalhao Falls, then make a trip to Faja Grande, and then take some stellar pictures from Miradouro do Monte das Cruzes. Keep things going the next day: take an in-depth tour of Museu da Fabrica da Baleia do Boqueirao, then take in the dramatic natural features at Rocha dos Bordoes, then contemplate the waterfront views at Poco da Ribeira do Ferreiro, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Morro Alto and Pico do Se Natural Forest Reserve.

To see ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Santa Cruz das Flores online tour builder .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Madalena to Santa Cruz das Flores. In August, daily temperatures in Santa Cruz das Flores can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Ponta Delgada.

Things to do in Santa Cruz das Flores

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Rocha dos Bordoes, Poco da Ribeira do Ferreiro, Cascata do Poco do Bacalhau
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Cascata do Poco do Bacalhau ©
Cascata do Poco do Bacalhau
Faja Grande ©
Faja Grande
Museu da Fabrica da Baleia do Boqueirao ©

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