13 days in Azores Itinerary

13 days in Azores Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Nordeste, Sao Miguel
— 2 nights
2
Angra do Heroismo, Terceira
— 3 nights
3
Horta, Faial Island
— 1 night
4
Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel
— 4 nights

2
nights
Nordeste, Sao Miguel

Nordeste ©
Nordeste is a municipality on the northeastern part of São Miguel Island in the Azores. On the 14th (Sun), enjoy the sea views from Farol do Arnel. Keep things going the next day: take in the natural beauty of Caldeiras Vulcânicas, take a peaceful walk through Jose do Canto Forest Garden, thenengage your brain at Priolo Environmental Center, and finally stroll through Salto do Prego.

To see more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Nordeste trip maker.

Brussels, Belgium to Nordeste is an approximately 9-hour combination of flight and car. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Brussels to Nordeste due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Nordeste when traveling from Brussels in July, with lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to travel to Angra do Heroismo.

Things to do in Nordeste

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Sao Miguel, Furnas, Salto do Prego
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Farol do Arnel ©
Farol do Arnel
Lagoa das Furnas ©
Lagoa das Furnas
Salto do Prego ©
Salto do Prego

3
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. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Imperio do Espirito Santo de Sao Sebastiao and Rua da Se. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Trilha de Misterios Negros and Photography Tours. Next up on the itinerary: explore the striking landscape at Ponta dos Biscoitos, take some stellar pictures from Miradouro da Serra de Santa Barbara, explore the fascinating underground world of Algar do Carvão - Monumento Natural Regional, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Igreja Da Misericordia.

To see reviews, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Angra do Heroismo online tour builder.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Nordeste to Angra do Heroismo. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel to Horta.

Things to do in Angra do Heroismo

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Praia da Vitoria, Terceira, Ponta dos Biscoitos
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Photography Tours
Rua da Se ©
Rua da Se
Imperio do Espirito Santo de Sao Sebastiao ©

1
night
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 20th (Sat): take in the dramatic natural features at Caldeira, enjoy the sand and surf at Parque de Campismo da Praia do Almoxarife, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia do Porto Pim. On your second day here, explore the activities along Piscinas Naturais do Varadouro, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then see the interesting displays at Museu Scrimshaw.

Before you visit Horta, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by flight from Angra do Heroismo to Horta takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can travel to Ponta Delgada.

Things to do in Horta

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Piscinas Naturais do Varadouro
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Praia do Porto Pim ©
Praia do Porto Pim
Scuba & Snorkeling
Parque de Campismo da Praia do Almoxarife ©
Parque de Campismo da Praia do Almoxarife

4
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'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Nossa Senhora da Paz and Piscinas Naturais. Get outdoors at Pinhal da Paz and Jardim Antonio Borges. Get out of town with these interesting Ponta Delgada side-trips: Mosteiros Beach (in Mosteiros) and Frade Natural Pools (in Ribeira Grande). There's lots more to do: explore the striking landscape at Caldeira das Sete Cidades, identify plant and animal life at Caldeira Velha Environmental Interpretation Centre, head outdoors with Lagoa do Canario, and take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Ponta Delgada trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by flight from Horta to Ponta Delgada takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. On the 26th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ponta Delgada

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Sao Miguel, Vila Franca do Campo, Mosteiros, Ribeira Grande
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Nossa Senhora da Paz ©
Nossa Senhora da Paz
Pinhal da Paz ©
Pinhal da Paz
Lagoa do Congro ©
Lagoa do Congro

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