13 days in Azores Itinerary

13 days in Azores Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Ottawa
Fly:  11 h
1
Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel
— 5 nights
Fly:  3 h
2
Santa Cruz das Flores, Flores
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  2 h 45 min
3
Praia da Vitoria, Terceira
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  3 h 45 min
4
Nordeste, Sao Miguel
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  13 h
End: Ottawa

5
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 discover tucked-away gems like Lagoa do Congro and Piscinas Naturais. Take a break from the city and head to Mosteiros Beach and Lagoa Azul, Sao Miguel Acores. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Praia de Santa Barbara, have fun at Complexo Municipal de Piscinas, don't miss a visit to Igreja de Sao Pedro, and discover the deep blue sea with Espirito Azul.

To find maps, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Ponta Delgada visit planner.

Ottawa, Canada to Ponta Delgada is an approximately 11- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of bus, car, and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 4 hours traveling from Ottawa to Ponta Delgada. In July, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to travel to Santa Cruz das Flores.

Things to do in Ponta Delgada

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Sao Miguel, Mosteiros, Ribeira Grande, Vila Franca do Campo, Complexo Municipal de Piscinas
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Mosteiros Beach ©
Mosteiros Beach
Praia de Santa Barbara ©
Praia de Santa Barbara
Espirito Azul ©
Espirito Azul

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 8th (Sun): make a trip to Faja Grande and then admire the sheer force of Cascata do Poco do Bacalhau.

Plan a Santa Cruz das Flores trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Explore your travel options from Ponta Delgada to Santa Cruz das Flores with the Route module. In July in Santa Cruz das Flores, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Praia da Vitoria.

Things to do in Santa Cruz das Flores

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Cascata do Poco do Bacalhau
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Cascata do Poco do Bacalhau ©
Cascata do Poco do Bacalhau
Faja Grande ©
Faja Grande

2
nights
Praia da Vitoria, Terceira

Praia da Vitoria ©
On the 9th (Mon), contemplate the waterfront views at Piscinas Naturais das Quatro Ribeiras, then take some stellar pictures from Miradouro da Serra de Santa Barbara, then trek along Trilha de Misterios Negros, and finally take a tour by water with Sailtours Yacht Charter.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Praia da Vitoria trip simple and quick.

Explore your travel options from Santa Cruz das Flores to Praia da Vitoria with the Route module. July in Praia da Vitoria sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 22°C at night. On the 10th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Nordeste.

Things to do in Praia da Vitoria

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Angra do Heroismo, Piscinas Naturais das Quatro Ribeiras, Trilha de Misterios Negros
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Escaleiras Beach ©
Escaleiras Beach
Trilha de Misterios Negros ©
Trilha de Misterios Negros
Piscinas Naturais das Quatro Ribeiras ©
Piscinas Naturais das Quatro Ribeiras

3
nights
Nordeste, Sao Miguel

Nordeste ©
Nordeste is a municipality on the northeastern part of São Miguel Island in the Azores. On your second day here, take in the awesome beauty at Pico da Vara, engage your brain at OMIC - Observatorio Microbiano dos Acores, then stroll through Frade Natural Pools, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja de Santa Ana, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Poca Da Dona Beija.

To see more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Nordeste trip itinerary planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Praia da Vitoria to Nordeste. In July, daytime highs in Nordeste are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Nordeste

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Furnas, Ribeira Grande, Sao Miguel, Castelo Branco, Salto do Prego
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Salto do Prego ©
Salto do Prego
Pico da Vara ©
Pico da Vara
Priolo Environmental Center ©
Priolo Environmental Center

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