13 days in Azores Itinerary

13 days in Azores Itinerary

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13 days in Azores Itinerary

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.
Visit Natural Pool and Praia de Santa Barbara for some beach relaxation. Explore hidden gems such as Mosteiros Beach and Lagoa do Congro. There's much more to do: explore the activities along Lagoa Azul, Sao Miguel Acores, head outdoors with Lagoa do Canario, explore the striking landscape at Caldeira das Sete Cidades, and look for gifts at Louvre Michaelense.

To see reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Ponta Delgada driving holiday planner.

Ottawa, Canada to Ponta Delgada is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Azores Time, which is usually a 4 hour difference. In July, daily temperatures in Ponta Delgada can reach 28°C, while at night they dip 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. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Faja Grande and then take in the dramatic scenery at Poco do Bacalhao Falls.

To find photos, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Santa Cruz das Flores route planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Ponta Delgada to Santa Cruz das Flores. July in Santa Cruz das Flores sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 22°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can 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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Faja Grande ©
Faja Grande
Cascata do Poco do Bacalhau ©
Cascata do Poco do Bacalhau

2
nights
Praia da Vitoria, Terceira

Praia da Vitoria ©
Praia da Vitória, translated as the Beach of the Victory, is a municipality in the Portuguese archipelago of the Azores. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Mon): explore the activities along Quatro Ribeiras Natural Pools, then take some stellar pictures from Serra de Santa Barbara Lookout, then trek along Misterios Negros Trail, and finally take a memorable tour with Sailtours Yacht Charter - Day Trips.

To see more things to do, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Praia da Vitoria trip itinerary planning site .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Santa Cruz das Flores to Praia da Vitoria. July in Praia da Vitoria sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Nordeste.

Things to do in Praia da Vitoria

Parks Outdoors Trails

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
Miradouro da Serra de Santa Barbara ©

3
nights
Nordeste, Sao Miguel

Nordeste ©
Nordeste is a municipality on the northeastern part of São Miguel Island in the Azores. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Wed): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Pico da Vara, engage your brain at OMIC - Observatorio Microbiano dos Acores, kick back and relax at Frade Natural Pools, then pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja de Santa Ana, and finally explore the activities along Poca Da Dona Beija.

Plan a trip to Nordeste easily and quickly by telling Inspirock to suggest an itinerary.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Praia da Vitoria to Nordeste. In July, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Nordeste

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Furnas, Sao Miguel, Ribeira Grande, Salto do Prego, Castelo Branco
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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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