13 days in Azores Itinerary

13 days in Azores Itinerary

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13 days in Azores Itinerary

Start: Luxembourg City
Fly + Drive:  5​h
1
Horta, Faial Island
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Lajes do Pico, Pico
— Few hours
Drive + Fly:  5​h 45​min
3
Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel
— 6 nights
Fly:  9​h 30​min
End: Luxembourg City

5
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. Patio has been added to your itinerary. Step out of the city life by going to Porto Pim Bay and Vulcão dos Capelinhos. Step off the beaten path and head to Sailazores Yacht Charter and Dolphin & Whale Watching. There's lots more to do: head outdoors with Parque Florestal do Capelo, take in the dramatic natural features at Caldeira, and take in the waterfront activity at The Marina of Horta.

To see ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Horta travel itinerary creator.

Luxembourg City, Luxembourg to Horta is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central European Time (CET) to Azores Time (AZOT), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Luxembourg City in September: high temperatures in Horta hover around 28°C and lows are around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Lajes do Pico.

Things to do in Horta

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trip

Faial Island
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Praia do Porto Pim ©
Praia do Porto Pim
Vulcão dos Capelinhos ©
Vulcão dos Capelinhos
Patio ©
Patio

few
hours
Lajes do Pico, Pico

Lajes do Pico ©
Lajes do Pico is a municipality in the southern part of the Azores. On the 5th (Tue), take in the awesome beauty at Pico Mountain (Montanha do Pico).

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Lajes do Pico travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Horta to Lajes do Pico takes 2 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Lajes do Pico can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. On the 6th (Wed), you'll travel to Ponta Delgada.

Things to do in Lajes do Pico

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Pico Mountain (Montanha do Pico)
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Pico Mountain (Montanha do Pico) ©
Pico Mountain (Montanha do Pico)

6
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.
Visiting Food Tours and Lagoa do Congro will get you outdoors. Step off the beaten path and head to Pinhal da Paz and Jose do Canto Forest Garden. Venture out of the city with trips to Terra Nostra Gardens (in Furnas), Salto do Prego (in Povoacao) and Nordeste (Ponta do Sossego & Farol Ponta do Arnel). The adventure continues: head outdoors with Lagoa do Canario, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja de Sao Jose, examine the collection at Oficina - Museu, and identify plant and animal life at Environmental Interpretation Centre of Caldeira Velha.

To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Ponta Delgada holiday planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Lajes do Pico to Ponta Delgada. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in September, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ponta Delgada

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Furnas, Sao Miguel, Nordeste, Caldeira Velha Environmental Interpretation Centre, Oficina - Museu
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Salto do Prego ©
Salto do Prego
Jose do Canto Forest Garden ©
Jose do Canto Forest Garden
Lagoa do Congro ©
Lagoa do Congro

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