13 days in Lisbon & Azores Itinerary

13 days in Lisbon & Azores Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Lisbon
— Few hours
2
Angra do Heroismo, Terceira
— 4 nights
3
Sao Jorge
— 2 nights
4
Horta, Faial Island
— 2 nights
5
Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel
— 3 nights

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Lisbon

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): explore the historical opulence of Castelo de S. Jorge, thenget engrossed in the history at Carmo Archaeological Museum, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Igreja de Sao Roque, and finally don't miss a visit to Belém Tower.

For other places to visit and more tourist information, use the Lisbon sightseeing planning website.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Lisbon is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Tel Aviv to Lisbon due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Tel Aviv in August, Lisbon is slightly colder at night with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to travel to Angra do Heroismo.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Museums
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Castelo de S. Jorge ©
Castelo de S. Jorge
Igreja de Sao Roque ©
Igreja de Sao Roque
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower

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Angra do Heroismo, Terceira

Angra do Heroismo ©
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. Monte Brasil and Swim with Dolphins are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Step out of the city life by going to Algar do Carvão - Monumento Natural Regional and Baias da Agualva. There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Escaleiras Beach, contemplate the long history of Fortaleza De Sao Joao Baptista, learn more about the world around you at Centro de Interpretacao da Serra de Santa Barbara, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Igreja Da Misericordia.

To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Angra do Heroismo road trip planning site.

Fly from Lisbon to Angra do Heroismo in 6 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Lisbon to Angra do Heroismo is minus 1 hour. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Sao Jorge.

Things to do in Angra do Heroismo

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Praia da Vitoria, Terceira, Baias da Agualva, Furnas do Enxofre, Piscinas Naturais das Quatro Ribeiras
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Algar do Carvão - Monumento Natural Regional ©
Swim with Dolphins
Furnas do Enxofre ©
Furnas do Enxofre

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Sao Jorge

Sao Jorge
Start off your visit on the 27th (Tue): take in the dramatic natural features at Lagoa da Faja de Santo Cristo, take in the dramatic natural features at Piscina Natural da Faja do Ouvidor, thenlook for all kinds of wild species at Reserva Florestal de Recreo de Macelas, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja de Santa Barbara.

For ratings, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Sao Jorge holiday planner.

Getting from Angra do Heroismo to Sao Jorge by car takes about 5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can travel to Horta.

Things to do in Sao Jorge

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Reserva Florestal de Recreo de Macelas
Reserva Florestal de Recreo de Macelas
Lagoa da Faja de Santo Cristo ©
Lagoa da Faja de Santo Cristo
Igreja de Santa Barbara ©
Igreja de Santa Barbara

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Horta, Faial Island

Horta is a single municipality and city in the western part of the Archipelago of the Azores, encompassing the island of Faial. On the 28th (Wed), see the interesting displays at Museu Scrimshaw, thentake an in-depth tour of Horta Regional Museum, thensee some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and finally explore the striking landscape at Caldeira. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the waterfront views at Piscinas Naturais do Varadouro and then enjoy the sand and surf at Praia do Porto Pim.

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Horta tour planning website.

You can drive from Sao Jorge to Horta in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to travel to Ponta Delgada.

Things to do in Horta

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Piscinas Naturais do Varadouro
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Caldeira ©
Caldeira
Praia do Porto Pim ©
Praia do Porto Pim

3
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Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Dolphin & Whale Watching and Mosteiros Beach. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Igreja de Sao Jose and Priolo Environmental Center. When in Ponta Delgada, make a side trip to see Caldeiras Vulcânicas in Furnas, approximately Furnas away. There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Pinhal da Paz, get outside with Lagoa do Congro, trek along Salto do Prego, and get great views at Boca do Inferno Viewpoint.

To find maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Ponta Delgada tour itinerary website.

Getting from Horta to Ponta Delgada by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: ride a ferry. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Ponta Delgada

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Sao Miguel, Caldeira Velha Environmental Interpretation Centre, Lagoa do Congro, Mosteiros Beach, Caldeiras Vulcânicas
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Caldeiras Vulcânicas ©
Caldeiras Vulcânicas
Mosteiros Beach ©
Mosteiros Beach

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