14 days in Azores Itinerary

14 days in Azores Itinerary

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

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. Angra do Heroismo is known for nature, wildlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Monte Brasil, get engrossed in the history at Museum of Angra do Heroismo, hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, and fulfill a lifelong dream with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience.

To find ratings, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Angra do Heroismo trip planner.

Washington DC, USA to Angra do Heroismo is an approximately 12-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Washington DC to Angra do Heroismo is 4 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to travel to Horta.

Things to do in Angra do Heroismo

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Side Trips

Praia da Vitoria, Terceira, Baias da Agualva
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Swim with Dolphins
Se Cathedral ©
Se Cathedral

2
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. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): make a trip to Miradouro de Nossa Senhora da Conceicao, thenexamine the collection at Museu Scrimshaw, thengo for a stroll along the water at The Marina of Horta, and finally make a trip to Igreja Matriz do Santissimo Salvador. Here are some ideas for day two: get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, explore the striking landscape at Caldeira, and then step off the mainland to explore Vulcão dos Capelinhos.

For traveler tips, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Horta trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Angra do Heroismo to Horta takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. April in Horta sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Ponta Delgada.

Things to do in Horta

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Vulcão dos Capelinhos
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Vulcão dos Capelinhos ©
Vulcão dos Capelinhos
Museu Scrimshaw ©
Museu Scrimshaw
Caldeira ©
Caldeira

7
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 find plenty of places to visit near Ponta Delgada: Furnas (Caldeiras Vulcânicas, Poca Da Dona Beija, &more) and The Farm (by AMAGO) (in Achadinha). And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic natural features at Caldeira das Sete Cidades, look for all kinds of wild species at Caldeira Velha Environmental Interpretation Centre, explore the activities along Lagoa do Fogo, and make a trip to Portas da Cidade.

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Traveling by flight from Horta to Ponta Delgada takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In April, daily temperatures in Ponta Delgada can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ponta Delgada

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Sao Miguel, Furnas, Ribeira Grande, Sete Cidades, Igreja de Sao Miguel Arcanjo
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Caldeira das Sete Cidades ©
Caldeira das Sete Cidades
Parque Terra Nostra ©
Parque Terra Nostra
Poca Da Dona Beija ©
Poca Da Dona Beija

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