14 days in Azores Itinerary

14 days in Azores Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

2
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, don't miss a visit to Miradouro Do Facho, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Se Cathedral, and Head underground at Algar do Carvão - Monumento Natural Regional.

To see reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Angra do Heroismo trip builder tool.

Valletta, Malta to Angra do Heroismo is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Valletta to Angra do Heroismo. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to travel to Horta.

Things to do in Angra do Heroismo

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Praia da Vitoria, Furnas do Enxofre, Algar do Carvão - Monumento Natural Regional
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Swim with Dolphins
Algar do Carvão - Monumento Natural Regional ©
Se Cathedral ©
Se Cathedral

1
night
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. Start off your visit on the 25th (Thu): step off the mainland to explore Vulcão dos Capelinhos, explore the striking landscape at Caldeira, thenget great views at Miradouro de Nossa Senhora da Conceicao, and finally see the interesting displays at Museu Scrimshaw. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Centro de Interpretacao do Vulcao dos Capelinhos, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and then take in the waterfront activity at The Marina of Horta.

To find maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Horta planner.

You can fly from Angra do Heroismo to Horta in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In April, daily temperatures in Horta can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Ponta Delgada.

Things to do in Horta

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

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

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ponta Delgada: Furnas (Poca Da Dona Beija & Parque Terra Nostra). There's lots more to do: explore the striking landscape at Caldeira das Sete Cidades, explore the activities along Furnas, get great views at Boca do Inferno Viewpoint, and identify plant and animal life at Caldeira Velha Environmental Interpretation Centre.

To see maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Ponta Delgada driving holiday planning site.

Traveling by flight from Horta to Ponta Delgada takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. April in Ponta Delgada sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 4th (Sat) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Ponta Delgada

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Sao Miguel, Furnas, Ribeira Grande, Nossa Senhora da Paz, Boca do Inferno Viewpoint
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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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