14 days in Azores Itinerary

14 days in Azores Itinerary

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14 days in Azores Itinerary

Start: Amsterdam
Fly + Drive:  13​h 30​min
1
Angra do Heroismo, Terceira
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h 15​min
2
Horta, Faial Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h 15​min
3
Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel
— 7 nights
Fly:  8​h 45​min
End: Amsterdam

1
night
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. On the 7th (Sun), get great views at Miradouro da Serra do Cume, Head underground at Algar do Carvao, admire the natural beauty at Duque da Terceira Garden, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Se Cathedral, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Monte Brasil, and finally get great views at Serra de Santa Barbara Lookout. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Town Hall of Angra do Heroismo, head outdoors with Gruta do Natal, then savor the flavors at Duque de Braganca Market, and finally take a memorable tour with Tours.

For ratings, photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Angra do Heroismo trip itinerary maker website .

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Angra do Heroismo is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Amsterdam to Angra do Heroismo is minus 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to travel to Horta.

Things to do in Angra do Heroismo

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Algar do Carvão - Monumento Natural Regional, Miradouro da Serra do Cume
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Swim with Dolphins
Monte Brasil ©
Monte Brasil

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. Step out of Horta to go to Madalena and see Cooperativa Vitivinicola da Ilha do Pico, which is approximately 1h 05 min away. There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Caldeira, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Pico Mountain (Montanha do Pico), take in the waterfront activity at The Marina of Horta, and examine the collection at Capelinhos Volcano Interpretation Centre.

For where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the Horta holiday maker app .

Getting from Angra do Heroismo to Horta by car takes about 7.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in October, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can travel to Ponta Delgada.

Things to do in Horta

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Pico Mountain (Montanha do Pico), Vulcão dos Capelinhos, Picowines
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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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Islet of Vila Franca do Campo (in Vila Franca do Campo) and Furnas (Terra Nostra Gardens, Poca Da Dona Beija, & more). Fill the 16th (Tue) with unforgettable perspectives with a canyoning and rapelling tour. There's much more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Caldeira das Sete Cidades, explore the activities along Lagoa do Fogo, experience rural life at Gorreana Tea Plantation, and get interesting insight from Tours.

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Explore your travel options from Horta to Ponta Delgada with the Route module. In October, daily temperatures in Ponta Delgada can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ponta Delgada

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Sao Miguel, Ribeira Grande, Vila Franca do Campo, Furnas, Boca do Inferno Viewpoint
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Caldeira das Sete Cidades ©
Caldeira das Sete Cidades
Lagoa do Fogo ©
Lagoa do Fogo
Parque Terra Nostra ©
Parque Terra Nostra

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