14 days in Azores Itinerary

14 days in Azores Itinerary

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1
Horta, Faial Island
— 5 nights
2
Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel
— 7 nights

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. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Vulcão dos Capelinhos and Gruta das Torres. Step out of Horta to go to Lajes do Pico and see Museu dos Baleeiros (Whaler’s Museum), which is approximately 2 hours away. There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Praia do Porto Pim, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Pico Mountain (Montanha do Pico), and tour the water at your own pace with Sailazores Yacht Charter.

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Horta road trip app.

Florence, Italy to Horta is an approximately 22.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Florence to Horta is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Florence in October, Horta is somewhat warmer at night with lows of °C. On the 6th (Sat), you'll travel to Ponta Delgada.

Things to do in Horta

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Pico, Museu dos Baleeiros (Whaler’s Museum), Vulcão dos Capelinhos
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Vulcão dos Capelinhos ©
Vulcão dos Capelinhos
Gruta das Torres ©
Gruta das Torres
Praia do Porto Pim ©
Praia do Porto Pim

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Lagoas Empadadas and Ponta da Ferraria Ferraria. Take a break from Ponta Delgada with a short trip to Centro de Monitorizacao e Investigacao das Furnas in Furnas, about 42 minutes away. There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Salto do Prego, identify plant and animal life at Parque Natural da Ribeira dos Caldeiroes, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja do Santo Cristo, and head outdoors with Jardim Antonio Borges.

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Fly from Horta to Ponta Delgada in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. Expect a daytime high around °C in October, and nighttime lows around °C. You will leave for home on the 13th (Sat).

Things to do in Ponta Delgada

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Sao Miguel, Ribeira Grande, Centro de Monitorizacao e Investigacao das Furnas, Lagoas Empadadas, Nossa Senhora da Paz
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Lagoa das Furnas ©
Lagoa das Furnas
Lagoas Empadadas ©
Lagoas Empadadas
Salto do Prego ©
Salto do Prego

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