14 days in Azores Itinerary

14 days in Azores Itinerary

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14 days in Azores Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly:  9​h 15​min
1
Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
2
Santa Cruz das Flores, Flores
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  8​h 45​min
3
Horta, Faial Island
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h 30​min
4
Angra do Heroismo, Terceira
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  4​h
5
Nordeste, Sao Miguel
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  10​h 30​min
End: Toronto

2
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 get in some beach time at Natural Pool and Praia de Santa Barbara. Get in touch with nature at Mosteiros Beach and Pinhal da Paz. The adventure continues: get outside with Jardim Antonio Borges, explore the activities along Lagoa Azul, Sao Miguel Acores, get great views at Boca do Inferno Viewpoint, and make a trip to Portas da Cidade.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Ponta Delgada trip itinerary maker website .

Toronto, Canada to Ponta Delgada is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 4 hours traveling from Toronto to Ponta Delgada. Traveling from Toronto in November, expect nights in Ponta Delgada to be much hotter, around 17°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Santa Cruz das Flores.

Things to do in Ponta Delgada

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Mosteiros, Lagoa Azul, Sao Miguel Acores, Lagoa do Congro, Praia de Santa Barbara, Boca do Inferno Viewpoint
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Mosteiros Beach ©
Mosteiros Beach
Praia de Santa Barbara ©
Praia de Santa Barbara
Pinhal da Paz ©
Pinhal da Paz

1
night
Santa Cruz das Flores, Flores

Santa Cruz das Flores ©
Santa Cruz das Flores is a municipality situated in the north half of the island of Flores, in the Portuguese archipelago of the Azores. On the 8th (Thu), take in the dramatic scenery at Poco do Bacalhao Falls, take an in-depth tour of Museu da Fabrica da Baleia do Boqueirao, then identify plant and animal life at Morro Alto and Pico do Se Natural Forest Reserve, and finally explore the activities along Poco da Ribeira do Ferreiro.

For more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Santa Cruz das Flores trip planning tool .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Ponta Delgada to Santa Cruz das Flores. November in Santa Cruz das Flores sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to travel to Horta.

Things to do in Santa Cruz das Flores

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Cascata do Poco do Bacalhau, Poco da Ribeira do Ferreiro
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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 9th (Fri): get interesting insight from Tours, then stroll through Parque de Campismo da Praia do Almoxarife, and then make a trip to Miradouro de Nossa Senhora da Conceicao. On the next day, get engrossed in the history at Horta Regional Museum, then enjoy the sand and surf at Praia do Porto Pim, and then examine the collection at Museu Scrimshaw.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Horta sightseeing planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Santa Cruz das Flores to Horta. In November, daily temperatures in Horta can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can travel to Angra do Heroismo.

Things to do in Horta

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Praia do Porto Pim ©
Praia do Porto Pim
Museu Scrimshaw ©
Museu Scrimshaw

2
nights
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. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Rua da Se and Imperio do Espirito Santo de Sao Sebastiao. Step off the beaten path and head to Gruta do Natal and Alto da Memoria. There's lots more to do: admire the striking features of Palacio dos Capitaes Generais, get great views at Serra de Santa Barbara Lookout, learn more about the world around you at Serra de Santa Barbara Interpretation Centre, and explore the striking landscape at Ponta dos Biscoitos.

For reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Angra do Heroismo online attractions planner .

You can drive from Horta to Angra do Heroismo in 7.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can travel to Nordeste.

Things to do in Angra do Heroismo

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Praia da Vitoria, Museu do Vinho, Ponta dos Biscoitos, Centro de Interpretacao da Serra de Santa Barbara
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Rua da Se ©
Rua da Se
Photography Tours
Vitoria Beach ©
Vitoria Beach

4
nights
Nordeste, Sao Miguel

Nordeste ©
Nordeste is a municipality on the northeastern part of São Miguel Island in the Azores. Explore hidden gems such as Jose do Canto Forest Garden and Viewpoint of Ponta da Madrugada. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Parque Natural da Ribeira dos Caldeiroes and Priolo Environmental Center. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Nordeste: Furnas (Pico do Ferro Viewpoint, Caldeiras da Lagoa das Furnas, & more). And it doesn't end there: trek along Salto do Prego, contemplate the geological forces at Lagoa das Furnas, get great views at Ponta do Sossego, and visit a coastal fixture at Farol Ponta do Arnel.

To see photos, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Nordeste route planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Angra do Heroismo to Nordeste. November in Nordeste sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Nordeste

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Furnas, Sao Miguel, Povoacao
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Salto do Prego ©
Salto do Prego
Lagoa das Furnas ©
Lagoa das Furnas

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