15 days in Azores Itinerary

15 days in Azores Itinerary

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Sete Cidades, Sao Miguel
— 1 night
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Angra do Heroismo, Terceira
— 3 nights
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Sao Roque do Pico, Pico
— 1 day
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Horta, Faial Island
— 3 nights
5
Furnas, Sao Miguel
— 3 nights

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Sete Cidades, Sao Miguel

Sete Cidades ©
On the 23rd (Sun), discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour and then explore the striking landscape at Caldeira das Sete Cidades. Here are some ideas for day two: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, then appreciate the history behind Estatua Goncalo Velho Cabral, and then make a trip to Portas da Cidade.

To see maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Sete Cidades sightseeing planning website.

Valletta, Malta to Sete Cidades is an approximately 11-hour combination of flight and car. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Valletta to Sete Cidades due to the time zone difference. In December in Sete Cidades, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can travel to Angra do Heroismo.

Things to do in Sete Cidades

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Nature

Side Trips

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Caldeira das Sete Cidades ©
Caldeira das Sete Cidades
Portas da Cidade ©
Portas da Cidade
Dolphin & Whale Watching

3
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. Family-friendly places like Miradouro da Serra do Cume and Miradouro Do Facho will thrill your kids. Next up on the itinerary: take in the awesome beauty at Monte Brasil, walk around Duke of Terceira Garden, get engrossed in the history at Museum of Angra do Heroismo, and Head underground at Algar do Carvão - Monumento Natural Regional.

To see ratings, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Angra do Heroismo trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Sete Cidades to Angra do Heroismo. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can travel to Sao Roque do Pico.

Things to do in Angra do Heroismo

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

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Algar do Carvão - Monumento Natural Regional ©
Praia dos Biscoitos ©
Praia dos Biscoitos
Miradouro da Serra do Cume ©
Miradouro da Serra do Cume

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Sao Roque do Pico, Pico

Sao Roque do Pico ©
São Roque do Pico is a municipality in the northern part of the island of Pico, in the Portuguese archipelago of the Azores. On the 28th (Fri), take in the awesome beauty at Pico Mountain (Montanha do Pico), then examine the collection at Museu dos Baleeiros (Whaler’s Museum), and then do a tasting at Adega A Buraca.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Sao Roque do Pico vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by journey from Angra do Heroismo to Sao Roque do Pico takes 5.5 hours. In December in Sao Roque do Pico, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Horta.

Things to do in Sao Roque do Pico

Nature · Parks · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

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Pico Mountain (Montanha do Pico) ©
Pico Mountain (Montanha do Pico)
Museu dos Baleeiros (Whaler’s Museum) ©
Museu dos Baleeiros (Whaler’s Museum)
Adega A Buraca ©
Adega A Buraca

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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 visit kid-friendly attractions like Caldeira and Museu Scrimshaw. There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Igreja Matriz do Santissimo Salvador, admire the striking features of Igreja de Nossa Senhora das Angustias, take in the waterfront activity at The Marina of Horta, and kick back and relax at Praia do Porto Pim.

For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Horta online trip itinerary planner.

You can travel from Sao Roque do Pico to Horta in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in December, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) early enough to travel to Furnas.

Things to do in Horta

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trip

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Caldeira ©
Caldeira
Praia do Porto Pim ©
Praia do Porto Pim
Museu Scrimshaw ©
Museu Scrimshaw

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Furnas, Sao Miguel

Furnas ©
Kids will appreciate attractions like Poca Da Dona Beija and Caldeiras Vulcânicas. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Furnas: Ribeira Grande (Caldeira Velha Environmental Interpretation Centre & Praia de Santa Barbara).

For more things to do, ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Furnas driving holiday planning website.

Traveling by flight from Horta to Furnas takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in January, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Furnas

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Poca Da Dona Beija ©
Poca Da Dona Beija
Parque Terra Nostra ©
Parque Terra Nostra
Praia de Santa Barbara ©
Praia de Santa Barbara

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