15 days in Azores Itinerary

15 days in Azores Itinerary

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15 days in Azores Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly + Drive:  20 h 15 min
1
Horta, Faial Island
— 3 nights
Drive:  5 h 30 min
2
Terceira
— 3 nights
Taxi + Fly:  2 h
3
Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel
— 7 nights
Fly:  9 h 30 min
End: Toronto

3
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. Get in touch with nature at Porto Pim and Pico Mountain (Montanha do Pico). Explore hidden gems such as Swim with Dolphins and Faial Botanical Garden. And it doesn't end there: Head underground at Gruta das Torres, get a new perspective on things with Sailazores Yacht Charter, and make a trip to Parque de Campismo da Praia do Almoxarife.

For ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Horta tour planner.

Toronto, Canada to Horta is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Toronto to Horta is 4 hours. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Toronto in April, with highs in Horta at 20°C and lows at 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can travel to Terceira.

Things to do in Horta

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Pico
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Praia do Porto Pim ©
Praia do Porto Pim
Pico Mountain (Montanha do Pico) ©
Pico Mountain (Montanha do Pico)
Gruta das Torres ©
Gruta das Torres

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Terceira

Terceira ©
Step out of the city life by going to Furnas do Enxofre and Algar do Carvao. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Se Cathedral and Igreja Da Misericordia.

For reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Terceira travel itinerary creator.

Traveling by car from Horta to Terceira takes 7.5 hours. In April in Terceira, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can travel to Ponta Delgada.

Things to do in Terceira

Outdoors Wildlife Parks
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Praia dos Biscoitos ©
Praia dos Biscoitos
Rua da Se ©
Rua da Se
Igreja Da Misericordia ©
Igreja Da Misericordia

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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.
Escape the urban bustle at Kayaking & Canoeing and Praia de Santa Barbara. Get some historical perspective at Nossa Senhora da Paz and Farol Ponta do Arnel. Venture out of the city with trips to Salto do Prego (in Povoacao) and Furnas (Furnas Research and Monitoring Centre & Jose do Canto Forest Garden). There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Parque Natural da Ribeira dos Caldeiroes, delve into the lush surroundings at Lagoa das Furnas, fulfill a lifelong dream with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience, and get outside with Ponta da Ferraria Ferraria.

To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Ponta Delgada vacation planner.

You can fly from Terceira to Ponta Delgada in 2 hours. April in Ponta Delgada sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Ponta Delgada

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Sao Miguel, Ribeira Grande, Furnas, Farol Ponta do Arnel, Nossa Senhora da Paz
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Igreja do Santo Cristo ©
Igreja do Santo Cristo
Lagoa das Furnas ©
Lagoa das Furnas
Salto do Prego ©
Salto do Prego

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