16 days in Azores Itinerary

16 days in Azores Itinerary

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16 days in Azores Itinerary

Start: Budapest
Fly + Drive:  16​h
1
Angra do Heroismo, Terceira
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
2
Horta, Faial Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h 30​min
3
Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel
— 7 nights
Fly:  9​h 45​min
End: Budapest

3
nights
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. Angra do Heroismo is known for nature, water activities, historic sites, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the awesome beauty at Monte Brasil, hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, take in nature's colorful creations at Duque da Terceira Garden, and fulfill a lifelong dream with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience.

To see other places to visit, maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Angra do Heroismo trip planning website .

Budapest, Hungary to Angra do Heroismo is an approximately 16-hour flight. Traveling from Budapest to Angra do Heroismo, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can travel to Horta.

Things to do in Angra do Heroismo

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Praia da Vitoria, Baias da Agualva, Algar do Carvão - Monumento Natural Regional, Furnas do Enxofre
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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. Horta is known for museums, nature, beaches, water activities, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at Museu Scrimshaw, get close to the beloved marine mammals with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience, kick back and relax at Praia do Porto Pim, and don't miss a visit to Moinho giratório de madeira na Conceição, Lomba.

To see other places to visit, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Horta vacation planner.

You can drive from Angra do Heroismo to Horta in 7 hours. In November, daily temperatures in Horta can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Ponta Delgada.

Things to do in Horta

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Vulcão dos Capelinhos, Piscinas Naturais do Varadouro
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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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ponta Delgada: Furnas (Caldeira das Furnas, Poca Da Dona Beija, & more). Fill the 12th (Tue) with unforgettable perspectives with a canyoning and rapelling tour. There's still lots to do: explore the activities along Lagoa do Fogo, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, and identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Ponta Delgada journey planning site .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Horta to Ponta Delgada. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in November, and nighttime lows around 17°C. On the 15th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Ponta Delgada

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trips

Sao Miguel, Ribeira Grande, Furnas, Nossa Senhora da Paz, Boca do Inferno Viewpoint
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Caldeira das Sete Cidades ©
Caldeira das Sete Cidades
Parque Terra Nostra ©
Parque Terra Nostra
Poca Da Dona Beija ©
Poca Da Dona Beija

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