16 days in Azores Itinerary

16 days in Azores Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Budapest
Fly:  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
+2
Bus + Foot + 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, wildlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the fascinating underground world of Algar do Carvão - Monumento Natural Regional, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, stroll around Duke of Terceira Garden, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Se Cathedral.

To see reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Angra do Heroismo online day trip planner.

Budapest, Hungary to Angra do Heroismo is an approximately 13.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Azores Standard Time (AZOT) is minus 2 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to travel to Horta.

Things to do in Angra do Heroismo

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Praia da Vitoria, Furnas do Enxofre, Algar do Carvão - Monumento Natural Regional, Baias da Agualva
Find places to stay Nov 1 — 4:
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Swim with Dolphins
Algar do Carvão - Monumento Natural Regional ©
Se Cathedral ©
Se Cathedral

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, wildlife, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step off the mainland to explore Vulcão dos Capelinhos, take in the dramatic natural features at Caldeira, get great views at Miradouro de Nossa Senhora da Conceicao, and explore the activities along Piscinas Naturais do Varadouro.

To see maps, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Horta online trip planner.

You can fly from Angra do Heroismo to Horta in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and ferry; or ride a ferry. In November in Horta, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can travel to Ponta Delgada.

Things to do in Horta

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

Vulcão dos Capelinhos, Piscinas Naturais do Varadouro
Find places to stay Nov 4 — 7:
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Caldeira ©
Caldeira
Vulcão dos Capelinhos ©
Vulcão dos Capelinhos
Museu Scrimshaw ©
Museu Scrimshaw

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Furnas (Caldeiras Vulcânicas, Poca Da Dona Beija, &more). And it doesn't end there: explore the striking landscape at Caldeira das Sete Cidades, hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, and contemplate the waterfront views at Furnas.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Ponta Delgada trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Horta to Ponta Delgada by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry, taxi, and flight; or ride a ferry. In November, daytime highs in Ponta Delgada are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. You'll have a few hours on the 15th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Ponta Delgada

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trips

Sao Miguel, Furnas, Ribeira Grande, Boca do Inferno Viewpoint, Nossa Senhora da Paz
Find places to stay Nov 7 — 15:
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Caldeira das Sete Cidades ©
Caldeira das Sete Cidades
Poca Da Dona Beija ©
Poca Da Dona Beija
Parque Terra Nostra ©
Parque Terra Nostra

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