16 days in Azores Itinerary

16 days in Azores Itinerary

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Horta, Faial Island
— 2 nights
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Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel
— 9 nights
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Praia da Vitoria, Terceira
— 4 nights

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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. Relax by the water at Praia do Porto Pim and Parque de Campismo da Praia do Almoxarife. Step out of the city life by going to Dolphin & Whale Watching and Toboga Azores. There's lots more to do: take a pleasant ride with Patio, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Igreja Matriz do Santissimo Salvador, step off the mainland to explore Vulcão dos Capelinhos, and examine the collection at Centro de Interpretacao do Vulcao dos Capelinhos.

To see maps, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Horta trip builder site.

Lisbon to Horta is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Lisbon to Horta. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Lisbon in October: highs in Horta hover around 25°C, while lows dip to 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to travel to Ponta Delgada.

Things to do in Horta

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Wildlife

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Canyoning / Rapelling Tour
Toboga Azores
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Dolphin / Whale Watching
Dolphin & Whale Watching
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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.
Relax by the water at Piscinas Naturais and Praia Calhau D'Areia. Escape the urban bustle at Caldeira das Sete Cidades and Poca Da Dona Beija. Get out of town with these interesting Ponta Delgada side-trips: Mosteiros Beach (in Mosteiros), Frade Natural Pools (in Ribeira Grande) and Furnas (Parque Terra Nostra, Centro de Monitorizacao e Investigacao das Furnas, &more). There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Azores Whale Watching TERRA AZUL, stroll through Praia do Lombo Gordo, contemplate the geological forces at Lagoa das Furnas, and enjoy the sand and surf at Praia de Santa Barbara.

To find reviews and other tourist information, go to the Ponta Delgada itinerary maker website.

Fly from Horta to Ponta Delgada in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In October, daytime highs in Ponta Delgada are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can travel to Praia da Vitoria.

Things to do in Ponta Delgada

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Wildlife

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Praia da Vitoria, Terceira

Praia da Vitoria ©
Get outdoors at Rope Adventures and Vitoria Beach. Relax by the water at Escaleiras Beach and Praia da Vitoria Old City.

To see more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Praia da Vitoria trip itinerary builder.

Explore your travel options from Ponta Delgada to Praia da Vitoria with the Route module. In October, daytime highs in Praia da Vitoria are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Praia da Vitoria

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Beaches

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