17 days in Azores Itinerary

17 days in Azores Itinerary

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Nordeste, Sao Miguel
— 3 nights
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Horta, Faial Island
— 2 nights
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Sao Jorge
— 2 nights
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Praia da Vitoria, Terceira
— 2 nights
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Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel
— 6 nights

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Nordeste, Sao Miguel

Nordeste ©
Nordeste is a municipality on the northeastern part of São Miguel Island in the Azores. Escape the urban bustle at Salto do Prego and Jose do Canto Forest Garden. Step off the beaten path and head to Pico do Ferro Viewpoint and Frade Natural Pools. Change things up with these side-trips from Nordeste: Furnas (Caldeiras Vulcânicas, Centro de Monitorizacao e Investigacao das Furnas, &more). And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at Parque Terra Nostra, engage your brain at Priolo Environmental Center, take some stellar pictures from Pico Longo Viewpoint, and make a trip to Viewpoint of Ponta da Madrugada.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Nordeste tour builder app.

Dusseldorf, Germany to Nordeste is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Azores Standard Time (AZOT) is minus 2 hours. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Dusseldorf in September: high temperatures in Nordeste hover around 28°C and lows are around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Horta.

Things to do in Nordeste

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Jose do Canto Forest Garden ©
Jose do Canto Forest Garden
Salto do Prego ©
Salto do Prego
Pico do Ferro Viewpoint ©
Pico do Ferro Viewpoint

2
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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. Explore hidden gems such as Praia do Porto Pim and Morro de Castelo Branco. Take a break from the city and head to Scuba & Snorkeling and Trilha de Vinhas. Go for a jaunt from Horta to Lajes do Pico to see Parque Florestal de Sao Joao about 1h 30 min away. Next up on the itinerary: get outside with Parque Florestal do Capelo and choose your vessel at Sailazores Yacht Charter.

Start your trip to Horta by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Explore your travel options from Nordeste to Horta with the Route module. October in Horta sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can travel to Sao Jorge.

Things to do in Horta

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Praia do Porto Pim ©
Praia do Porto Pim
Scuba & Snorkeling
Parque Florestal de Sao Joao ©
Parque Florestal de Sao Joao

2
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Sao Jorge

Sao Jorge
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Fri): take in the dramatic natural features at Piscina Natural da Faja do Ouvidor, then immerse yourself in nature at Reserva Florestal de Recreo de Macelas, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Piscina Natural Simao Dias. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: head outdoors with Parque Florestal das Sete Fontes and then explore the striking landscape at Lagoa da Faja de Santo Cristo.

To see reviews and other tourist information, use the Sao Jorge route planning website.

Traveling by journey from Horta to Sao Jorge takes 3 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Sao Jorge can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can travel to Praia da Vitoria.

Things to do in Sao Jorge

Nature · Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors
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Reserva Florestal de Recreo de Macelas
Reserva Florestal de Recreo de Macelas
Lagoa da Faja de Santo Cristo ©
Lagoa da Faja de Santo Cristo
Parque Florestal das Sete Fontes ©
Parque Florestal das Sete Fontes

2
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Praia da Vitoria, Terceira

On the 7th (Sun), enjoy the sand and surf at Escaleiras Beach, hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, then take in the dramatic natural features at Ponta dos Biscoitos, and finally explore the activities along Piscinas Naturais das Quatro Ribeiras. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Mon): find something for the whole family at Praia da Vitoria Old City, cast your line with Sailtours Yacht Charter, then walk around Duke of Terceira Garden, and finally get great views at Miradouro da Serra do Cume.

For where to stay, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read Praia da Vitoria online trip itinerary maker.

You can travel from Sao Jorge to Praia da Vitoria in 5 hours. In October in Praia da Vitoria, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to travel to Ponta Delgada.

Things to do in Praia da Vitoria

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Photography Tours
Ponta dos Biscoitos ©
Ponta dos Biscoitos
Duke of Terceira Garden ©
Duke of Terceira Garden

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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 Lagoa do Congro and Caldeira das Sete Cidades. You'll get in some beach time at Mosteiros Beach and Piscinas Naturais. And it doesn't end there: get outside with Lagoa do Canario, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, contemplate the waterfront views at Lagoa do Fogo, and take some stellar pictures from Boca do Inferno Viewpoint.

For other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Ponta Delgada online day trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Praia da Vitoria to Ponta Delgada. In October, daily temperatures in Ponta Delgada can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. On the 14th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ponta Delgada

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

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Mosteiros Beach ©
Mosteiros Beach
Espirito Azul ©
Espirito Azul
Pinhal da Paz ©
Pinhal da Paz

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