31 days in Azores Itinerary

31 days in Azores Itinerary

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Praia da Vitoria, Terceira
— 6 nights
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Lajes do Pico, Pico
— 3 nights
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Horta, Faial Island
— 7 nights
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Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel
— 14 nights

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Praia da Vitoria, Terceira

Praia da Vitoria ©
Step off the beaten path and head to Praia dos Biscoitos and Miradouro da Serra do Cume. Venture out of the city with trips to Centro de Interpretacao da Serra de Santa Barbara (in Santa Barbara) and Miradouro da Serra de Santa Barbara (in Angra do Heroismo). Make the 3rd (Sat) an unforgettable day with Azores 38N.

To find more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Praia da Vitoria itinerary planner.

Riga, Latvia to Praia da Vitoria is an approximately 17-hour combination of flight and car. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Riga to Praia da Vitoria due to the time zone difference. Prepare for much hotter weather when traveling from Riga in October: high temperatures in Praia da Vitoria hover around 25°C and lows are around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can travel to Lajes do Pico.

Things to do in Praia da Vitoria

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Praia dos Biscoitos ©
Praia dos Biscoitos
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Azores 38N
Miradouro Do Facho ©
Miradouro Do Facho

3
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Lajes do Pico, Pico

Lajes do Pico ©
Lajes do Pico is a municipality in the southern part of the Azores. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Museu dos Baleeiros (Whaler’s Museum) and Espaco Talassa. There's still lots to do: take in the awesome beauty at Pico Mountain (Montanha do Pico), get reinvigorated at Physio(e)motion, admire the majestic nature at Parque Florestal de Sao Joao, and hike along atiPICO.

To find reviews, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Lajes do Pico trip itinerary builder site.

You can travel from Praia da Vitoria to Lajes do Pico in 6 hours. In October, daytime highs in Lajes do Pico are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Horta.

Things to do in Lajes do Pico

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Side Trips

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Pico Mountain (Montanha do Pico) ©
Pico Mountain (Montanha do Pico)
Museu dos Baleeiros (Whaler’s Museum) ©
Museu dos Baleeiros (Whaler’s Museum)
Espaco Talassa ©
Espaco Talassa

7
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Horta, Faial Island

Horta is a single municipality and city in the western part of the Archipelago of the Azores, encompassing the island of Faial. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Centro de Interpretacao do Vulcao dos Capelinhos and Praia do Porto Pim. Change things up with these side-trips from Horta: Centro de Interpretacao da Paisagem da Cultura da Vinha da Ilha do Pico (in Sao Roque do Pico) and Picowines (in Madalena). The adventure continues: step off the mainland to explore Vulcão dos Capelinhos, head outdoors with Parque Florestal do Capelo, surround yourself with nature on Toboga Azores, and see the interesting displays at Museu Scrimshaw.

To see reviews, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Horta day trip website.

Getting from Lajes do Pico to Horta by journey takes about 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in October, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Ponta Delgada.

Things to do in Horta

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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Vulcão dos Capelinhos ©
Vulcão dos Capelinhos

14
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Photography Tours and Salto do Prego. Change things up with these side-trips from Ponta Delgada: Vista do Rei Miradouro (in Sete Cidades), Nordeste (Viewpoint of Ponta da Madrugada & Miradouro da Ponta do Sossego) and Furnas (Centro de Monitorizacao e Investigacao das Furnas, Pico do Ferro Viewpoint, &more). And it doesn't end there: explore the striking landscape at Caldeira das Sete Cidades, cast your line with a fishing tour, contemplate the geological forces at Lagoa das Furnas, and contemplate the waterfront views at Lagoas Empadadas.

For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Ponta Delgada online tour itinerary planner.

Fly from Horta to Ponta Delgada in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in October, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ponta Delgada

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Caldeira das Sete Cidades ©
Caldeira das Sete Cidades
Photography Tours
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Jardim Antonio Borges

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