37 days in Azores Itinerary

37 days in Azores Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Santa Cruz das Flores, Flores
— 7 nights
2
Angra do Heroismo, Terceira
— 8 nights
3
Horta, Faial Island
— 8 nights
4
Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel
— 12 nights

7
nights
Santa Cruz das Flores, Flores

Santa Cruz das Flores ©
Santa Cruz das Flores is a municipality situated in the north half of the island of Flores, in the Portuguese archipelago of the Azores. Museu da Fabrica da Baleia do Boqueirao and Museu das Flores will appeal to museum buffs. Get a sense of the local culture at Boqueirao Environmental Interpretation Centre and Lighthouse of Ponta do Albernaz. Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along Poco da Ribeira do Ferreiro, explore the striking landscape at Rocha dos Bordoes, don't miss a visit to Igreja Matriz da Lomba, and get great views at Faja de Lopo Vaz.

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Los Angeles, USA to Santa Cruz das Flores is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Azores Standard Time, which is usually a 7 hour difference. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Los Angeles in June: highs in Santa Cruz das Flores hover around °F, while lows dip to °F. You will leave for Angra do Heroismo on the 2nd (Thu).

Things to do in Santa Cruz das Flores

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Lajes das Flores, Cascata do Poco do Bacalhau, Poco da Ribeira do Ferreiro
Find places to stay Jun 25 — Jul 2:
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Museu da Fabrica da Baleia do Boqueirao ©
Museu da Fabrica da Baleia do Boqueirao
Cascata do Poco do Bacalhau ©
Cascata do Poco do Bacalhau
Faja Grande ©
Faja Grande

8
nights
Angra do Heroismo, Terceira

Angra do Heroismo ©
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. Appreciate the collections at Museum of Angra do Heroismo and Centro de Interpretacao da Serra de Santa Barbara. Escape the urban bustle at Praia dos Biscoitos and Scuba & Snorkeling. There's lots more to do: make a trip to Rua da Se, steep yourself in history at Palacio dos Capitaes Generais, take some stellar pictures from Alto da Memoria, and stroll around Duke of Terceira Garden.

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Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Santa Cruz das Flores to Angra do Heroismo. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Horta.

Things to do in Angra do Heroismo

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Praia da Vitoria, Terceira, Porto Judeu, Baias da Agualva, Piscinas Naturais das Quatro Ribeiras
Find places to stay Jul 2 — 10:
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Rua da Se ©
Rua da Se
Museum of Angra do Heroismo ©
Museum of Angra do Heroismo
Scuba & Snorkeling

8
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. Escape the urban bustle at Vulcão dos Capelinhos and Gruta das Torres. Museum-lovers will get to explore Museu Scrimshaw and Museu da Industria Baleeira. Change things up with these side-trips from Horta: Sao Roque do Pico (Lagoa do Capitao, Centro de Interpretacao da Paisagem da Cultura da Vinha da Ilha do Pico, &more), Lajes do Pico (Parque Florestal de Sao Joao, Museu dos Baleeiros (Whaler’s Museum), &more) and Trilha de Vinhas (in Criacao Velha). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Centro de Interpretacao do Vulcao dos Capelinhos, enjoy the sand and surf at Parque de Campismo da Praia do Almoxarife, walk around Parque Florestal do Cabouco, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Pico Mountain (Montanha do Pico).

To see ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Horta trip planning site.

Fly from Angra do Heroismo to Horta in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. July in Horta sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Ponta Delgada.

Things to do in Horta

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Sao Roque do Pico, Lajes do Pico, Pico, Faial Island, Adega A Buraca
Find places to stay Jul 10 — 18:
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Gruta das Torres ©
Gruta das Torres
Praia do Porto Pim ©
Praia do Porto Pim
Museu dos Baleeiros (Whaler’s Museum) ©
Museu dos Baleeiros (Whaler’s Museum)

12
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 discover tucked-away gems like Lagoa das Furnas and Igreja Matriz de Sao Sebastiao. Visiting Salto do Prego and Praia de Santa Barbara will get you outdoors. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ponta Delgada: Furnas (Capela de Nossa Senhora das Vitorias - Furnas, Jose do Canto Forest Garden, &more), Nordeste (Farol do Arnel, Viewpoint of Ponta da Madrugada, &more) and Mosteiros (Mosteiros Beach & Piscinas Naturais). The adventure continues: get outside with Outdoor Activities, pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja de Sao Jose, take in the spiritual surroundings of Nossa Senhora da Paz, and examine the collection at Museu Militar dos Acores.

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Traveling by flight from Horta to Ponta Delgada takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In July, daytime highs in Ponta Delgada are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ponta Delgada

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Sao Miguel, Furnas, Ribeira Grande, Vila Franca do Campo, Nordeste
Find places to stay Jul 18 — 30:
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Jardim Antonio Borges ©
Jardim Antonio Borges
Mosteiros Beach ©
Mosteiros Beach
Lagoa das Furnas ©
Lagoa das Furnas

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