5 days in Azores Itinerary

5 days in Azores Itinerary

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Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel
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Angra do Heroismo, Terceira
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sun): head outdoors with Jardim Antonio Borges, then enjoy the sand and surf at Praia de Santa Barbara, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lagoa do Fogo. On the next day, take some stellar pictures from Boca do Inferno Viewpoint, contemplate the waterfront views at Lagoa Azul, Sao Miguel Acores, then enjoy the sand and surf at Mosteiros Beach, then explore the activities along Piscinas Naturais, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sao Nicolau Church.

To see reviews, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read Ponta Delgada trip planner.

Portland, USA to Ponta Delgada is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You'll lose 4 hours traveling from Portland to Ponta Delgada due to the time zone difference. Plan for warmer temperatures traveling from Portland in December, with highs in Ponta Delgada at 63°F and lows at 56°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can travel to Angra do Heroismo.

Things to do in Ponta Delgada

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Beaches

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Praia de Santa Barbara ©
Praia de Santa Barbara
Mosteiros Beach ©
Mosteiros Beach
Jardim Antonio Borges ©
Jardim Antonio Borges

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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. On the 11th (Tue), get great views at Alto da Memoria, get a sense of history and politics at Camara Municipal de Angra do Heroismo, get to know the fascinating history of Rua da Se, then admire the landmark architecture of Palacio dos Capitaes Generais, and finally get outside with Gruta do Natal.

To see ratings, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Angra do Heroismo trip maker site.

Traveling by flight from Ponta Delgada to Angra do Heroismo takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Angra do Heroismo

Outdoors · Historic Sites
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Rua da Se ©
Rua da Se
Gruta do Natal ©
Gruta do Natal
Palacio dos Capitaes Generais ©
Palacio dos Capitaes Generais

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