7 days in Azores Itinerary

7 days in Azores Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Missoula
Fly:  21 h 30 min
1
Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Praia da Vitoria, Terceira
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  24 h
End: Missoula

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja de Sao Jose and then get outside with Jardim Antonio Borges. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Pinhal da Paz, kick back and relax at Praia de Santa Barbara, and then identify plant and animal life at Caldeira Velha Environmental Interpretation Centre.

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Ponta Delgada travel route planning site.

Missoula, USA to Ponta Delgada is an approximately 19.5- hour flight. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Missoula to Ponta Delgada due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Missoula in September, expect a bit warmer with lows of 63°F in Ponta Delgada. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to travel to Praia da Vitoria.

Things to do in Ponta Delgada

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Sete Cidades, Ribeira Grande, Mosteiros Beach, Lagoa Azul, Sao Miguel Acores
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Jardim Antonio Borges ©
Jardim Antonio Borges
Mosteiros Beach ©
Mosteiros Beach
Praia de Santa Barbara ©
Praia de Santa Barbara

2
nights
Praia da Vitoria, Terceira

Praia da Vitoria ©
Start off your visit on the 12th (Wed): stroll through Vitoria Beach, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Imperio do Espirito Santo de Sao Sebastiao, then get to know the fascinating history of Rua da Se, then admire the striking features of Palacio dos Capitaes Generais, and finally get great views at Alto da Memoria. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Escaleiras Beach, take in the dramatic natural features at Ponta dos Biscoitos, get a sense of history and politics at Camara Municipal de Angra do Heroismo, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Igreja Da Misericordia, and finally head outdoors with Gruta do Natal.

To find maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Praia da Vitoria day trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Ponta Delgada to Praia da Vitoria. Expect a daytime high around 76°F in September, and nighttime lows around 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Praia da Vitoria

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Angra do Heroismo, Ponta dos Biscoitos
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Gruta do Natal ©
Gruta do Natal
Rua da Se ©
Rua da Se
Imperio do Espirito Santo de Sao Sebastiao ©
Imperio do Espirito Santo de Sao Sebastiao

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