7 days in Azores Itinerary

7 days in Azores Itinerary

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Nordeste, Sao Miguel
— 1 night
2
Angra do Heroismo, Terceira
— 2 nights
3
Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel
— 3 nights

1
night
Nordeste, Sao Miguel

Nordeste ©
Nordeste is a municipality on the northeastern part of São Miguel Island in the Azores. Start off your visit on the 29th (Mon): get curious at Priolo Environmental Center.

To find out how to plan a trip to Nordeste, use our trip itinerary maker.

Barcelona, Spain to Nordeste is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Azores Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. In April in Nordeste, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Angra do Heroismo.

Things to do in Nordeste

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Furnas, Priolo Environmental Center
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Jose do Canto Forest Garden ©
Jose do Canto Forest Garden
Priolo Environmental Center ©
Priolo Environmental Center
Caldeiras Vulcânicas ©
Caldeiras Vulcânicas

2
nights
Angra do Heroismo, Terceira

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. Start off your visit on the 1st (Wed): head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, make a trip to Miradouro Do Facho, and then head outdoors with Gruta do Natal. Keep things going the next day: hike along Trilha de Misterios Negros, stop by Atlantic Souvenir, don't miss a visit to Rua da Se, then take some stellar pictures from Alto da Memoria, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Ponta dos Biscoitos.

To find photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Angra do Heroismo trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Nordeste to Angra do Heroismo. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to travel to Ponta Delgada.

Things to do in Angra do Heroismo

Outdoors · Parks · Trails

Side Trips

Praia da Vitoria, Ponta dos Biscoitos, Trilha de Misterios Negros
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Photography Tours
Trilha de Misterios Negros ©
Trilha de Misterios Negros
Ponta dos Biscoitos ©
Ponta dos Biscoitos

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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 3rd (Fri): contemplate the waterfront views at Piscinas Naturais, kick back and relax at Mosteiros Beach, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lagoa Azul, Sao Miguel Acores. Keep things going the next day: get great views at Miradouro de Santa Iria, then get outside with Lagoa do Canario, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Pinhal da Paz.

For more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Ponta Delgada tour itinerary builder app.

Getting from Angra do Heroismo to Ponta Delgada by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in May, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ponta Delgada

Outdoors · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Mosteiros, Sao Miguel, Miradouro de Santa Iria
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Pinhal da Paz ©
Pinhal da Paz
Jardim Antonio Borges ©
Jardim Antonio Borges
Lagoa do Canario ©
Lagoa do Canario

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