7 days in Azores Itinerary

7 days in Azores Itinerary

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7 days in Azores Itinerary

Start: Barcelona
Fly + Drive:  10​h
1
Nordeste, Sao Miguel
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  4​h
2
Angra do Heroismo, Terceira
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h 45​min
End: Barcelona

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): identify plant and animal life at Priolo Environmental Center.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Nordeste travel itinerary planner.

Barcelona, Spain to Nordeste is an approximately 10-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Barcelona to Nordeste is minus 2 hours. In April in Nordeste, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Angra do Heroismo.

Things to do in Nordeste

Parks Wildlife Nature

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): look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, then make a trip to Miradouro Do Facho, and then get outside with Gruta do Natal. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Misterios Negros Trail, look for gifts at Atlantic Souvenir, appreciate the extensive heritage of Rua da Se, then don't miss a visit to Alto da Memoria, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Ponta dos Biscoitos.

For other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Angra do Heroismo road trip planning tool .

Explore your travel options from Nordeste to Angra do Heroismo with the Route module. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can 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

3
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): explore the activities along Natural Pool, then enjoy the sand and surf at Mosteiros Beach, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lagoa Azul, Sao Miguel Acores. On your second day here, get great views at Miradouro de Santa Iria, get outside with Lagoa do Canario, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Pinhal da Paz.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Ponta Delgada online trip builder .

Getting from Angra do Heroismo to Ponta Delgada by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and ferry. In May, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Sun) to allow time for 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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