8 days in Azores Itinerary

8 days in Azores Itinerary

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Angra do Heroismo, Terceira
— 1 day
2
Horta, Faial Island
— 1 day
3
Furnas, Sao Miguel
— 1 night
4
Sete Cidades, Sao Miguel
— 3 nights

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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. Start off your visit on the 1st (Thu): get great views at Monte Brasil, don't miss a visit to Praca Velha, pause for some serene contemplation at Se Cathedral, then admire the natural beauty at Duke of Terceira Garden, and finally Head underground at Algar do Carvão - Monumento Natural Regional.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read Angra do Heroismo trip itinerary maker app.

Barcelona, Spain to Angra do Heroismo is an approximately 12-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Barcelona to Angra do Heroismo is minus 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) to allow time to travel to Horta.

Things to do in Angra do Heroismo

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Terceira
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Se Cathedral ©
Se Cathedral
Duke of Terceira Garden ©
Duke of Terceira Garden

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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. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): see the interesting displays at Museu Scrimshaw, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Igreja Matriz do Santissimo Salvador, then take in the dramatic natural features at Caldeira, and finally head off the coast to Vulcão dos Capelinhos.

To find maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Horta visit website.

You can fly from Angra do Heroismo to Horta in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in November, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to travel to Furnas.

Things to do in Horta

Nature · Parks · Museums

Side Trip

Vulcão dos Capelinhos
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Caldeira ©
Caldeira
Vulcão dos Capelinhos ©
Vulcão dos Capelinhos
Museu Scrimshaw ©
Museu Scrimshaw

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Furnas, Sao Miguel

Furnas ©
On the 3rd (Sat), contemplate the waterfront views at Lagoa do Fogo and then don't miss a visit to Islet of Vila Franca do Campo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: relax in the rural setting at Plantacoes de Cha Gorreana, take in nature's colorful creations at Parque Terra Nostra, then explore the striking landscape at Poca Da Dona Beija, and finally explore the activities along Furnas.

To see where to stay, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Furnas online trip builder.

Getting from Horta to Furnas by flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and taxi. November in Furnas sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Sete Cidades.

Things to do in Furnas

Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Sao Miguel, Islet of Vila Franca do Campo
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Poca Da Dona Beija ©
Poca Da Dona Beija
Parque Terra Nostra ©
Parque Terra Nostra
Furnas ©
Furnas

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Sete Cidades, Sao Miguel

Sete Cidades ©
Start off your visit on the 5th (Mon): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour and then explore the striking landscape at Caldeira das Sete Cidades. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Portas da Cidade and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find maps, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Sete Cidades trip itinerary maker website.

Drive from Furnas to Sete Cidades in 1.5 hours. In November, daytime highs in Sete Cidades are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. On the 7th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sete Cidades

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trips

Ponta Delgada, Mosteiros Beach, Caldeira das Sete Cidades
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Caldeira das Sete Cidades ©
Caldeira das Sete Cidades
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Boca do Inferno Viewpoint ©
Boca do Inferno Viewpoint

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