8 days in Azores Itinerary

8 days in Azores Itinerary

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

2
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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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Igreja de Sao Jose and Sao Nicolau Church. You'll get in some beach time at Mosteiros Beach and Praia de Santa Barbara. There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Pinhal da Paz, contemplate the waterfront views at Lagoa Azul, Sao Miguel Acores, take some stellar pictures from Boca do Inferno Viewpoint, and stop by Louvre Michaelense.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Ponta Delgada visit planning website.

Dallas, USA to Ponta Delgada is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Azores Standard Time (AZOT) is 5 hours. Expect colder weather when traveling from Dallas in June: highs in Ponta Delgada hover around °F, while lows dip to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can travel to Angra do Heroismo.

Things to do in Ponta Delgada

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Ribeira Grande, Sete Cidades, Mosteiros Beach, Lagoa Azul, Sao Miguel Acores
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Pinhal da Paz ©
Pinhal da Paz
Mosteiros Beach ©
Mosteiros Beach
Praia de Santa Barbara ©
Praia de Santa Barbara

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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. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): admire the landmark architecture of Palacio dos Capitaes Generais, thenmake a trip to Rua da Se, thenstroll through Vitoria Beach, and finally don't miss a visit to Imperio do Espirito Santo de Sao Sebastiao. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Alto da Memoria, thenstop by Queijo Vaquinha, thenget great views at Miradouro da Serra de Santa Barbara, and finally get outside with Gruta do Natal.

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the Angra do Heroismo day trip planner.

Fly from Ponta Delgada to Angra do Heroismo in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can travel to Nordeste.

Things to do in Angra do Heroismo

Outdoors Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trips

Queijo Vaquinha, Vitoria Beach
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Miradouro da Serra de Santa Barbara ©
Miradouro da Serra de Santa Barbara
Rua da Se ©
Rua da Se
Vitoria Beach ©
Vitoria Beach

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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 17th (Mon): get great views at Miradouro da Ponta do Sossego, thenget curious at Priolo Environmental Center, thentake some stellar pictures from Pico do Ferro Viewpoint, and finally trek along Salto do Prego.

To see reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Nordeste vacation tool.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Angra do Heroismo to Nordeste. Expect a daytime high around °F in June, and nighttime lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Nordeste

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

Salto do Prego, Priolo Environmental Center, Pico do Ferro Viewpoint
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Salto do Prego ©
Salto do Prego
Farol do Arnel ©
Farol do Arnel
Pico do Ferro Viewpoint ©
Pico do Ferro Viewpoint

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