15 days in Azores, Seville & Lisbon Itinerary

15 days in Azores, Seville & Lisbon Itinerary

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Ponta Delgada, Portugal
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Seville, Spain
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Lisbon, Portugal
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Ponta Delgada, Portugal — 2 nights

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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Praia Calhau D'Areia and then take in the natural beauty of Caldeiras Vulcânicas. On the 3rd (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get great views at Miradouro da Boca do Inferno and then stroll through Mosteiros Beach.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Ponta Delgada trip itinerary builder site.

Duluth, USA to Ponta Delgada is an approximately 20-hour flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Azores Standard Time is 5 hours. Traveling from Duluth in September, expect Ponta Delgada to be somewhat warmer, temps between 76°F and 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to Seville.
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Seville, Spain — 5 nights

A city of rich Moorish heritage, Seville is the cultural and financial center of southern Spain, and the site of numerous festivals throughout the year.
Popular historic sites such as Plaza de España and Barrio Santa Cruz are in your itinerary. Do some cultural sightseeing at Royal Alcázar of Seville and Catedral de Sevilla. Change things up with these side-trips from Seville: Cordoba (Jewish Quarter (Juderia) & Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba), Bodega Garcia Hidalgo (in Ronda) and Casa Ordonez (in Bornos). Next up on the itinerary: awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, contemplate the long history of Real Maestranza de Caballeria de Sevilla, admire the landmark architecture of Setas de Sevilla (Metropol Parasol), and don't miss a visit to Torre del Oro.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Seville travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Ponta Delgada to Seville by flight takes about 8 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Ponta Delgada to Seville is 2 hours. When traveling from Ponta Delgada in September, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Seville: temperatures range from 83°F by day to 63°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) to allow time to fly to Lisbon.
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Lisbon, Portugal — 6 nights

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Praia da ursa and Praia de Carcavelos. Popular historic sites such as Mosteiro dos Jeronimos and Quinta da Regaleira are in your itinerary. Venture out of the city with trips to Sintra (Castelo dos Mouros, Park and National Palace of Pena, &more). The adventure continues: step into the grandiose world of Castelo de S. Jorge, make a trip to Belém Tower, observe the fascinating underwater world at Lisbon Oceanarium, and explore the world behind art at Museu Nacional do Azulejo.

For more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Lisbon trip maker.

You can fly from Seville to Lisbon in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Seville to Lisbon, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 81°F in September, and nighttime lows around 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can fly back home.
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Azores travel guide

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Geologic Formations · Bodies of Water · Lookouts
Mountain Island
Composed of nine volcanic islands scattered in the Atlantic some 1,300 km (850 mi) west of continental Portugal, the Azores represent one of Europe's remotest vacation destinations. Settled sporadically over a span of several centuries, the islands in this archipelago retain much of their isolated feel, each one boasting its own distinct culture, dialect, and cuisine. Long overlooked by even the most adventurous travelers, the islands now surprise a growing number of visitors with their lavish natural beauty, good roads, and hospitable towns providing comfortable accommodations and modern amenities. Place the island of Pico at the top of your itinerary to discover Portugal's highest mountain, a picture-perfect volcanic cone rising above a landscape of World Heritage-listed vineyards.