11 days in Azores Itinerary

11 days in Azores Itinerary

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Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel
— 4 nights
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Horta, Faial Island
— 2 nights
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Angra do Heroismo, Terceira
— 3 nights

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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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Ponta Delgada: Vista do Rei Miradouro (in Sete Cidades) and Furnas (Parque Terra Nostra, Caldeiras Vulcânicas, &more). There's lots more to do: explore the striking landscape at Caldeira das Sete Cidades, explore the activities along Lagoas Empadadas, get great views at Plantacoes de Cha Gorreana, and make a trip to Portas da Cidade.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Ponta Delgada trip itinerary builder tool.

New York City, USA to Ponta Delgada is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Ponta Delgada is 4 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Ponta Delgada can reach 76°F, while at night they dip to 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Horta.

Things to do in Ponta Delgada

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Caldeira das Sete Cidades ©
Caldeira das Sete Cidades
Parque Terra Nostra ©
Parque Terra Nostra
Poca Da Dona Beija ©
Poca Da Dona Beija

2
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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 8th (Tue): get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then take in the waterfront activity at The Marina of Horta, and then see the interesting displays at Museu Scrimshaw. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Centro de Interpretacao do Vulcao dos Capelinhos, head off the coast to Vulcão dos Capelinhos, explore the activities along Baia da Ribeira das Cabras, then take in the dramatic natural features at Caldeira, and finally don't miss a visit to Moinho giratório de madeira na Conceição, Lomba.

For where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Horta sightseeing planner.

You can fly from Ponta Delgada to Horta in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In September, daily temperatures in Horta can reach 75°F, while at night they dip to 67°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Angra do Heroismo.

Things to do in Horta

Parks · Nature · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trips

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

3
nights
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. Angra do Heroismo is known for nature, wildlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get great views at Monte Brasil, fulfill a lifelong dream with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience, explore the fascinating underground world of Algar do Carvão - Monumento Natural Regional, and pause for some serene contemplation at Se Cathedral.

Make your Angra do Heroismo itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by flight from Horta to Angra do Heroismo takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Angra do Heroismo

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Algar do Carvão - Monumento Natural Regional ©
Se Cathedral ©
Se Cathedral
Swim with Dolphins

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