16 days in Azores & Lisbon Itinerary

16 days in Azores & Lisbon Itinerary

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

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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. On the 3rd (Sat), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Monte Brasil, contemplate the long history of Fortaleza De Sao Joao Baptista, pause for some serene contemplation at Se Cathedral, walk around Duke of Terceira Garden, then take some stellar pictures from Alto da Memoria, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Olaria de S. Bento. On the next day, hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, then take some stellar pictures from Miradouro da Serra do Cume, then look for gifts at Ceramica da Praia, and finally trek along Baias da Agualva.

For ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Angra do Heroismo attractions planning website.

Boston, USA to Angra do Heroismo is an approximately 9-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Azores Standard Time (AZOT), which is usually a 4 hour difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Horta.

Things to do in Angra do Heroismo

Outdoors · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Praia da Vitoria, Ceramica da Praia, Baias da Agualva
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Photography Tours
Se Cathedral ©
Se Cathedral
Miradouro da Serra do Cume ©
Miradouro da Serra do Cume

2
nights
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 5th (Mon): get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, examine the collection at Centro de Interpretacao do Vulcao dos Capelinhos, then step off the mainland to explore Vulcão dos Capelinhos, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Piscinas Naturais do Varadouro. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Museu Scrimshaw, take in the spiritual surroundings of Igreja Matriz do Santissimo Salvador, then get engrossed in the history at Horta Regional Museum, then take in the dramatic natural features at Caldeira, and finally make a trip to Moinho giratório de madeira na Conceição, Lomba.

To see more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Horta trip itinerary planning tool.

Fly from Angra do Heroismo to Horta in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In April, plan for daily highs up to 64°F, and evening lows to 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Ponta Delgada.

Things to do in Horta

Museums · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Vulcão dos Capelinhos, Piscinas Naturais do Varadouro
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Museu Scrimshaw ©
Museu Scrimshaw
Vulcão dos Capelinhos ©
Vulcão dos Capelinhos
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Ponta Delgada: The Farm (by AMAGO) (in Achadinha), Lagoa Verde / Lagoa das Sete Cidades (in Sete Cidades) and Caldeiras Vulcânicas (in Furnas). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Lagoa do Fogo, get great views at Miradouro de Santa Iria, take in the awesome beauty at Viewpoint of the Ridge, and pause for some photo ops at Estatua Goncalo Velho Cabral.

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Traveling by flight from Horta to Ponta Delgada takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In April in Ponta Delgada, expect temperatures between 63°F during the day and 54°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Ponta Delgada

Nature · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Sao Miguel, Sete Cidades, Miradouro de Santa Iria, The Farm (by AMAGO), Fishing Charters & Tours
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Boca do Inferno Viewpoint ©
Boca do Inferno Viewpoint
Caldeira das Sete Cidades ©
Caldeira das Sete Cidades
The Farm (by AMAGO) ©
The Farm (by AMAGO)

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nights
Lisbon

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Lisbon is known for historic sites, zoos & aquariums, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, appreciate the history behind Padrao dos Descobrimentos, make a trip to Praca do Comercio (Terreiro do Paco), and wander the streets of Alfama.

For where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Lisbon tour app.

You can fly from Ponta Delgada to Lisbon in 4 hours. The time zone changes from Azores Standard Time (AZOT) to Western European Standard Time (WET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. While traveling from Ponta Delgada, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Lisbon, ranging from highs of 70°F to lows of 52°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Lisbon

Museums · Tours · Historic Sites
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Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Lisbon Oceanarium ©
Lisbon Oceanarium
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower

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