13 days in Azores Itinerary

13 days in Azores Itinerary

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13 days in Azores Itinerary

Start: Brussels
Fly:  13​h 45​min
1
Angra do Heroismo, Terceira
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
2
Horta, Faial Island
— 1 night
Fly:  8​h 45​min
3
Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel
— 6 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Brussels

2
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. Angra do Heroismo is known for nature, wildlife, historic sites, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Monte Brasil, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Se Cathedral, head outdoors with Praia dos Biscoitos, and hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour.

To see more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Angra do Heroismo trip builder site .

Brussels, Belgium to Angra do Heroismo is an approximately 14-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central European Time (CET) to Azores Time (AZOT), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to travel to Horta.

Things to do in Angra do Heroismo

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Praia da Vitoria, Algar do Carvao, Furnas do Enxofre
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Swim with Dolphins
Algar do Carvao ©
Algar do Carvao
Se Cathedral ©
Se Cathedral

1
night
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 10th (Fri): head off the coast to Vulcão dos Capelinhos, explore the striking landscape at Caldeira, then get great views at Miradouro de Nossa Senhora da Conceicao, and finally see the interesting displays at Museu Scrimshaw. On the 11th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Capelinhos Volcano Interpretation Centre, then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, and then go for a stroll along the water at The Marina of Horta.

For more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Horta day trip site .

Drive from Angra do Heroismo to Horta in 7 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Horta can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to travel to Ponta Delgada.

Things to do in Horta

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trip

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

6
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ponta Delgada: Furnas (Poca Da Dona Beija, Caldeiras da Lagoa das Furnas, & more). Fill the 16th (Thu) with unforgettable perspectives with a canyoning and rapelling tour. And it doesn't end there: explore the striking landscape at Caldeira das Sete Cidades, don't miss a visit to Portas da Cidade, look for all kinds of wild species at Environmental Interpretation Centre of Caldeira Velha, and contemplate the waterfront views at Furnas.

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Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Horta to Ponta Delgada. In April, daytime highs in Ponta Delgada are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. On the 18th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ponta Delgada

Parks Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Sao Miguel, Furnas, Nossa Senhora da Paz, Boca do Inferno Viewpoint, Caldeira Velha Environmental Interpretation Centre
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Caldeira das Sete Cidades ©
Caldeira das Sete Cidades
Lagoa do Fogo ©
Lagoa do Fogo
Poca Da Dona Beija ©
Poca Da Dona Beija

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