7 days in Azores Itinerary

7 days in Azores Itinerary

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7 days in Azores Itinerary

Start: Buffalo
Fly:  19​h 30​min
1
Angra do Heroismo, Terceira
— 1 day
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel
— 5 nights
Fly:  11​h 45​min
End: Buffalo

1
day
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. On the 22nd (Mon), Head underground at Algar do Carvao, then admire the natural beauty at Duque da Terceira Garden, then pause for some serene contemplation at Se Cathedral, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Monte Brasil.

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Angra do Heroismo trip itinerary planning site .

Buffalo, USA to Angra do Heroismo is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Azores Time (AZOT), which is usually a 4 hour difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Ponta Delgada.

Things to do in Angra do Heroismo

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Algar do Carvao
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Algar do Carvao ©
Algar do Carvao
Se Cathedral ©
Se Cathedral
Duque da Terceira Garden ©
Duque da Terceira Garden

5
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 Ponta Delgada's surroundings by going to Furnas (Poca Da Dona Beija, Caldeiras da Lagoa das Furnas, & more). Fill the 27th (Sat) with unforgettable perspectives with a canyoning and rapelling tour. There's still lots to do: explore the striking landscape at Caldeira das Sete Cidades, explore the activities along Furnas, make a trip to Plantacoes de Cha Gorreana, and identify plant and animal life at Environmental Interpretation Centre of Caldeira Velha.

To see where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Ponta Delgada trip itinerary tool .

You can fly from Angra do Heroismo to Ponta Delgada in 4 hours. Another option is to ride a ferry. In April, daily temperatures in Ponta Delgada can reach 63°F, while at night they dip to 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ponta Delgada

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Sao Miguel, Furnas, 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
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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