12 days in Sao Miguel Itinerary

12 days in Sao Miguel Itinerary

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12 days in Sao Miguel Itinerary

Start: Budapest
Fly:  11​h 30​min
1
Nordeste
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Ponta Delgada
— 8 nights
Fly:  9​h 45​min
End: Budapest

3
nights
Nordeste

Nordeste ©
Nordeste is a municipality on the northeastern part of São Miguel Island in the Azores. Explore Nordeste's surroundings by going to Furnas (Poca Da Dona Beija, Caldeiras da Lagoa das Furnas, & more). There's lots more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Parque Terra Nostra, take in the natural beauty of Caldeira das Furnas, take in the spiritual surroundings of Capela de Nossa Senhora das Vitorias - Furnas, and hike along Salto do Prego.

To see photos, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Nordeste trip itinerary planner .

Budapest, Hungary to Nordeste is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central European Time to Azores Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Budapest in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Nordeste, with lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can travel to Ponta Delgada.

Things to do in Nordeste

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Furnas, Sao Miguel, Salto do Prego
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Parque Terra Nostra ©
Parque Terra Nostra
Furnas ©
Furnas
Poca Da Dona Beija ©
Poca Da Dona Beija

8
nights
Ponta Delgada

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.
Step out of Ponta Delgada with an excursion to Islet of Vila Franca do Campo in Vila Franca do Campo--about 32 minutes away. Fill the 9th (Mon) with unforgettable perspectives with a canyoning and rapelling tour. Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along Lagoa do Fogo, experience rural life at Plantacoes de Cha Gorreana, explore the striking landscape at Caldeira das Sete Cidades, and look for all kinds of wild species at Environmental Interpretation Centre of Caldeira Velha.

For more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Ponta Delgada trip maker .

Traveling by car from Nordeste to Ponta Delgada takes an hour. In September, daytime highs in Ponta Delgada are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. You'll have a few hours on the 14th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Ponta Delgada

Tours Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Ribeira Grande, Sao Miguel, Vila Franca do Campo, Boca do Inferno Viewpoint
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Lagoa do Fogo ©
Lagoa do Fogo
Caldeira das Sete Cidades ©
Caldeira das Sete Cidades
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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