15 days in Sao Miguel Itinerary

15 days in Sao Miguel Itinerary

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15 days in Sao Miguel Itinerary

Start: London
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  11​h
1
Nordeste
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
2
Rabo de Peixe
— 3 nights
Drive:  30​min
3
Ponta Delgada
— 8 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: London

2
nights
Nordeste

Nordeste ©
Nordeste is a municipality on the northeastern part of São Miguel Island in the Azores. Attractions like Parque Natural da Ribeira dos Caldeiroes and Lagoa das Furnas make great kid-friendly stops. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Nordeste: Furnas (Poca Da Dona Beija, Caldeiras da Lagoa das Furnas, & more). There's still lots to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Furnas, head outdoors with Serra da Tronqueira, relax in the rural setting at Gorreana Tea Plantation, and don't miss a visit to Ponta do Sossego.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Nordeste travel planner .

London, UK to Nordeste is an approximately 11-hour flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Azores Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Nordeste when traveling from London in July, with lows around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Rabo de Peixe.

Things to do in Nordeste

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Sao Miguel, Furnas
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Poca Da Dona Beija ©
Poca Da Dona Beija
Furnas ©
Furnas

3
nights
Rabo de Peixe

Rabo de Peixe ©
Attractions like Environmental Interpretation Centre of Caldeira Velha and Santana Astronomical Observatory make great kid-friendly stops. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Rabo de Peixe: Islet of Vila Franca do Campo (in Vila Franca do Campo) and Furnas (Poca Da Dona Beija, Caldeiras da Lagoa das Furnas, & more).

To see traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Rabo de Peixe trip planner .

You can drive from Nordeste to Rabo de Peixe in an hour. In July, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to travel to Ponta Delgada.

Things to do in Rabo de Peixe

Wildlife Outdoors Adventure

Side Trips

Furnas, Ribeira Grande, Vila Franca do Campo, Viewpoint of Black Stones, Boca do Inferno Viewpoint
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Fun Activities Adventure ©
Fun Activities Adventure
Poca Da Dona Beija ©
Poca Da Dona Beija

8
nights
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Dolphin & Whale Watching and Scuba & Snorkeling. Venture out of the city with trips to Mosteiros (Mosteiros Beach & Natural Pool). Fill the 4th (Sat) with unforgettable perspectives with a canyoning and rapelling tour. And it doesn't end there: explore the striking landscape at Caldeira das Sete Cidades, get great views at Boca do Inferno Viewpoint, pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja do Santo Cristo, and contemplate the waterfront views at Lagoa Azul, Sao Miguel Acores.

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Ponta Delgada is very close to Rabo de Peixe. In August, daily temperatures in Ponta Delgada can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ponta Delgada

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Sao Miguel, Mosteiros, Boca do Inferno Viewpoint
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Caldeira das Sete Cidades ©
Caldeira das Sete Cidades
Scuba & Snorkeling

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