16 days in Azores Itinerary

16 days in Azores Itinerary

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16 days in Azores Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly:  16​h 30​min
1
Angra do Heroismo, Terceira
— 3 nights
Drive:  7​h 30​min
2
Horta, Faial Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h 30​min
3
Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel
— 7 nights
Fly:  9​h 15​min
End: Toronto

3
nights
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. Angra do Heroismo is known for nature, wildlife, historic sites, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the awesome beauty at Monte Brasil, take in nature's colorful creations at Duque da Terceira Garden, identify plant and animal life at Furnas do Enxofre, and get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find photos, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Angra do Heroismo trip planning tool .

Toronto, Canada to Angra do Heroismo is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You'll lose 4 hours traveling from Toronto to Angra do Heroismo due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Horta.

Things to do in Angra do Heroismo

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Praia da Vitoria, Algar do Carvao, Furnas do Enxofre
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Monte Brasil ©
Monte Brasil
Algar do Carvao ©
Algar do Carvao
Swim with Dolphins

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. Horta is known for museums, nature, wildlife, beaches, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Caldeira, contemplate the waterfront views at Piscinas Naturais do Varadouro, go for a stroll along the water at The Marina of Horta, and head off the coast to Vulcão dos Capelinhos.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Horta trip maker .

Drive from Angra do Heroismo to Horta in 7 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to travel to Ponta Delgada.

Things to do in Horta

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Faial Island, Piscinas Naturais do Varadouro
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Caldeira ©
Caldeira
Museu Scrimshaw ©
Museu Scrimshaw
Vulcão dos Capelinhos ©
Vulcão dos Capelinhos

7
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 (Caldeiras da Lagoa das Furnas, Parque Terra Nostra, & more) and Islet of Vila Franca do Campo (in Vila Franca do Campo). Fill the 26th (Fri) with unforgettable perspectives with a canyoning and rapelling tour. There's still lots to do: explore the activities along Lagoa do Fogo, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, make a trip to Portas da Cidade, and see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Ponta Delgada road trip planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Horta to Ponta Delgada. July in Ponta Delgada sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 21°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ponta Delgada

Tours Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Sao Miguel, Furnas, Ribeira Grande, Vila Franca do Campo, Boca do Inferno Viewpoint
Find places to stay Jul 21 — 29:
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Lagoa do Fogo ©
Lagoa do Fogo
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Caldeira das Sete Cidades ©
Caldeira das Sete Cidades

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