6 days in Azores Itinerary

6 days in Azores Itinerary

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6 days in Azores Itinerary

Start: Chicago
Fly:  13​h
1
Nordeste, Sao Miguel
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel
— 4 nights
Fly:  12​h
End: Chicago

1
day
Nordeste, Sao Miguel

Nordeste ©
Nordeste is a municipality on the northeastern part of São Miguel Island in the Azores. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Wed): enjoy the sea views from Farol Ponta do Arnel, take some stellar pictures from Miradouro da Ponta do Sossego, then take some stellar pictures from Viewpoint of Ponta da Madrugada, then engage your brain at Priolo Environmental Center, and finally trek along Salto do Prego.

To find photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Nordeste trip website .

Chicago, USA to Nordeste is an approximately 13-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 5 hours traveling from Chicago to Nordeste. Traveling from Chicago in June, you will find days in Nordeste are slightly colder (70°F), and nights are about the same (61°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Ponta Delgada.

Things to do in Nordeste

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

Salto do Prego, Priolo Environmental Center
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Miradouro da Ponta do Sossego ©
Miradouro da Ponta do Sossego
Salto do Prego ©
Salto do Prego
Farol Ponta do Arnel ©
Farol Ponta do Arnel

4
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.
Relax by the water at Natural Pool and Mosteiros Beach. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Pinhal da Paz and Louvre Michaelense. Explore Ponta Delgada's surroundings by going to Furnas (Jose do Canto Forest Garden & Pico do Ferro Viewpoint). Next up on the itinerary: head outdoors with Lagoa do Canario, get great views at Boca do Inferno Viewpoint, and contemplate the geological forces at Lagoa das Furnas.

To see reviews, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read Ponta Delgada travel app .

Traveling by car from Nordeste to Ponta Delgada takes an hour. Expect a daytime high around 70°F in June, and nighttime lows around 61°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Ponta Delgada

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Mosteiros, Sao Miguel, Furnas, Lagoa do Congro, Boca do Inferno Viewpoint
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Louvre Michaelense ©
Louvre Michaelense
Jose do Canto Forest Garden ©
Jose do Canto Forest Garden
Jardim Antonio Borges ©
Jardim Antonio Borges

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