7 days in Azores Itinerary

7 days in Azores Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Azores tour planner

©
This plan was created by another inspirock user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

7 days in Azores Itinerary

Start: San Diego
Fly:  16​h 15​min
1
Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Angra do Heroismo, Terceira
— 2 nights
Fly:  25​h
End: San Diego

2
nights
Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel

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.
On the 15th (Mon), pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja do Santo Cristo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Environmental Interpretation Centre of Caldeira Velha, admire all the interesting features of Arruda Pineapple Plantation, and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Ponta Delgada holiday builder .

San Diego, USA to Ponta Delgada is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from San Diego to Ponta Delgada. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from San Diego in April: highs in Ponta Delgada hover around 20°C, while lows dip to 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to travel to Angra do Heroismo.

Things to do in Ponta Delgada

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Sao Miguel, Environmental Interpretation Centre of Caldeira Velha, Boca do Inferno Viewpoint, Nossa Senhora da Paz
Find places to stay Apr 15 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Nossa Senhora da Paz ©
Nossa Senhora da Paz

2
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. On the 18th (Thu), take in nature's colorful creations at Duque da Terceira Garden, pause for some serene contemplation at Se Cathedral, get engrossed in the history at Museu de Angra do Heroismo, then get to know the fascinating history of Rua da Se, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Monte Brasil. Keep things going the next day: identify plant and animal life at Furnas do Enxofre, Head underground at Algar do Carvao, and then fulfill a lifelong dream with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience.

To see ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Angra do Heroismo tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Ponta Delgada to Angra do Heroismo by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: ride a ferry. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Angra do Heroismo

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Furnas do Enxofre, Algar do Carvao
Find places to stay Apr 17 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Monte Brasil ©
Monte Brasil
Swim with Dolphins
Museu de Angra do Heroismo ©
Museu de Angra do Heroismo

Similar Plans

8 days in Azores BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, wildlife, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 10 days in Azores BY A USER FROM HUNGARY June, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, wildlife, hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 15 days in Azores BY A USER FROM CANADA April, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, hidden gems PREFERENCES: April, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 10 days in Azores BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, outdoors, romantic, beaches, hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, outdoors, romantic, beaches ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 10 days in Azores BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, outdoors, romantic, beaches, hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, outdoors, romantic, beaches ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 9 days in Azores BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 8 days in Azores BY A USER FROM CANADA July, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, shopping, popular sights PREFERENCES: July, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 9 days in Azores BY A USER FROM HUNGARY October, outdoors, romantic, beaches, wildlife, hidden gems PREFERENCES: October, outdoors, romantic, beaches, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 8 days in Azores BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM September, relaxing, romantic, beaches, wildlife, slow & easy, popular sights PREFERENCES: September, relaxing, romantic, beaches, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Slow & easy 16 days in Azores BY A USER FROM CANADA April, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: April, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 8 days in Azores BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 8 days in Azores BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM February, kids, outdoors, beaches, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: February, kids, outdoors, beaches, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium
View more plans
Request travel agent in Portugal
SERVICES