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Azores Island Hopping

Azores

from £1,899 per person 14 2
Including optional travel insurance or a price reduction of £54 if not required
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Discover the unspoilt islands of the Azores

The unspoilt islands of the Azores are famed for their stunning natural beauty of rugged cliffs, volcanic craters, towering peaks and bubbling hot springs. This tour offers a flavour of three of these islands – São Miguel, Terceira and Faial – which are scattered like jewels in the Atlantic Ocean.

Including...

14 nights in hotels

30 meals: 14 breakfasts, 2 lunches and 14 dinners

Excursions and visits

  • View Sete Cidades Crater lakes
  • Ponta Delgada island capital visit
  • Visit Capelinhos Museological Nucleus and Capelinhos volcano
  • Tour the island of Terceira
  • Angra do Heroísmo town walking tour

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Day 1 UK-São Miguel

Sao Miguel

Depart the UK for your flight to Ponta Delgada on the island of São Miguel. Continue to the locally rated 4-star Hotel Marina Atlantico for a four-night stay. D


Day 2 Sete Cidades

Sete Cidades

An included half-day tour takes you to the Sete Cidades Crater lake. The Sete Cidades is an extinct volcano that rises approximately 580 metres above sea level. From the edge of the massive crater there's a magnificent view of the two lakes below, one blue and the other green. B, D


Day 3 São Miguel

Furnas

An optional full-day excursion takes you to the village of Furnas and Nordeste. B, D


Day 4 São Miguel

Sao Miguel

This morning, enjoy an included half-day excursion to Ponta Delgada, capital of São Miguel. Once just a tiny fishing village, it is now the largest town in the Azores, with its Portuguese-influenced architecture evident in its white houses, impressive churches and convents. Particular highlights include the 16th-century St Sebastião and Chapel of Nossa Senhora da Esperanca. This afternoon, an optional excursion to go whale and dolphin watching is available. B, D


Day 5 São Miguel to Faial

Faial

Today, travel to the airport for your flight to Faial. Continue to Horta where you stay four nights at the locally-rated 4-star Hotel do Canal. B, D


Day 6 Faial

whale

Enjoy the day at leisure. B, D


Day 7 Island tour

Volcanic crater

Today’s included full-day tour visits the Capelinhos Museological Nucleus, where you can learn about the dramatic eruption of the Capelinhos volcano in 1957, and the huge crater, or caldeira. The area surrounding the crater is protected and depending on the season, you may see colourful displays of agapanthus lilies or other flowers in bloom. B, D


Day 8 Faial

Pico

An optional excursion uncovers the sublime beauty of Faial’s neighbouring island. B, D


Day 9 Faial to Terceira

Terceira

Travel to the airport and fly to Angra do Heroismo, where you stay four nights at the locally rated 4-star Terceira Mar Hotel. B, D


Day 10 Terceira tour

Terceira

Today you can enjoy a full-day included excursion, exploring both the east and west coasts and the summit of the Serra de Cume with panoramic vistas over Terceira. B, L, D


Day 11 Terceira

Terceira

This morning, an included guided walking tour will reveal the 16th-century town of Angra do Heroísmo, whose highlights include the cathedral, city hall and General Captain's Palace. This afternoon, you could join an optional excursion to West Terceira and Algar do Carvão cave. B, D


Day 12 Terceira

Horse

Enjoy a day at leisure to go exploring or to relax at your hotel. B, D


Day 13 Terceira to São Miguel

Sao Miguel

Today you'll have some time at leisure before flying to São Miguel, where you stay a further two nights at the Hotel Marina Atlantico. B, D


Day 14 São Miguel

Sao Miguel

Enjoy a day of leisure. Alternatively, an optional excursion visits Ribeira Grande and Fire Lake. B, D


Day 15 São Miguel-UK

Fly home

Travel to the airport for your flight back to the UK. B



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