Azores Island Hopping

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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.

Destinations
  • Europe
  • Azores
Tour Types
  • Singles
  • Seniors
  • Island Hopping
  • 50 plus
Departure Points
  • London Heathrow

<p> Depart the UK for your flight to Ponta Delgada on the island of S&atilde;o Miguel. Continue to the locally rated 4-star <strong>Hotel Marina Atlantico</strong>&nbsp;(4Q) for a four-night stay. D</p>

Accommodation Name: Hotel Marina Atlantico

<p>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 </p>

Accommodation Name: Hotel Marina Atlantico

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

Accommodation Name: Hotel Marina Atlantico

<p> This morning, enjoy an included half-day excursion to Ponta Delgada, capital of S&atilde;o 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 Sebasti&atilde;o and Chapel of Nossa Senhora da Esperanca. This afternoon, an optional excursion to go whale and dolphin watching is available. B, D</p>

Accommodation Name: Hotel Marina Atlantico

<p> Today, travel to the airport for your flight to Faial. Continue to Horta where you stay four nights at the locally-rated 4-star <strong>Hotel do Canal </strong>(4Q). B, D</p>

Accommodation Name: Hotel do Canal

<p>Enjoy the day at leisure. B, D</p>

Accommodation Name: Hotel do Canal

<p>Today&rsquo;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, L, D</p>

Accommodation Name: Hotel do Canal

<p>An optional excursion uncovers the sublime beauty of Faial&rsquo;s neighbouring island. B, D</p>

Accommodation Name: Hotel do Canal

<p>Travel to the airport and fly to Angra do Heroismo, where you stay four nights at the locally rated 4-star <strong>Terceira Mar Hotel </strong>(4Q). B, D</p>

Accommodation Name: Terceira Mar Hotel

<p>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</p>

Accommodation Name: Terceira Mar Hotel

<p> This morning, an included guided walking tour will reveal the 16th-century town of Angra do Hero&iacute;smo, whose highlights include the cathedral, city hall and General Captain's Palace. B, D</p>

Accommodation Name: Terceira Mar Hotel

<p>Enjoy a day at leisure to go exploring or to relax at your hotel. This afternoon, you could join an optional excursion to West Terceira and Algar do Carv&atilde;o cave. B, D</p>

Accommodation Name: Terceira Mar Hotel

<p>After breakfast, travel to the airport for your flight back to the UK. B</p>

Accommodation Name: Terceira Mar Hotel

Hands shaking Included travel insurance

Bed12 nights in hotels

Dinner plate26 meals: 12 breakfasts (B), 2 lunches (L) and 12 dinners (D)

PersonSaga tour manager

Plus all this...

  • Return flights and transfers
  • Welcome drinks reception
  • Porterage at all hotels

MapExcursions 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

HeadphonesUse of audio headsets on guided tours

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05-Jun-2021
12 Nights
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19-Jun-2021
12 Nights
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04-Sep-2021
12 Nights
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18-Sep-2021
12 Nights
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25-Sep-2021
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