Azores Island Hopping

14 nights from £2299

Overview

The Portuguese 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.

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Itinerary

Fly to Ponta Delgada on the island of São Miguel. Continue to the 4-star Hotel Marina Atlantico (4Q) for a four-night stay. D

Accommodation Name: Hotel Marina Atlantico

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

Accommodation Name: Hotel Marina Atlantico

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

Accommodation Name: Hotel Marina Atlantico

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

Accommodation Name: Hotel Marina Atlantico

Today, travel to the airport for your flight to Faial (55 minutes).

Continue to Horta where you stay four nights at the 4-star Hotel do Canal (4Q). B, D

Accommodation Name: Hotel do Canal

Enjoy the day at leisure. B, D

Accommodation Name: Hotel do Canal

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, L, D

Accommodation Name: Hotel do Canal

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

Accommodation Name: Hotel do Canal

Travel to the airport and fly to Angra do Heroismo (35 minutes), where you stay four nights at the 4-star Terceira Mar Hotel (4Q). B, D

Accommodation Name: Terceira Mar Hotel

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

Accommodation Name: Terceira Mar Hotel

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

Accommodation Name: Terceira Mar Hotel

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

Accommodation Name: Terceira Mar Hotel

Transfer to the airport and fly back to São Miguel (45 minutes).

Return to the 4-star Hotel Marina Atlantico (4Q) for a two-night stay. B, D

Accommodation Name: Hotel Marina Atlantico

Spend the day at leisure, or choose from optional excursions including a half day tour of Fire Lake and a whale watching trip. B, D

Accommodation Name: Hotel Marina Atlantico

After breakfast, travel to the airport for your flight back to the UK. B

Accommodation Name: Hotel Marina Atlantico

What's Included

Hands shaking Included travel insurance

Bed14 nights in hotels

Dinner plate30 meals: 14 breakfasts (B), 2 lunches (L) and 14 dinners (D)

PersonSaga tour manager

Plus...

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

MapIncluded 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

HeadphonesUse of audio headsets on guided tours

Dates

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28-Apr-2022
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05-May-2022
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09-Jun-2022
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16-Jun-2022
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07-Jul-2022
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11-Aug-2022
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01-Sep-2022
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15-Sep-2022
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