Azores Group

Join us for a vacation we can ALL use right now. The beautiful Azores are open to visitors and Around the World Travel has put together a group package with some very exciting things to see and do, and some pretty incredible pricing.

Dates: Depart Boston, Saturday, April 17. Return Friday, April 30.

We will visit four of the Azores islands: Sao Miguel, the largest and most populous island; Terceira the “lilac” island, Faial the “blue” island which is home to the western most point in Europe as well as the dormant Capeinhos volcano, and the island of Pico.

The tour includes flights out of Boston and inter-island flights, upscale hotel accommodations and sightseeing on each of the islands. This is a unique island vacation full of new experiences!

At A Glance

Hotels

We’ll be staying at three different luxury hotels.

Destination

We’re staying on 3 different islands and visiting a 4th!

Dates

April 17-30, 2021

Length

12 days

Insurance

Recommended


DATEDESTINATIONACCOMODATIONSMEALS INCLUDED
Saturday, April 17Depart BostonOvernight flightOnboard the plane
Sunday, April 18Arrive Ponta DelgadaArrive Island of Faial
Transfer to Hotel do Canal
Monday, April 19Faial SightseeingHotel do CanalBreakfast
Tuesday, April 20Island of Pico TourHotel do CanalBreakfast, Lunch
Wednesday, April 21Faial to TerceiraHotel Terceira MarBreakfast
Thursday, April 22TerceiraHotel Terceira MarBreakfast
Friday, April 23TerceiraHotel Terceira MarBreakfast
Saturday, April 24TerceiraHotel Terceira MarBreakfast
Sunday, April 25Terceira to Island of Sao MiguelHotel TalismanBreakfast
Monday, April 26Sao MiguelHotel TalismanBreakfast, Lunch
Tuesday, April 27Sao MiguelHotel TalismanBreakfast
Wednesday, April 28Sao MiguelHotel TalismanBreakfast
Thursday, April 29Sao MiguelHotel TalismanBreakfast, Lunch
Friday, April 30Azores Airlines Return to BostonHome

Island of Faial

Monday, April 19
Half day sightseeing tour of the island.

Tuesday, April 20
Ferry over to Island of Pico. Full day guided tour of the island, including lunch.

Island of Terceira

Thursday, April 22
Full day tour of the island with unique lava pools. Visit to Biscoitos and visit the wine cellars. This tour includes lunch.

Island of Sao Miguel

Monday, April 26
Full day sightseeing tour of the island. Visiting the seaside town of Vila Franca do Campo, and also the botanical gardens of Terra Nostra Park. In the afternoon we travel to Lagoa das Furnas with included lunch, prepared in the hot springs. After lunch, we’ll visit the Azores Islands oldest volcanic crater, the Miradouro do Ferro.

Tuesday, April 27
Afternoon half day tour of a Pineapple Plantation on the eastern end of the island.

Thursday, April 29
Full day tour of Riberia Grande, and Lagoa that includes a visit to the ceramic factory in Lagoa and the local liquor factory of Eduardo Ferreira.

We’ll visit the island’s second largest city of Riberia Grande, where we’ll have lunch at a traditional restaurant. On our return to Ponta Delgada, via the scenic northern coast, we’ll stop at the hot springs of Velha.

Optional Excurions

There will be several optional excursions available as well. Please contact me for the latest list of side tours.

DEPARTURE

Saturday, April 17
Azores Airlines flight #224
Depart Boston Logan at 9:15pm

Sunday, April 18
Arrive Ponta Delgada Airport, 6:10am
Depart Ponta Delgada Airport, 8:30am
Arrive Horta Airport (Island of Faial), 9:30am

RETURN

Friday, April 30
Azores Airlines flight #281
Depart Ponta Delgada Airport 5:10pm
Arrive Boston, 7:00pm

Travel Insurance

Travel insurance is strongly recommended for all international trips.

Itinerary
DATEDESTINATIONACCOMODATIONSMEALS INCLUDED
Saturday, April 17Depart BostonOvernight flightOnboard the plane
Sunday, April 18Arrive Ponta DelgadaArrive Island of Faial
Transfer to Hotel do Canal
Monday, April 19Faial SightseeingHotel do CanalBreakfast
Tuesday, April 20Island of Pico TourHotel do CanalBreakfast, Lunch
Wednesday, April 21Faial to TerceiraHotel Terceira MarBreakfast
Thursday, April 22TerceiraHotel Terceira MarBreakfast
Friday, April 23TerceiraHotel Terceira MarBreakfast
Saturday, April 24TerceiraHotel Terceira MarBreakfast
Sunday, April 25Terceira to Island of Sao MiguelHotel TalismanBreakfast
Monday, April 26Sao MiguelHotel TalismanBreakfast, Lunch
Tuesday, April 27Sao MiguelHotel TalismanBreakfast
Wednesday, April 28Sao MiguelHotel TalismanBreakfast
Thursday, April 29Sao MiguelHotel TalismanBreakfast, Lunch
Friday, April 30Azores Airlines Return to BostonHome
Included Excursions

Island of Faial

Monday, April 19
Half day sightseeing tour of the island.

Tuesday, April 20
Ferry over to Island of Pico. Full day guided tour of the island, including lunch.

Island of Terceira

Thursday, April 22
Full day tour of the island with unique lava pools. Visit to Biscoitos and visit the wine cellars. This tour includes lunch.

Island of Sao Miguel

Monday, April 26
Full day sightseeing tour of the island. Visiting the seaside town of Vila Franca do Campo, and also the botanical gardens of Terra Nostra Park. In the afternoon we travel to Lagoa das Furnas with included lunch, prepared in the hot springs. After lunch, we’ll visit the Azores Islands oldest volcanic crater, the Miradouro do Ferro.

Tuesday, April 27
Afternoon half day tour of a Pineapple Plantation on the eastern end of the island.

Thursday, April 29
Full day tour of Riberia Grande, and Lagoa that includes a visit to the ceramic factory in Lagoa and the local liquor factory of Eduardo Ferreira.

We’ll visit the island’s second largest city of Riberia Grande, where we’ll have lunch at a traditional restaurant. On our return to Ponta Delgada, via the scenic northern coast, we’ll stop at the hot springs of Velha.

Optional Excursions

Optional Excurions

There will be several optional excursions available as well. Please contact me for the latest list of side tours.

Flights

DEPARTURE

Saturday, April 17
Azores Airlines flight #224
Depart Boston Logan at 9:15pm

Sunday, April 18
Arrive Ponta Delgada Airport, 6:10am
Depart Ponta Delgada Airport, 8:30am
Arrive Horta Airport (Island of Faial), 9:30am

RETURN

Friday, April 30
Azores Airlines flight #281
Depart Ponta Delgada Airport 5:10pm
Arrive Boston, 7:00pm

Insurance

Travel Insurance

Travel insurance is strongly recommended for all international trips.

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