Ponta Delgada

Azores

Cruises To Ponta Delgada

As the heart of tourism of the Azores, Ponta Delgada offers much to see and do along with a mild climate and lush vegetation. Impressive churches and majestic white houses stand as a constant reminder of the city's illustrious past. Explore more of Ponta Delgada on a European cruise!

What you NEED TO KNOW

  • Port Name & Location
    Passenger Terminal Portas do Mar
    Ship will DOCK at this port.
  • Time Zone
    AZOT (Azores Time)
    UTC/GMT -1 hours
  • Language
    The local language is Portuguese. Say "where is the bathroom?" in Portuguese: "com licena, onde fica o banheiro?"
  • Currency & Shopping
    European Currency (EUR)
    Gold jewellery, native crafts and souvenirs.
    • Best Way to Get Around
      Organised Shore Excursion for Hot Springs, Botanical Gardens, Village Of Sete Cidades, Wine Tasting and more! Taxis and buses are available.
    • Famous For
      The Azores form an archipelago of nine beautiful mountainous islands, located well out in the Atlantic Ocean, significantly closer to Europe than North America.
    • Fun Fact #1
      Whilst in Ponta Delgada, make sure you try the pineapple, called the "King of Fruits" and "Fruit of Kings."
    • Fun Fact #2
      One of the most interesting natural phenomena in the Azores, the hot springs, composed of 23 mineral springs spewing hot water in a sulfur-laden atmosphere. It is a must see!

Ponta Delgada TOP EXCURSIONS

A Variety of Choices

We know the destinations you'll be visiting and what there is to see, do and experience. We offer you a variety of excursions to choose from, in every port you'll visit.

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Hot Springs & Botanical Gardens

Travel to Terra Nostra Garden, a luxuriant garden where the color of the flowers mixes with the exuberant vegetation. Ne...

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Village Of Sete Cidades & Wine Tasting

Sete Cidades, the seven cities region, is dominated by an impressive five mile diameter caldera. Within the crater lie t...

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Fire Lake & Ribeira Grande

Drive though Ponta Delgada heading northeast along the pleasant roads bordering agricultural areas stretching across the...

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Sete Cidades Crater Lake

Travel to Faja de Baixo to visit the pineapple greenhouses and learn how the world's most famous pineapple is produced. ...

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