Praia da Vitoria Cruises

Port in Praia da Vitoria, Terceira Island, Azores, Portuga
Port in Praia da Vitoria, Terceira Island, Azores, Portuga

Pretty Praia da Vitoria, the former capital of the Azores, is a town steeped in history. Originally heavily fortified, Praia has a fascinating historic quarter, and a stunning natural harbour that’s overlooked by the impressive 16th century Fort of Santa Catarina.

Translated as the Beach of the Victory, Praia da Vitoria is a popular destination thanks to a bustling, modern harbour, vibrant town centre and gorgeous sandy beaches.The pick of which is the uncrowded Praia Grande, which is a safe, dark sand beach with barely any waves.[ReadMoreMob]

Praia’s centre has a pleasant pedestrian zone with many attractive shops and some notable historic buildings that deserve a glance. The most notable monuments include the imposing bell towers of 15th century Igreja Matriz de Santa Cruz and the stunning Town Hall in the main square.

Cruises to Praia da Vitoria

Sete Citades, Azores, Portugal Sete Citades, Azores, Portugal Sete Citades, Azores, Portugal

Exploring the Azores and Portugal • S2124

 Liverpool
Borealis
Mon 18 Oct 2021
15 nights
  • See the remarkable diversity of the magnetic Azores
  • A volcanic wonderland awaits you on the isle of Terceira
  • Explore Portugal's historic capital city
Whale tail in the sea, Iceland Whale tail in sea, Iceland Whale tail in the sea, Iceland

Whales & Volcanoes of Iceland & The Azores • S2210

 Liverpool
Borealis
Tue 19 Apr 2022
17 nights
  • With ORCA, look for species of whale living in Atlantic waters
  • Revel in the drama of awe-inspiring scenery
  • Delve into history and culture, and explore historic cities
Sete Cidades Lagoa Ponta Delgada Azores Sete Cidades Lagoa Ponta Delgada Azores Sete Cidades Lagoa Ponta Delgada Azores

Vistas & Volcanoes of Azores & Madeira • S2217

 Liverpool
Borealis
Mon 27 Jun 2022
14 nights
  • Dramatic volcanic landscapes
  • Whale spotting from Horta
  • Tropical blooms in Madeira
Lake of Sete Cidades from Vista do Rei viewpoint in Sao Miguel, Azores Lake of Sete Cidades from Vista do Rei viewpoint in Sao Miguel, Azores Lake of Sete Cidades from Vista do Rei viewpoint in Sao Miguel, Azores

Scenic Islands of the Azores • S2227

 Liverpool
Borealis
Mon 17 Oct 2022
11 nights
  • Go in search of whales from Horta
  • Visit dramatic volcanic crater lakes in Ponta Delgada
  • Explore the pretty town of Cobh
View of Sete Cidades, Azores, Portuga View of Sete Cidades, Azores, Portuga View of Sete Cidades, Azores, Portuga

Vistas & Volcanoes of Azores & Madeira • T2221

 Dover
Bolette
Thu 01 Sep 2022
13 nights
  • Spot Sperm Whales from Horta
  • See dramatic volcanic landscapes in Ponta Delgada
  • Take a flower safari tour in Madeira with a local enthusiast
Sperm whale fin with Faial, Azores, in the background Sperm whale fin with Faial, Azores, in the background Sperm whale fin with Faial, Azores, in the background

Vistas & Volcanoes of Azores & Madeira • T2227

 Tilbury
Bolette
Wed 26 Oct 2022
14 nights
  • Spot Sperm Whales from Horta
  • See dramatic volcanic landscapes in Ponta Delgada
  • Take a flower safari tour in Madeira with a local enthusiast