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 Cidades Volcano, Azores, Portugal Sete Cidades Volcano, Azores, Portugal Sete cidades Volcano, Azores Portugal

Scenic Landscapes of the Azores • T2120

 Dover
Bolette
Sat 31 Jul 2021
14 nights
  • Visit three remote islands in the Azores
  • Explore verdant volcanic lands & vibrant crater lakes
  • Visits captivating Spanish and Portuguese cities
Sete Citades, Azores, Portugal Sete Citades, Azores, Portugal Sete Cidades Volcano in Ponta Delgada

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, Waterfalls & Volcanic Islands • 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