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Ponta Delgada, Azores, Portugal

The Azores are breathtaking, and Ponta Delgada is the capital of breathtaking. These are facts. Experience the natural wonders of a remote Atlantic Ocean outpost on a Carnival cruise to Azores. São Miguel Island is your port for Azores cruises, where you can walk the rim of an extinct volcano crater, dine on cuisine cooked in volcanic water, and marvel at buildings decked in volcanic rock. The natural spectacle continues in the waters surrounding Azores, Portugal, home to breaching whales, jumping dolphins, swimming sea turtles.

  • See where it all started — Ribeira Grande is the island’s original town, and located atop a volcanic plateau.
  • Get a feel for the Furnas Valley, steamy home to hot springs, mud pools and geysers.
  • Tour a pineapple plantation and see how this island’s famous fruit is grown.