The Azores are made up of nine islands that belong to Portugal and are located in the North Atlantic Ocean, about 800 miles off its coast. The most important city is Ponta Delgada, located on the island of São Miguel. Make sure you try the pineapple, called the 'King of Fruits' and 'Fruit of Kings'. It's simply delicious.Find Cruises Sailing to This Port
Ponta Delgada and the rest of the Azores are idyllic islands that make the most of their locale. Take the time to explore the beautiful culture and history of the islands and their proud inhabitants.
The Azores are renowned for their fresh fish and seafood. You'll find it almost everywhere, prepared simply and deliciously.
The euro (EUR) is the official currency of Portugal. Many shops and restaurants also accept major credit cards, which usually offer you a good exchange rate. When shopping, remember that Value Added Tax is added to most purchases.
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