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My first post! As part of our cruise this summer we are visiting The Azores. Trying to decide whether to take an excursion or not. We are a family of five but our 'children' will all be over the age of 16, so excursions can become very expensive and don't want to make a mistake. Does anyone know in which ports we are most likely to be able to occupy ourselves, Ponta Delgada or Horta, or are both really very quiet? Any advice would be much appreciated.
We met cruise friends for lunch yesterday who were showing us their photos from a April Caribbean cruise on Arcadia. They stopped at the Azores and had a lovely time walking around the town and didn't do a trip.
Since 2006: Ships sailed on: P&O Arcadia (x3), Aurora (x3),
Azura (x2), Ventura(x2), Oceana (2), Oriana(2), Celebrity Equinox, Ship visits: P&O Artemis, RCI Independence of the Seas, HAL Prinsendam, Cunard Queen Mary 2
Thank you all for commenting on my post. I have now booked a recommended company on the islands and we will take a tour by taxi. Toda, sorry I haven't responded to your post sooner, I hardly ever come on here, we are leaving on the Oriana next Sunday. Cannot wait to get all the family away.