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Graciosa Island (officially Ilha Graciosa) is one of Portugal's Azores Islands (the archipelago's northernmost). The oval-shaped isle has a total area of 61 km2 (23 ml2), with length 10 km (6 ml) and width 7 km (4 ml). Volcanic in origin, the island has a caldera (in its southeastern part) with width of 1,6 km (1 ml) and highest elevation 402 m (1320 ft).
The island's economy is based mainly on agriculture, animal husbandry / farming) (grass-fed beef) and dairy cattle (production of cheese and other products). The island is served by a commercial seaport and the Graciosa Airport (along the north coast). Daily Atlanticline ferries connect it to other Azores Islands. Other features are a large milk factory, fishing port with floating piers (in Praia), recreational areas, large hotel (Graciosa Resort & Business Hotel), hospital, Carapacho's thermal baths.
Graciosa Island cruise terminal
Cruise ships to Graciosa Island (Ilha Graciosa) Azores dock (anchor) at Santa Cruz da Graciosa - port town on the northeastern coast.
Port Graciosa Island cruise ship schedule shows timetable calendars of all arrival and departure dates by month. The port's schedule lists all ships (in links) with cruises going to or leaving from Graciosa Island, Azores. To see the full itineraries (ports of call dates and arrival / departure times) and their lowest rates – just follow the corresponding ship-link.
|25 May, 2020|