City tour Ponta Delgada begins in the Main Square of the historic center of Ponta Delgada, next to the City’s Gate, Ex-libris monument of the city, from where we depart to São Francisco Square and visit some historical places such as the Main Church, the City Tower, the Synagogue and Santo Cristo Sanctuary. Walk along the main streets of the city and the local commerce, which will take you to the botanical garden in Ponta Delgada, Jardim António Borges.
Cross the narrow cobbled streets and several mansions around the city that demonstrate the economic power of other times, thanks to the fertility of the soils and the commercial furor in the 18th and 19th centuries.
Walk to the top of the Church Mãe de Deus, this place, which gives us a panoramic and magnificent view of the city of Ponta Delgada where it is possible to see the marina, the historic center, the Cruise and commercial port.
In the end, go to the traditional Farmers Market, the Mercado da Graça, with the opportunity to breathe and see the daily life of this market, with emphasis, for the fish and meat market, as well, give you to taste some local fruits and some types of cheese manufactured in our Archipelago.
IMPORTANT TO KNOW
– Local and experienced guide
– Insurance related to the activity
– Pick-up in hotels
What to bring with you
– Confortable clothes and footwear