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Ponta Delgada

City Tour

Ponta Delgada City Tour

25.00

Ponta Delgada, is the largest and most important city of São Miguel and the Azores, with more than five centuries of existence, is a flat, modern and cosmopolitan city, is the largest municipality with the largest number of inhabitants and has the greatest diversity of equipment throughout the Autonomous Region of the Azores.

   Along our tour through the historic center of Ponta Delgada, you will be guided by a local and experienced guide, who will give you all the knowledge of the city, in which it is rich in history, culture and historic buildings, on this tour, we will visit churches, museums , gardens and the famous traditional market “O Mercado da Graça”, likewise we will have panoramic views and taste some of the typical cheeses of our Region.

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Description

   This walking tour 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, we will visit, however, some historical places such as the Main Church, the City Tower, the Synagogue and Santo Cristo Sanctuary, we will walk along the main streets of the city and the local commerce, which will take us to the botanical garden in Ponta Delgada, Jardim Antonio Borges.  

 

   We will 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.

   

   We will 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, we will go to the traditional market, the Market of Grace, 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.

Additional information

Caracteristics:

– Circular
– Easy of Difficulty
– Distance of 4 Kms
– About 3 Hours.

Availability:

Daily from 9:30 am

Highlights:

– Local Guide
– Panoramic view over the city of P. Delgada
– Guided tour of the Synagogue
– Botanic Garden António Borges
– Traditional Market ''Mercado da Graça''
– Varias Espécies de Fauna
– Vila das Sete Cidades

Include:

– Experienced Guide
– Water
– Insurance
– Try different cheeses produced in the Azores

Not included:

– Lunch
– Souvenirs

Additional info:

– Minimum of 2 people, at the time of your reservation
– Maximum of 24 hours from the beginning of the activity, to make your reservation
– We advise you to bring comfortable walking shoes

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