Ponta Delgada City Walking Tour

3.5 hours

Start at 14:00

Max 16 people

€ 30 per adult, € 15 per child

What's included

Entrance fees to all paid attractions

Highlights

Get a great intro to Ponta Delgada’s history and culture

Walk along picturesque cobblestone streets

Learn about the city’s main monuments

Discover some of the finest works of art in the Azores

Visit an enchanting botanical garden and palace

Description

Meet with the tour guide at 2pm at the tourist office in Ponta Delgada in the city center. 

There you'll be briefed with great information about the history of Ponta Delgada, to provide some context to what you’ll see next.

The iconic monument of Portas da Cidade will be right ahead and a great way to start learning about the many faces of Ponta Delgada over the centuries. The Mother Church of Saint Sebastian is next, one of the oldest and most important buildings in town.

Ease along the picturesque cobblestone streets of the city center, while the tour guide provides great information all the time.

Learn about some of the best works of art that are present in Ponta Delgada, some of which are easily missed by many tourists.

Visit the exquisitely designed botanical garden of Jardins de Sant"Ana, home of many peculiar tree species.

Enter a usually inaccessible area of the Church of Santo Cristo and get up and close with the statue that originated the largest religious procession in all of Portugal.

Meeting point

Tourist office at Ponta Delgada city center Address: Av. Infante Dom Henrique, 9500-769 Ponta Delgada GPS Coordinates: 37.738882, -25.668315.

What to bring

Wear comfortable walking shoes

Important notes

Total tour length is about 4 km (2.5 miles)

Why book with us

Small groups

We believe sustainable tourism is what is right for the Azores, not mass tourism, therefore all our tours are run in small groups, in a peacefull and relaxed way

Support the locals

We are based in the Azores and work with small local businesses, therefore your money is helping the local economy instead of international coorporations

Only the best

We offer you only the best and most unique experiences the Azores has to offer, provided by the best suppliers. We believe 100% in all our services.