Guided tour

Ponta Delgada: Walking Tour with Botanical Garden

Ponta Delgada: Walking Tour with Botanical Garden

Activity provider: Pure Azores Tours
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From US$ 36.62 per person

Join a small-group walking tour of Ponta Delgada and learn the best that this city has to offer. You will tour its most iconic monuments, a beautiful botanical garden and little-know works of art.

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Duration 3 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Portuguese

Experience

Highlights
  • Learn about 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 a beautiful botanical garden and palace
Full description
Meet with your tour guide at 2:00pm at the tourist office in Ponta Delgada in the city center. You will be briefed with great information about the history of Ponta Delgada, to provide you with some context to what you will be about to see. The iconic monument of Portas da Cidade will be how you begin learning about the many facets of Ponta Delgada over the centuries. The Mother Church of Sao Sebastiao is next, which is one of the oldest and most important buildings in town. You will then ease along the picturesque cobblestone streets of the city center, while the tour guide provides great information along the way. Uncover some of the best works of art that are present in Ponta Delgada, some of which are easily missed by tourists. You will then advance to visit the exquisitely designed botanical garden of Santana, home of many peculiar tree species. You can enter a normally inaccessible area of Igreja do Santo Cristo, and get up-close with the statue that began the largest religious procession in all of Portugal.
Includes
  • All entrance fees to paid attractions

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    5 /5

    based on 6 reviews

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    Our guide Joao was extremely knowledgeable and friendly. More importantly he had a passion for Ponta Delgada that he was able to impart to us.

    May 5, 2022

    Vale super a pena fazer este passeio pela cidade de Ponta Delgada :) o João é super informativo e animado deixando nos sempre super à vontade. Aprendemos imenso sobre a cidade, descobrimos pinturas secretas, mais factos históricos e passeámos por um dos jardins mais bonitos de sempre! Top!

    April 22, 2022

    Exceptional. Fernando, the guide, is really knowledgeable about São Miguel . Recommend to everybody. Very enjoyable 3 hours.

    December 8, 2019

    Product ID: 191216