Guided tour

São Miguel: Sacred Spaces in Ponta Delgada Guided City Tour

Activity provider: Azores For All

São Miguel: Sacred Spaces in Ponta Delgada Guided City Tour

Activity provider: Azores For All

From US$ 32.21 per person

Get to know the religious spaces of Ponta Delgada on a tour with a local guide. See Saint Sebastian Church, the Church of the Jesuit College, and other sacred places.

About this activity

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Duration 3.5 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Portuguese, Spanish
Pickup included
Please wait in the hotel lobby 10 minutes before your scheduled pickup time.
Wheelchair accessible
Small group
Limited to 8 participants

Experience

Highlights
  • Immerse yourself in the religious history of the churches of Ponta Delgada
  • Learn and travel alongside a local guide while discovering sacred places
  • Marvel at the sacred art of the Sanctuary of Senhor Santo Cristo dos Milagres
  • Explore the altar of the Todos-os-Santos Church (Church of the Jesuit College)
  • Enjoy the surroundings of Saint Sebastian Church while learning about the site
Full description

Visit the Church of São José, the Convent of Nossa Senhora da Esperança, Saint Sebastian Church, and the Church of the Jesuit College, all on this guided trip in Ponta Delgada. Learn about the cultural and religious significance of the sacred sites you visit. 

After pickup, start at São José Church, located in Campo de São Francisco, right in the historic center of the city of Ponta Delgada. Under the invocation of Nossa Senhora da Conceição, the church dates back to the 16th century. 

Next, stop at the Convent of Nossa Senhora da Esperança, where you´ll find the Sanctuary of Senhor Santo Cristo dos Milagres that’s of the highest devotion to the Azorean people and one of the most important treasures of sacred art in the country. 

After a small walk, arrive at Saint Sebastian Church. Its construction dates back to a chapel under the invocation of São Sebastião, built after a great plague that devastated it. Make a final stop at Todos-os-Santos Church, the primitive Church of the Jesuit College.

Includes
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Driver-guide
  • Personal accident and liability insurance
  • Lunch
  • Tips
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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  • This tour will take place rain or shine

Product ID: 399169