Ponta Delgada: City Tour & Botanical Gardens

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Ponta Delgada: City Tour & Botanical Gardens

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Starting from $59 USD / Adult
Follow your guide through the streets of Ponta Delgada to discover its most historic and beautiful attractions. Begin with a visit to the Church of Sao Sebastiao to soak up its glorious 16th-century architecture. Continue on foot through the city’s main shopping district on a leisurely walk leading to the Convent and Chapel of Nossa Senhora da Esperança. Enter the ornately decorated chapel and learn about its connection to the sacred jeweled statue, Holy Christ of Miracles, housed in the Church of Saint Joseph nearby. Then continue to Jose do Canto Botanical Garden where nature’s wonders await. Wander about this exotic landscape of shade trees, small forests, verdant gardens and sweeping lawns. As if this weren’t enough, explore the equally lovely Antonio Borges Botanical Garden, renowned for its rare collection of European and tropical trees. Experience the most beautiful sites in the city on this Ponta Delgada adventure.
  • Visit the Church of Sao Sebastiao, the Mother Church of the city, built between 1531 and 1547.
  • Stroll through the most popular shopping district of Ponte Delgada and perhaps pick up a memento or two.
  • Visit two breathtaking botanical gardens and wander through exotic landscapes of flora and fauna.
What to BringShow
  • KeyCard and photo identification
  • Camera
  • Cash/credit cards
  • Sun protection
What to WearShow
  • Walking shoes
  • Hat and sunglasses
Important NotesShow
  • Should Church of Saint Joseph be closed, the Convent of Esperança will be visited instead.
  • Due to weather changes, fog could impact the visibility of the sites and/or surroundings.
Location Ponta Delgada, AzoresPonta Delgada, Azores
Tour Code PG23PG23
Duration3.50 Hours3.50 Hours
Activity Level#Strenuous#Strenuous
RestrictionsMinimum age: 12 years
Minimum age: 12 years
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