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Ponta Delgada: Historical Walking Tour

Ponta Delgada: Historical Walking Tour

From US$ 39.62 per person

Discover the history of the charming waterfront town, Ponta Delgada, on this 3-hour walking tour.

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Duration 3.5 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Portuguese, Scots Gaelic, Spanish
Wheelchair accessible

Experience

Highlights
  • Discover the history of Ponta Delgada
  • Learn from a knowledgable guide
  • Get to know the town of Ponta Delgada
Full description
Immerse yourself in history on this walking tour of the beautiful Ponta Delgada. You will meet your guide at Portas da Cidade, the 18th-century city gate located right next to the quay.  Your guide will take you back through the history of the town, which started as a fishing village in the 15th century, was later plundered by pirates and corsairs, and saw many naval wars and battles. Discover what drew renowned poets, famous sculptors, and prominent politicians to this small seaside town. Walk along the charming narrow streets, admire the beautiful architecture and learn about the people who lived there.
Includes
  • Guide
  • Entry to attractions listed
  • Insurance (personal accident and liability)
  • Lunch
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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Meeting point

Praça de Gonçalo Velho 9500, 9500-150 Ponta Delgada, Portugal

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What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Water
  • Comfortable clothes
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We start from Carlos Machado museum,which I would recommend to visit any traveller! Than we call in Churches,galleries,make a small walk around the centre. We’ve got super impressions and understanding of the island life.

January 6, 2020

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Product ID: 263907