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Ponta Delgada

4.2
Dolphin & Whale Watching · Landmarks · Safaris

Popular things to do in Ponta Delgada

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Dolphin / Whale Watching
Dolphin & Whale Watching
4.2
Duration: 8 hours
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Scuba / Snorkeling
Scuba & Snorkeling
4.8
Duration: 8 hours
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Landmark
Portas da Cidade
4.3
Duration: 2 hours
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Safari
Futurismo Azores Adventures
4.2
Duration: 4 hours
As the busy capital of São Miguel, Ponta Delgada represents the most visited place on the island. Known for its historical buildings, the city offers 17th- and 18th-century convents and churches, as well as cobbled pedestrian streets and hidden squares. Visitors also come to appreciate the natural beauty seen in the city's rolling hills and seaside walkways. You'll find plenty of recreational things to do around the city, such as cycling, kayaking, scuba diving, and more. Planning Portugal trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

Side trips from Ponta Delgada

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Geologic Formation
Caldeira das Sete Cidades Sao Miguel
4.9
Duration: 2 hours
Water Body
Lagoa do Fogo Sao Miguel
4.9
Duration: 2 hours
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Garden
Parque Terra Nostra Furnas
4.7
Duration: 2h 30 min
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Geologic Formation
Poca Da Dona Beija Furnas
4.7
Duration: 2 hours

Hidden gems in Ponta Delgada

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Fishing Charter / Tour
Fishing Charters & Tours
4.9
Duration: 4 hours
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Shark Diving
Season Challenge Azores Islands Diving Center
4.6
Duration: 4 hours
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Off-Road Tour
Off-Road Tours
4.9
Duration: 4 hours
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Photography Tour
Photography Tours
4.9
Duration: 8 hours

Historic Sites in Ponta Delgada

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Church
Igreja do Santo Cristo
4.7
Duration: 2 hours
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Church
Igreja Matriz de Sao Sebastiao
4.5
Duration: 2 hours
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Church
Igreja de Sao Jose
4.6
Duration: 2 hours
Religious Site
Sinagoga Sahar Hassamain
4.5
Duration: 2 hours

Shopping in Ponta Delgada

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Gift & Specialty Shop
Louvre Michaelense
4.6
Duration: 4 hours
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Gift & Specialty Shop
O Rei Dos Queijos
4.8
Duration: 2 hours
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Gift & Specialty Shop
Arrisca Experience
5.0
Duration: 30 minutes
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Gift & Specialty Shop
O Principe dos Queijos
4.8
Duration: 30 minutes

Wildlife in Ponta Delgada

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Nature / Wildlife Tour
Nature & Wildlife Tours
4.7
Duration: 8 hours
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Wildlife Area
Pinhal da Paz
4.4
Duration: 2 hours
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