Guide to discover Ponta Delgada

The cobbled streets, the sea breeze and its avant-garde elements make Ponta Delgada a coastal city that you should visit. Use our guide to plan your trip!

Ponta Delgada is the capital of the Azores, a Portuguese archipelago located in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean about 1,300 kilometers west of Portugal’s mainland . We present you our selection of places to visit to discover the charm of Ponta Delgada.

1. Portas da cidade

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This monument marks the entrance to the city and is next to the square of Cinco Outubro.

2. Viewpoint da Rua da Mae de Deus

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In the outskirts of Ponta Delgada you can visit this viewpoint where you’ll have splendid views of the sea. You can visiting the church Mother of God.

3. Tour the historical center

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This area has buildings from the seventeenth century and cobblestone volcanic stone street.

4. Forte de São Brá

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This fort was built to protect the city from pirates and invaders, but today it’s a museum of military history.

5. The seafront

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This is a perfect place to walk at the end of the day and admire the colors of the sunset.

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Ready to discover Ponta Delgada? You can find us at the Ponta Delgada International Airport or you can book through our website.

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