Private guide in Ponta Delgada, guided tours in Ponta Delgada, Portugal
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Information about Ponta Delgada
Ponta Delgada is a small and cozy city located on the island of Sao Miguel, Portugal. It used to be a rich seaport town so there are lots of beautiful mansions and old churches to explore. The climate of Ponta Delgada favours tourists in any season of the year: the temperature varies from +17 C to +23 C.
Constant warmth and sunny weather make this city a good tourist destination for people who are eager to spend some quiet days at the seaside. If you are interested in history you may want to take a look at the church of St. Sebastian, which was built at the beginning of the 16th century. This church is known all over the world due to its unique architecture in manuellino style. Besides that St. Sebastian’s church is famous for its two barocco-styled doorways and wonderful cedar altar.
Carlos Machado museum, situated in the former St. Andrew’s church exhibits the development of fishery and agriculture in the region throughout centuries. It is very convenient to start your one-day tours to thermal springs, crater lakes or the silent volcano from Ponta Delgada. If you are a wildlife lover, you will definitely find what to do in this beautiful city! For example you can try watching whales.
The Azores a multitude of whales – some of them are just migrating, others reside here all year round.