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Things to do in Ponta Delgada

Things to do in  Ponta Delgada

Welcome to Ponta Delgada

A one-time fishing village, Ponta Delgada is now a cosmopolitan destination and the largest city in the Portuguese Azores, flanked by natural attractions on the “Ilha Verde” (“Green Island”) of São Miguel. A jumping-off point for exploring the verdant Sete Cidades volcano and lake, as well as whale-watching tours and snorkeling off the shores of Vila Franca do Campo, there are plenty of things to do in and around Ponta Delgada.

Top 2 attractions in Ponta Delgada

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Sete Cidades

Sete Cidades

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Nature lovers will find plenty to marvel at in the Azores, but the otherworldly volcanic landscape of São Miguel Island’s Sete Cidades is one of the archipelago’s most magnificent natural wonders. The massive caldera has two lakes: one blue and one green.More
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Pico do Carvão Viewpoint (Miradouro do Pico do Carvão)

Pico do Carvão Viewpoint (Miradouro do Pico do Carvão)

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The Pico do Carvao viewpoint is a popular lookout spot on Sao Miguel, the largest island of the Portuguese archipelago of the Azores. Travelers will find panoramic views of both the northern and southern coasts of the island, including a string of volcanic cones that run from Ponta Delgada to Ribeira Grande.Standing just over 2,600 feet high (800 meters high), Pico do Carvao also provides splendid views out to the Atlantic Ocean, as well as of several surrounding lakes, including Lake Carvao, Lake Canario and Lake Rasa. The area is quite green and flush with Japanese cedars and tree ferns and is often visited on day trips from Ponta Delgada.More

Top activities in Ponta Delgada

Two Full Day Tour on Sao Miguel Island - Azores
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Furnas Night-Time Experience with Thermal Baths and Dinner
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Private Tour | Explore Sao Miguel - Azores

Private Tour | Explore Sao Miguel - Azores

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Half day tour Sete Cidades

Half day tour Sete Cidades

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Full day tour Nordeste
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Full day tour Nordeste

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King's Levada / Ribeiro Bonito
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King's Levada / Ribeiro Bonito

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