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THE CITY


Ponta Delgada is located on the island of São Miguel with a population of 46 102 inhabitants (2011 census). It is the economic and administrative capital of the Azores and the largest city in this region.
It is the seat of the municipality, subdivided into 24 parishes. The municipality is limited to the east by the municipalities of Ribeira Grande and Lagoa and has a coastline on the Atlantic Ocean to the north, south and west.
With more than five centuries of existence, it is a flat, modern and cosmopolitan city.

 


ACCOMMODATIONS IN PONTA DELGADA


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The city of Ponta Delgada has a very wide range of accommodation, offering varied experiences.
The visitor will be able to choose from the traditional hotels to the local accommodation, where the amenities and extras have significant differences. In any case, excellent reception is guaranteed, as confirmed by international evaluations.
Ponta Delgada also offers many natural beauties. Anyone visiting Ponta Delgada makes their accommodation a starting point to discover the county and the island.


CHURCHES IN PONTA DELGADA


Walk through the main streets of Ponta Delgada and discover the main religious monuments of the city and their architecture.

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Flower Festival 2021

The flower carpet, as usual, will be installed in front of the Town Hall building and will be exposed for two weeks. The central image of the rug will be the word ‘Hope’, which refers to the common desire to return to the normality we knew before the covid-19 pandemic. Ribeira Grande Town Hall will keep special attention to the …

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Fogo lagoon highlighted in Europe

According to the portal Sapo Viagens, Lagoa do Fogo was chosen by the European Best Destination as one of the 18 most beautiful landscapes in Europe. According to the portal, “Across Europe there are breathtaking landscapes. From untouched landscapes to charming villages by the lake, passing through colorful forests and quiet islands, in Europe there is a little bit of …

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Can you smell the images?

The image above was taken where the famous Furnas stew is made. Volcanic activity is intense and the whole area has a strong and unique smell. A family walks through a place that is difficult to access. It is on the banks of the Fogo lagoon, where the smell of fresh water mixed with humidity allows you to smell this …

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