Azores Wine & Food: Ponta Delgada Walking Tour

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Duration

3 Hours

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

10 people

Languages

English

About this tour

Ponta Delgada Walking Tour at a Glance

Discover Ponta Delgada’s culinary and historic gems on this guided walking tour with an experienced local guide! From tasting traditional Azorean wines to exploring some of the oldest landmarks in Ponta Delgada, this is sure to be an unforgettable experience.

Highlights:

  • Meet your expert local guide at the City Gates.
  • Explore some of the best eateries and bars in Ponta Delgada.
  • Enjoy a fun, relaxed and delicious introduction to locally produced wines and tapas.
  • Listen to compelling stories and get many recommendations of where to eat and drink in the city.
  • Taste the most traditional of all Azorean wines.

Ponta Delgada Walking tour In Details

Discover the wonders of Ponta Delgada on a guided walking tour with an experienced local guide! With its beautiful cobbled streets and alleys, this charming city is full of amazing places to explore and delightful culinary delights to taste. From learning all about Azorean wines to seeing some of the oldest landmarks in Ponta Delgada, this is sure to be an unforgettable experience.

You will start your journey at the City Gates – a symbol of entry into one of Europe’s oldest cities. Here you will meet your knowledgeable local guide who will take you on a memorable journey through Ponta Delgada’s eateries and bars. You’ll be introduced to authentic Azorean cuisine with small plates paired with wines from both mainland Portugal and Sao Miguel Island herself. As you sample “cheiro” wine, one of the most traditional types made in this region, as well as white wine that pairs perfectly with seafood due to its minerality mixed with Atlantic aromas, you can expect nothing less than an unforgettable experience!

What makes this Ponta Delgada Walking tour unique?  

Ponta Delgada Walking Tour offers a unique experience of the best sites and tastes of Azores. Take a leisurely stroll with friends and taste some of Ponta Delgada’s locally produced wines and tapas in its gorgeous cafes.

In addition, learn from knowledgeable guides about Ponta Delgada’s compelling stories, and get incredible recommendations for places to dine and various activities to do in the city. Ponta Delgada Walking Tours is sure to provide an unforgettable experience for all those who take part!

Things to know

  • Tour includes 6 tastings (wines, other drinks and food pairings)
  • Optional beer and non-alcoholic beverages available
  • Super-small group (12 people max)
  • Relaxed and personalized experience, tailored to the group

Meeting point

Portas da Cidade, Praça de Gonçalo Velho 9500, 9500-150 Ponta Delgada, Portugal

Meet your guide near the City Gates Monument. Please search for the Hungry Whales badge.

Cancelation Policy

Up to 15 days before the tour start, 15% is not refundable.

From 14 days to 48h before the tour start, 50% is not refundable.

Within 48h before the tour or same-day cancellations, 100% not refundable.

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Included/Excluded

  • 6 Azorean Tapas Pairings: local dishes of seafood, meat, cheese and charcuterie, delicious pastries
  • 6 Tastings: 100% Azorean wines (red, white, "bastard", fortified), liqueurs and a surprise beverage. Mineral water.
  • Bottled water
  • Pick-up and drop-off at hotels.

Itinerary

Praça de Gonçalo Velho 9500, 9500-150 Ponta Delgada, Portugal Meet your guide near the City Gates Monument. Please search for the Hungry Whales badge. Your local guide will welcome you to the tour with a brief introduction.

Get a taste of "cheiro" wine, the most traditional of all Azorean wines. Then, become an aspiring alchemist by mixing it with a secret 150-year-old refreshing ingredient!

Discover the original jail from the 1600s, and the oldest tavern in town. Taste Azorean white wine paired with seafood, unraveling a unique blend of minerality and Atlantic aromas.

Indulge yourself in volcanic flavours, with a pairing of Azorean red wine and artisanal cheese, while listening to the stories behind UNESCO-awarded Azorean vines.

Taste the Azorean version of Sherry/Port wine (a fortified wine once very common in rural areas, now almost extinct) and artisanal liqueurs.

End your tour with a refreshing dessert wine, paired with a traditional home-made pastry.

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