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In Ponta Delgada we recommend the following car hire offers

from 11 £ per day
Basic package

Good offers for a small budget

Mini
e.g. Fiat 500
7 Days from 13.10 - 20.10.2024
Example vehicle
from 12 £ per day
Economy

Small, agile and economical - that's all it takes!

e.g. CITROEN C3
7 Days from 13.10 - 20.10.2024
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from 15 £ per day
All-round carefree package

This way nothing can go wrong - carefree and all inclusive!

Mini
e.g. Fiat 500
7 Days from 13.10 - 20.10.2024
Example vehicle

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Wunderschönes Ponta Delgada

Beautiful Ponta Delgada

Compare car hire deals in Ponta Delgada and explore Azores in a flexible hired car. Ponta Delgada is the capital of Sao Miguel Island. Over time, the small fishing village developed into a large city that is very popular with tourists. Ponta Delgada attracts with an interesting skyline and a historic old town. You can hire a car either in the city center or at one of the car hire agencies at Ponta Delgada Airport.

What should I look out for with the hired car in the Azores?

If you are travelling with your hired car in Ponta Delgada, you should be aware that there are a lot of one-way streets and very few parking spaces. Perhaps it would be better to leave your hired car and explore Ponta Delgada on foot. For example, take a stroll along the carefully landscaped waterfront promenade or visit the 16th century harbor castle. There are also many museums in the city, such as the Museu Carlos Machado. There you will learn everything about the history and culture of the Azores. A visit to the Conceicao Palace is also worthwhile and will surely impress you.

Also note the following traffic rules in Ponta Delgada:

  • Right-hand traffic applies.
  • Speed limits: 50 km/h in town, 90 km/h out of town, 120 km/h on highways.
  • Blood alcohol limit: 0,5 per mille

Unforgettable summer in Ponta Delgada

In Ponta Delgada, the temperatures do not climb too high even in summer, so you can do and see a lot. If you take a convertible as a hired car, you can look forward to the summer sun on your skin and the wind in your hair. It is best to pick up the hired car directly after your arrival at Ponta Delgada Airport, so that you can start directly into your well-deserved summer holiday. Jet across the Azores with the hired car and look forward to your very own summer dream.

Ponta Delgado: a nice city on the "green island"

Landschaft auf den Azoren

Landscape in the Azores

Strand in Ponta Delgada

Beach in Ponta Delgada

Ponta Delgada is an ideal starting point to explore the "green island" with your hired car. Drive to the northeast of Sao Miguel and discover the original island life. During your drive you will pass through numerous small villages and beautiful viewpoints.
Scattered throughout the island you will find enchanting sandy beaches, some of which are jet black. You can also roar with your hired car to one of the many bathing lakes or visit the spa town of Furnas. There you will find 22 hot springs and volcanically heated streams in which you can bathe.

Explore São Miguel by hired car

Wandern auf den Azoren

Hiking in the Azores

We also recommend a visit with your hired car to Vila Franca. From there you can take a boat to an offshore island and swim in an extinct volcanic crater. You should not miss this unique experience.

On Sao Miguel, however, you can not only swim, but also go on extensive hikes. If you drive with your hired car to the west of the island, you can hike around a giant crater. But there are also numerous other hiking trails scattered all over Sao Miguel. We wish you a good trip with your hired car in Ponta Delgada!

With the hired car to the highlights of Ponta Delgada

If you travel to Ponta Delgada, you should not miss the following sights:

  • Landscape of the North Coast
  • Gruta do Carvão
  • Chapel of Mae de Deus
  • Fort Saint Blaise

Landschaft Ponta Delgada

North Coast Ponta Delgada

Kapelle von Mae de Deus, Azoren

Chapel of Mae de Deus

Discover more places on São Miguel by hired car

In the following table, you will get a few destinations that you can reach by hired car from Ponta Delgada:

Destination Distance from Ponta Delgada by hired car
Mosteiros 31 km
Ribeira Grande 21 km
Vila Franca Do Campo 26 km
Nordeste 58 km

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