Ponta Delgada is one of the major cities in the country of Portugal in Europe. It is located near the famous capital city of Lisbon, and is close to the cities of Madrid, Valencia, Barcelona, and Granada in the neighboring country of Spain. The city of Ponta Delgada is renowned for its historical sites and its shopping. Although the city is serviced by an efficient system of public transportation, you can use a car for hire in Ponta Delgada to get around in a more convenient manner.
The city of Ponta Delgada houses a large number of historical monuments which are visited by travelers from all around the globe. The medieval castle is one such monument. It was built sometime during the tenth century and is believed to be one of the biggest and most beautiful structures in all of Europe. The castle is open to the public every day between nine in the morning and seven in the evening. Entry charges are one Euro and fifty cents per person. If you rent a car in Ponta Delgada, you can make your way to this famous castle quickly and easily.
The inner part of the city of Ponta Delgada constitutes the main shopping area; this area can be reached via a rental car. Some of the shops you will come across here are Lila’s, Macy’s and Stacy’s. E-Center sells electronic gadgets of all kinds. My Gear is well-known for sports gear while Stacy’s sells the latest fashion garments and accessories. If you are looking to purchase groceries, Shezans is a store that keeps a variety of fresh vegetables on hand.
There are a number of Italian and French gourmet restaurants in Ponta Delgada which offer otherwise expensive food items at the most reasonable prices. Examples include the Pizza Junction and Burger King, where you can enjoy exotic dishes like pasta and lasagna as well as burgers. The dining locations in the city can be reached quickly by using a rental car.
You can hire a car in Ponta Delgada to travel to popular bars in the city. Club Michael and Jack and Jill are two bars most favored among vacationers in the city. The former is a typical bar while the latter is an American style pub.
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