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Lagarta Tours

Avenida Infante D.Henrique, Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel 9500, Portugal
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Well you get what you should expect it is a "train" so not comfortable but it is an easy mens of... read more

Reviewed 23 April 2018
holiday-view23-7-11
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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
Convenient and Quaint Tour

With only a couple of hours in which to see the town sights of Porto Delgarda before our cruise... read more

Reviewed 7 April 2018
KiwiRob
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Auckland
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Wanna know Ponta Delgada and don´t know where to start? With several circuits available, come discover the best things that this city has to offer in a fun and different way. Tickets: Adult: 7,5€ Child(up to 12 years) : 3,5€ up to 2 years: FREE
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Avenida Infante D.Henrique, Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel 9500, Portugal
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Reviewed 23 April 2018

Well you get what you should expect it is a "train" so not comfortable but it is an easy mens of getting around the sites without the high cost of taxis. The tour buses are more comfortable but we did not see any so took...More

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Reviewed 7 April 2018

With only a couple of hours in which to see the town sights of Porto Delgarda before our cruise ship departed, we chose to use this unusual miniature train tour. It took a while to find the ticket office - near the fort at the...More

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Veronica S, Gerente at Lagarta Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2018

Dear Rob, Thank you very much for this very great review. We appreciate very much you opinion and we will have in consideration your opinion. Best Regards!

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Reviewed 13 January 2018

This was the biggest rip off my husband and I experienced on a 7-week Mediterranean tour. Adult fare 7-1/2 euros. The "train" was like riding on a series of connected go-carts...extremely rough and bumpy...particularly no good for seniors or anybody with a bad back. While...More

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Veronica S, Gerente at Lagarta Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2018

Dear charlesthebarles, Thank you for taking the time to evaluate our service. In addition, We apologie if our tour didn't achieve your expectations. However, we can also inform that we take into consideration all the inputs coming from our clients. Therefore, at the moment, we...More

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Reviewed 11 October 2017

We recently whilst in ponta del Gada decided to go on the mini train around the town.we learnt that there are three different routes that the train does at different times of the day.you need to choose which one you want to go on and...More

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Veronica S, Gerente de relações públicas at Lagarta Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2017

Dear Kenny, Thanks for such a nice comment and raking. Glad to read that you had a nice experience with our train. Hope to see you again on your next visit. kind regards, Lagarta tours team

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Reviewed 19 September 2017

This is a little train that takes you around the city - you can choose botanical gardens, or the history of the city etc. We chose history and were very disappointed. The voice over recording was largely in Portuguese(for 2-3min) and then the English would...More

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Management response:Responded 27 September 2017

Dear WestboroGourmat, Thanks for your review and for taking the time to write a comment. We are sad to read that you didn't like your experience but the only thing we can say is that the information given is correct. We are working to improve...More

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Reviewed 7 August 2017

I cannot begin to say how bad this was! The only saving grace is the lovely man who drives this clapped out old train around the most bizarre places in town (housing estates). It's sold on the visit to the botanical gardens, which are very...More

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Management response:Responded 10 August 2017

Dear Miss Adventures, Sad to read that you didn't enjoy the ride with our Touristic train. We are looking into your comments to understand some of your pointing outs ( such as the fumes of engine, among others) to ensure we upgrade our service. If...More

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Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

I went on the garden tour ...it was amazing. I paid 7.5 euros. Our train entered into a cave of trees and bushes ....it was so beautiful. There is automated information on english, portuguese and german about the garden. I highly recommend it.More

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Management response:Responded 4 July 2017

Dear Mafalda, Thanks for your nice comment. Glad to hear that you enjoyed the Gardens tour. Next time, come and try the historical or the beach... also nice and if you show your ticket, you'll have 20% off on your next tour. Kind regards, Inês...More

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Reviewed 31 March 2017

Took the historical tour for the cost of 7,50 Euro. Tram went around to various sites for about 45 minutes. Pre recorded message for each site in Portguese and English. Lacked in information and just drove by. There are a few different tours to select...More

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Management response:Responded 16 June 2017

Dear Nauticals, Sorry to hear that you were not that satisfied with your lagarta tour. Everyday, we work hard with the aim of improving our service. we would really appreciate if you could you please send as an email ( info@lagarta.pt) with your suggestions. We...More

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Reviewed 27 March 2017

This tourist train costs E7.50 for a 1 hour tour around the streets of Ponta Delgada. We saw churches, municipal buildings, the market, the pineapple plantation and much, much more. We were lucky and caught the first train of the day about 10am, and there...More

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Management response:Responded 16 June 2017

Dear Linda, Thanks for your nice comment. Just for your knowledge, currenly we are working on a new portugurese/ english sound tour, to ensure it will get easier and more apealing to our guests. Hope to see you soon in another tour. Kidn regards, Inês...More

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Reviewed 26 September 2016

This review is for "Historical Tour". In case you have been already walking around the Town, don't try it, is useless, will be carried along the same streets. Not very informative and the way the carriages are conceived you get neck pain and see really...More

Thank José F
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