Posted on 26/07/2019
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From Funchal: Madeira Island Full-day Tour

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Explore the fantastic wild beauty of the west of Madeira island on a full-day tour from Funchal. Admire traditional fishing villages, spectacular views in Cabo Girão, and enjoy your visit to the volcanic pools of Porto Moniz.

DURATION: 8 hours
DEPARTURE: 9.00 am
LANGUAGES: English, French, German, Spanish
OPENING SEASON: All year round
WHO CAN COME: The tour is suitable for anyone

Highlights

◾ Explore the fantastic rugged landscapes of the west and north Madeira
◾ Visit the impressive natural reserve at Paul da Serra
◾ Stop at Cabo Girão, the highest sea cliff in Europe
◾ Enjoy spectacular views at Encumenda of both the south and the north coast
◾ Admire the amazing volcanic swimming pools at the beautiful village of Porto Moniz

What is included

✔ Pick-up from hotels in Funchal
✔ All taxes and fuel surcharges
✖ Lunch and drinks

Description - What to expect

Following your pickup from your hotel in Funchal, pass through the traditional fishing village of Câmara de Lobos and then continue to Cabo Girão, the second-highest sea cliff in the world and the highest sea cliff in Europe.

Next, head to Ribeira Brava and drive north, through the deep and narrow valleys of Serra D'Água. Upon arrival at Encumeada, at the top of the valley, you will have the chance to enjoy a spectacular view of both the south and the north coast.

From sea-level in Funchal, cross the mountain pass (from where both sides of the island are visible) and travel down to the rugged beauty of the north coast, where Atlantic rollers describe a line of white surf below heroic cliffs.

Next, travel to Madeira's north coast to visit São Vicente, one of the most predominant villages of Madeira. Continue to the beautiful village of Porto Moniz, where you will have approximately 1 hour for lunch as well as time to admire the fantastic volcanic swimming pools. After lunch, traverse Madeira's highest plateau with all its spectacular panoramas moving to your final destination, Paul da Serra, to see one of the biggest natural reserves in the world before you finally make your way back to Funchal.

Where we will meet

For pickups outside Funchal, extra fees may apply depending on the exact location

Cutoff time before activity

  • 2 days

Important Info

For pickups outside Funchal, extra fees may apply depending on the exact location

Country

  • Portugal