Câmara de Lobos
Ponta do Sol

West Tour

€25 per person Full Day

Monday, Wednesday, Saturday
9:00 a.m. to 17:00p.m
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On this West Tour our first stop will be Câmara de Lobos, the picturesque village best known for its pretty bay with the traditonal fishing boats portrayed by Winston Churchill, in many of his watercolour paintngs.
Next stop will takes us to Europe´s highest sea cliff and its glass platform 580m above sea level at Cabo Girão.
Heading west it is time to visit the emblematic village of Ribeira Brava where you can seethe 15th century Flemish art panels that decorate the church.
On our way to Paul da Serra plateau 1500m above sea level, you will have the chance to visit Ponta do Sol famous its banana and sugar cane plantations.
We will stop for lunch at Porto Moniz, here you can also enjoy the natural volcanic swimming pools.
In Seixal it is essential to stop for a while to contemplate the Veu da Noiva viewpoint and the waterfall that drops to the sea straight from the cliff top.
On our way back to Funchal we will visit São Vicente and one of the most beautiful places in Madeira, Encumeada and Serra de Água valley where you can taste the traditional Poncha made with sugar cane rum, lemon juice and honey.
Pico Areiro
Ponta de São Lourenço

East Tour

€25 per person Full Day

Sunday, Tuesday, Friday
9:00 a.m. to 17:00p.m
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Departing from Funchal we will be heading to Camacha, the place where football was played for the first time in Portugal in 1875 and where “bailinho” the traditional folk dance was first born. In Camacha you can visit the wicker factory and see the typical wicker things crafts.
Pico Areiro is next on our itinerary. At 1818m high with its stunning views of the highest mountain peaks and a glimpse of Funchal bay in the far distance.
Next we will make our way to Ribeiro Frio and the UNESCO Laurissilva national forest. Here you will have the opportunity for a stroll into the heart of the forest at Balcoes or a visit to the trout nursery.
We will stop for lunch at Santana with its traditional thatched cottages, once the homes of our great grandparents. Driving east we will find Portela, a fantastic viewpoint featuring an amazing sight over the north coast of the island as well as Porto da Cruz and the famous Penha d´Águia cliff facing the north shore.
Next stop will be in Ponta de São Lourenço, here the landscape changes dramatically mostly because of the nearly constant northern winds blowing the chances of any trees or shrubs grow, here on the most eastern part of Madeira you will be fascinated by most beautiful bay of all ... Baía d´Ábra.
Our final stop, before returning to Funchal will be in Machico where the first settlers first came ashore on 1419, a day that it is remembered every year in June with a medieval Fayre. Here you can relax by taking a gentle walk across the promenade or on the beautiful golden sand beach.
Eira do Serrado
Pico dos Barcelos

Nun's Valley

€18 per person Half Day

Thursday 14:00 to 17:30

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This tour will take us to the core of the island to visit Curral das Freiras a small village nestled among the highest mountains, on our way to Curral das Freiras you will be presented to the most amazing 360º view over Funchal from Pico dos Barcelos which stands 355m from sea level.

Going on up the mountain the next stop will be the Eira do Serrado viewpoint. From here you can admire a view of our next stop, a little village that stands alone in the middle of the mountains. You will have an opportunity to sample some local traditional foods and drinks - cherry liquors, cakes and chestnuts.

On our way back to Funchal there will be time for us to visit one of Prime Minister Winston Churchill’s favourite haunts, the fishing village of Camara de Lobos.
Santo da Serra
Miradouro da Ponta do Garajau

Santo da Serra

€18 per person Half Day

Sunday 9:00 to 12:30
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This Sunday trip will take you to Santo da Serra one of the most authentic local markets on the island situated high on the mountains and where the local farmers gather to sell their own produce this means that this a great chance to taste the traditional local flavours.

There is also a gypsy style market where you purchase goods at a very good price.

On our way back to Funchal we will make a stop at Miradouro da Ponta do Garajau to visit the 14m high statue of Cristo Rei that overlooks the southern coast from the top of the ravine.
Sao Vicente
Grutas de São Vicente

São Vicente

€26 per person Half Day

Entrance fee included
Thursday 9:00 to 12:30
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This tour will take to the core of the island on a visit back in time at about 189 thousand years ago when a volcanic explosion created the island.

In the visitors centre you can watch a 3D video presentation about the birth of Madeira and then take the tour of the tunnels and caves that were formed from volcanic lava.

After your visit to the caves, there will be time to wander through the beautiful gardens surrounding the centre. We will also call at the quaint village of Sao Vicente.

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