Doris was very knowledgable of Madeira valley. We visited the local fishing village and saw some fishermen catching tiny crabs on low tides. She told us about silver banana but we couldn't find any in the market. The she offered us banana passion fruit, that was unique, it looked like banana but it's really passion fruit. We have a very enjoyable tour with Doris.
Took the valley of the Nuns Tour on Dec 31, afternoon before the big NY Eve fireworks. was able to arrange a pick-up that connected with a mourning tour from a different company. Pleasantly surprised that the group was only 8 people in a van so easy to see. Guide/drive was pleasant and informative. Valley of the Nuns spectacular. great value for money. And at the end we got a drop-off at the harbor.
My boyfriend and I went on this excursion in early January and it was fantastic. The guide was really knowledgeable and entertaining, pick-up was straightforward, and we saw a whole range of different places across southern part of the island throughout the afternoon. As we'd come on a cruise just for the day, it was an especially good way to see a lot of things before we had to leave in the evening. The only qualm I have is that I felt we hadn't really paid enough for such a good day out..!
Our voucher said hotel pick up but that was a joke. The driver/guide was rude but did provide commentary during the drive. At every stop, he gave us 15-20 minutes to do our own thing. There were no planned experiences at each stop.
Picked up on time and had a great value for money afternoon on this tour. Wonderful views with plenty twists and turns on the road with the mini bus driven by a very experienced and helpful driver. Highly recommended.
A faire pour découvrir la vallée des Nonnes. Ici, c'est la découverte des paysages qui frappe et qu'on peut admirer. Le guide était très sympathique et répondait volontiers à l'ensemble des questions.
La situation du village est particulière mais en toute objectivité, le village situé dans la vallée des nonnes n'a absolument rien de particulier. Donc plutôt à faire en début de séjour quand vous découvrez l'île.
Excellent tour guide Bruno made this trip very enjoyable, he kept us informed and entertained the whole time. I lost my sunglasses and fortunately Bruno found them on the coach a bit later and returned them to my hotel, many thanks Bruno, hope we get you on our next tour.
I booked in English guided trip but there was only 2 of us speaking English -the others in the van were German. Despite of speaking first in Eng and then in Ger all went fine -could ask anytime we wanted anything we wanted. There were 2 yrs old in a seat with us and it went well as far as I know. Guide was very polite and knew much. I highly recommend this for half day tour!