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On this six-hour tour you can tailor an itinerary with the help of your local guide/driver. You can choose the different areas you want to visit. The City of Funchal, the Fishing Village of Câmara de Lobos, the west sea cliffs of Cabo Girão, the unique Fajã dos Padres, the hill side village of Monte, the east coast cliffs of Garajau, the Botanical Garden, or even the breathtaking mountain views of Nuns Valley are all possible options for your tour itinerary.
Whatever your choice of itinerary, your guide will be there to help you at every moment.
Spend a day exploring the dramatic sea cliffs, islands and traditional villages of Madeira’s east coast on this full-day small-group tour, with a maximum of 8 people. Enjoy magnificent views of Ribeiro Frio, Pico do Arieiro and Laurissilva forest; discover the crafts-making heritage of Camacha village; and snap photos of the thatched triangular houses in Santana village. After a scenic walk along the levadas (canal ways) and a visit to a trout farm, tuck into a delicious 3-course lunch (included) on the island of Grutas do Faial.
This full-day private island tour stops at seven unique locations for a mix of cultural and natural attractions. Highlights include the UNESCO-listed laurel forest of Laurisilva, an optional swimming excursion in the lava pools of Porto Moniz, and panoramic views from the Encumeada lookout point. Tours also include door-to-door transfers—with hotel pickup—in a comfortable, WIFI-equipped vehicle.
The West Coast of Madeira is full of spectacular lookouts, traditional fishing villages, and natural wonders, but it can be hard to get around without your own transport. Maximize your time on this full-day tour from Funchal and take in highlights including Cabo Girão, Ribeira da Janela, Laurissilva forest, and Câmara de Lobos. Hotel pickup and drop-off is included.
The Valley of the Nuns (Curral da Freiras) might be one of the coolest places you can visit in all of Portugal—and this tour makes it easy to explore the area. Not only is it a village built on the crater of an extinct volcano, but it was once a place where nuns would hide when pirates attacked the city of Funchal. Plus, during this tour, you’ll stop by the fishing village, Câmara de Lobos, and try a traditional Madeira drink.
Discover the eastern landscapes of Madeira with ease on an 8-hour tour from Funchal, ideal for lovers of natural landscapes. Ascend to Pico de Arieiro, Madeira’s third-highest peak, and admire the famous Laurissilva Forest, which dates back to prehistoric times. Plus, you’ll enjoy lunch in the colorful town of Santana, visit Machico, and admire panoramic views from Ponta de São Lourenço. Hotel pickup and drop-off in Funchal are included.
Explore Madeira through the island’s cuisine and musical traditions on this evening dinner and live performance experience. Following a pickup at your Funchal or Caniço hotel, take your seat to sample speciality dishes such as skewered beef and fresh soups—with locally produced wines from across the island. Savor fine food among old friends and new, and enjoy performances of traditional folk music from some of Madeira’s most acclaimed musicians.
Thatched houses are remnants of primitive buildings made of wood and thatch. The use of these materials, namely wood, is due to their abundance and, at the time, they are easy to purchase and inexpensive. The cultivation of cereals, such as wheat and rye, in addition to providing sustenance to the population through the production of flour, allowed the use of straw (thatch) to cover the housing.
We are going to visit some of the houses and discover their history and experience how the Madeiran people used to live before. We will visit a house with more than 240 years, plus we will see different models of houses. We partnered with the Ethnographic Museum of the Typical House of Madeira in the Queimadas park where we will visit the interior. we will also have a look at our ancient forest, the Laurissilva. , the beautiful UNESCO heritage, where we can see old laurel trees, a lake and hear the birds around the natural park.
Get to know the city through the eyes of a passionate local. With no set itinerary, you can customize the tour or leave it up to the local for an insightful introduction to the city. Make travel about the people you meet not just the places you see. With our walking tours, you’ll skip the mundane historical tours and discover the city through a local’s eyes. Experience a tour that will transform the way you travel to make it as much about the people you meet, as it is the places you see. Our local guides (Lokafyers) are passionate about their city and eager to share their knowledge and perspective. Since Lokafyers are not professional guides and tour occasionally, they provide an experience that’s authentic and personal, like a friend showing you around their city. By the end of the tour, you'll feel comfortable navigating the city and confident that you have all the information you need to make the most of your stay.
Get a comprehensive tour of Funchal, combined with personalized attention, on this private excursion. With a dedicated guide behind the wheel, you’ll enjoy private transportation for a stress-free trip that ticks all of the important sights off your list. Stops include Sao Joao do Pico Fortress, Quinta das Cruzes, the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Assumption, Mercado dos Lavradores, and some impressive lookout points for great photo ops.
On the way to the center of the Island, we make our first stop in Pico dos Barcelos, viewpoint overlooking Funchal and the parish of Santo António, the birthplace of famous football player, Cristiano Ronaldo. We then stop by Eira do Serrado with its important views over the Nuns Valley.
The last stop will be at the Nuns Valley where you can have a taste of the local liqueurs and cakes.
Escape the city and discover the mountain landscapes and panoramic views of northern Madeira on an 8-hour tour from Funchal, ideal for lovers of the outdoors. Explore picturesque villages such as Cabanas de São Jorge and Ponta Delgada, both of which overlook the island’s rugged northern coastline, and visit the unique Sao Vicente Caves & Volcanism Centre, created by an eruption more than 890,000 years ago. Hotel pickup and drop-off are included.
Mount tuk tuk tour with our local guide where you will have a unique experience. passing the old roads and stopping at wonderful viewpoints, where you can take unforgettable photos. Coming down in basket carts with over 100 years of history!
With so many stunning outdoor attractions in Madeira, it can be overwhelming as a visitor to pick where to go. Avoid the shortlisting struggles by letting someone else plan the itinerary for you. This tour focuses on the East of the island, and covers highlights such as Pico do Areeiro, Ribeiro Frio, Santana, Penha d'Aguia, Machico, and more.
We will visit the Botanical Garden and enjoy the stunning floral species grown there and then go to Monte trough Cable Car.
The route offers visitors an unforgettable trip through stunning landscapes.
Enjoy the beauty of Funchal Bay and a fantastic view of the forested area around João Gomes River. This ride gives you a breathtaking panorama of the city, where the urban space exists in harmony with the valleys and mountains that are the trademark of the city.
We will also go in the Monte Toboggan Ride exciting experience of sliding at high speed on narrow, winding streets down to Funchal.
After the Cabo Girão viewpoint, situated on the highest promontory in Europe, at an elevation of 580 m, offers a vertiginous view of the fajãs of Rancho and Cabo Girão – small areas of cultivated land at the foot of the cliff – as well as magnificent panoramic views over the ocean and the municipalities of Câmara de Lobos and Funchal.
And we will finish in Camara de Lobos with a picnic.
Spend a leisurely Sunday morning like a Madeira local on a 3-hour tour to the Santo da Serra market and gardens, where you’ll get a taste of the island’s village life at its most vibrant. See farmers, vendors, and producers from around the region, walk garden paths lined with blooming camellias, then visit the village of Santa Cruz for a seaside stroll. This 3-hour Santo da Serra tour includes pickup and drop-off at Funchal hotels.
Start your day with a visit to the volcanic caves in São Vicente and learn more about the formation of this fantastic Island.
Going through unique roads on the North coast, discover the land of the most popular feast of the Island: Ponta Delgada.
Continue the tour along the coast to arrive in São Jorge where you can visit the famous baroque style church.
In the afternoon, take time to visit the wellknown sugarcane factory in Porto da Cruz and enjoy the wonderful views over Machico, in Pico do Facho.
Entrance fee to the caves not included!
Although Madeira is most famous for its natural landscapes, the Portuguese island also harbors a rich history. Receive an introduction to the history of Funchal during a walking tour that offers a more intimate glimpse into the Old Town than you’d get traveling by coach or car. This tour, which proves ideal for first-time visitors, allows you to benefit from the insider knowledge and personalized attention of your guide.
This is an excellent pick for travelers with limited time in Madeira. Go on a whistle-stop half-day tour of the island from Funchal, passing many scenic viewpoints on the way. Take the stress out of driving on winding mountain roads and let someone else take care of the driving instead. Highlights include Pico dos Barcelos viewpoint, Eira do Serrado viewpoint, and Monte.
The Santa Maria de Colombo is a replica of Christopher Columbus's flag ship.
It makes a trip along the souht coast of Madeira Island, usually untill Cabo Girão, where we make a stop for swimming in the summer.
We also try to watch the dolphins and whales during the trip.
This is a trip in time, where you can go back to XV century
East Madeira is known for its stunning A-Framed houses in Camacha. This day tour is perfect for travelers with limited time in Madeira as you’ll see many highlights in one tour. Get access to incredible Pico Arieiro views, see the UNESCO World Heritage site Laurissilva Forest, and Ponta de São Lourenço. Traveling with a guide means you won’t get lost, and you’ll learn about Madeira as you explore its attractions.