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4 hours (Approx.)
Mobile ticket
Offered in: English and 3 more

Overview

See a different side to Madeira on a 4-hour tour of the island's northwestern coast from Funchal. Following a whistle-stop tour of Funchal’s historic center, you’ll proceed to the Sao Vicente Caves & Volcanism Centre to explore a subterranean cave network formed almost 900,000 years ago. Explore the parochial town of Sao Vicente, stop at a viewpoint to view the gorgeous Veu da Noiva (Bridal Veil) waterfall in Seixal, and learn about the island's history and culture from your guide.
  • 4-hour tour of Madeira's northwestern coast from Funchal
  • See a different side of the island and travel between natural attractions with ease
  • Visit the 900,000-year-old Sao Vicente Caves & Volcanism Center
  • Tour the quaint historic center of Sao Vicente town
  • Admire views of the Veu da Noiva (Bridal Veil) waterfall from a lookout point in Seixal

Your half-day tour begins on Funchal’s Avenida do Mar at 9:30am. After presenting your paper voucher to your driver, you’ll make the short journey to the Sao Vicente Caves & Volcanism Centre, a network of caves created by a volcanic eruption 900,000 years ago.

Weave your way through well-lit paths, past stalactites and stalagmites and transparent pools, before learning more about geothermic activity in the Volcanism Centre. Then, take a short sightseeing tour of Sao Vicente Center, home to a whitewashed Baroque church, and then absorb stunning views of the Veu da Noiva (Bridal Veil) waterfall in Seixal.

Conclude your tour with drop-off at your original Funchal departure point.

Itinerary

- Funchal, Avenida do Mar
- São Vicente Caves and Volcanism Center (1h10m)
- São Vicente, Center (20m)
- Seixal - Bridal Veil (15m)

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J
, Jan 2018

Scenery going from the south to north side of island was beautiful. Visiting the cave was interesting as most different from others we had seen.


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