Funchal: Private Tour with a Local Guide

Funchal: Private Tour with a Local Guide

From $35.60 per person

Explore Funchal with a passionate guide who will show you all the hidden gems of the city and help you experience the city like a real local.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 2 - 6 hours
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English, French, Portuguese
Pickup included
You can start the tour from the lobby of your hotel or outside your Airbnb accommodation.
Private group


  • Get to know Funchal on a customized private tour with a local guide
  • Make your visit about meeting friendly people, not just visiting places
  • Learn some of the city’s best-kept secrets from your guide
Full description
Explore Funchal with a friendly local who is passionate about the city and eager to share all the information that will help you make the most of your trip. Get to know Funchal through the eyes of a local guide on a 2 to 6-hour private tour. Meet your guide at your accommodation and head out on the tour to get familiar with the neighborhood. Learn about the best places to eat and buy groceries, the easiest ways to get around, and the top things to see and do. By the end of the tour, you'll feel more comfortable navigating the city and confident that you have all the information needed to make the most of your stay.
  • Local guide
  • Customized private walking tour
  • Entrance fees
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips/gratuities
  • Optional activity costs
  • Meals and drinks
Covid-19 precautions
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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    Know before you go

    • Children under 3 years of age can join free of charge
    • If you would like to include a visit to an attraction, you will need to cover the cost of entrance for the guide
    • You can request a specific time for the tour
    • This is a walking tour, so comfortable shoes are recommended
    Customer reviews

    Overall rating

    4 /5

    based on 9 reviews

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    All museums, forts and places of historical interest in Funchal are CLOSED on Sunday mornings between 9-11 am. You have no business charging money to escort anyone through the streets at that time when this can easily be done without a guide, local or professional. We do not fault Renato, the young man you assigned to us. But you should know that he is only 18, is really more interested and well versed about the mountains and nature and not really knowledgeable enough to host people like us I who are interested in history and actually getting inside some of the buildings to view them. In short, this “tour” was a rip off. Never using your “service” again.

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    September 23, 2019

    Would have been better if his English was better.

    Difficult to communication with Victor. It turned out to be no more than a route March through the old town of Funchal. Also mix up at start. We were at the correct meeting place. We arrived early. He was on time but went to our apartment block. Your earlier call had prepared us for Victor not being a Professional guide but his lack of information about the old town may have been due to his difficulty with English.

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    June 29, 2019

    Had a great tour. Well worth doing with a local! Recommend three hours - worked for us! Victor was a wealth of information and a really nice guy. Thanks so much!

    March 31, 2018

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