Convento de Santa Clara: Our most recommended tours and activities

Funchal: City Tour in a Tukxi

Funchal: City Tour in a Tukxi

With a local guide on the driving seat this tour provides a fantastic introduction to Funchal’s history, culture and landmarks. The tour will take you to the 15th century Old Town, with stops at the fantastic viewpoints of Socorro and Villa Guida. Later, appreciate a mix of landmarks from different centuries in the city center, including the 15th century cathedral, the Mercado dos Lavradores (Farmers Market) and the Municipal Square where the City Hall and the Jesuit Monastery are found. Visit the neighborhood of São Pedro where the island's oldest convent, Santa Clara, the famous Museum of Quinta das Cruzes and the Church of São Pedro can be admired.  To finish your tour, drive by the Municipal Garden and Santa Catarina Park to get a taste of Madeira’s famous gardens. The Tukxi is small and maneuverable enough to take you comfortably around the city’s small back streets. This tour is the perfect introduction to the city of Funchal!

Funchal: Explore the City Sights on a Tuk-Tuk 2 Hours Tour

Funchal: Explore the City Sights on a Tuk-Tuk 2 Hours Tour

See Funchal's top sites on a guided tuk-tuk tour. Cruise through the Old Town and the new Lido district. View sights like Pico´s Fortress, the Fort of São Tiago, and Funchal Cathedral. Be picked up from your accommodation in Funchal and take in the scenery as you drive up to to the hilltop where Pico´s Fortress is perched. Admire this fortress which once protected the city from pirates and French corsairs. Continue to Quinta Vigia, the bright pink mansion where the island's president resides. Ride to Funchal Cathedral to appreciate its sumptuous Manueline Gothic features.  Stop at the Farmer’s Market where you can peruse the fresh local produce. Finish your tour at Barreirinha´s bar in the old town where you can choose to stop for a refreshing drink or a delicious snack.

Funchal Historical Tuk-Tuk Guided Tour

Funchal Historical Tuk-Tuk Guided Tour

Lets go wander through streets filled with colonial architecture, immersing yourself in the echoes of a bygone era. Explore the cradle of Madeira's wine industry, tasting the exquisite flavors that have enchanted for centuries. Interact with the friendly locals at the vibrant markets, witnessing the island's authentic culture firsthand. Trust our certified company for a safe, professional and unforgettable journey through Funchal's historic tapestry. Book your tuk-tuk tour today and embark on a remarkable adventure deep into the captivating history of the city of Funchal. Here is some of the places that you will see -São João do Pico Fortress -Museu Quinta das Cruzes -Sé Cathedral de Nossa Senhora -Mercado dos Lavradores -Fort São Tiago -Old Town -Complexo Balnear da Barreirinha -Viewpoint Rua de Santa Maria -Vila Guida Viewpoint -Central garden -Funchal city hall and much more... -We do pick up and drop off at hotels in the Funchal area, or by mutual agreement. -Pick up of customers inside the Port/Pier of Funchal only with advance notice of 48h and the extra payment of 6€ (Madeira Port Rules and Laws) -A minimum of 2 passengers per tour. -Entrance fees or experiences in public or private spaces that are paid are not included in the price of the tour.

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What people are saying about Convento de Santa Clara

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Tuk tuks are the best way to way to tour around Funchal. Our guide Laura was very friendly and a great driver, showing us all the best spots in town. I highly recommend this trip on your first few days to get a good overview of the area.

Very nice Dutch lady who showed us all the corners of Funchal and explained them to us. We even had a stop to look around! Everything was great

Very good, many thanks to Lydia :-) picked up at the port without any problems, very friendly and highly recommended!!!

Very pleasant ! Our guide answered all our questions about our interest in Madeira

Great guide with lots of information. Highly recommended.