Private tour

Funchal: Sightseeing Tour by Sidecar

Activity provider: Madeira Sidecar Tours
Private tour

Funchal: Sightseeing Tour by Sidecar

Activity provider: Madeira Sidecar Tours

From US$ 91.60 per group up to 2

Discover this 600 year’s old Town, while riding on a sidecar through the Historical Centre and Old town’s narrow winding roads. The driver will leave you with different information about Funchal´s history, way of living, typical products, local food/drink

About this activity

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Duration 2 hours
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Skip the ticket line
Live tour guide
Spanish, English, French, German
Pickup included
10 to 15 min before departure the sidecar will be outside the client's hotel. If the clients stays outside Funchal area, the meeting point shall be at the parking "Almirante Reis" on the Old Town next to the Cable Car. Other Pick-up areas, only under request.
Wheelchair accessible
Private group


  • See Funchal's historical centre and Old Town areas
  • Ride on a stylish sidecar
  • Admire stunning ocean views
Full description
Discover this 600-year-old city, while riding on a sidecar through Old town’s narrow winding roads and it's historical centre. Your driver will provide you with information about Funchal´s history, the inhabitant's ways of life, typical products, and monuments, including the defensive fortresses built to protect the city from the pirate’s attacks. Different monuments and notable sites will be pointed out, such as Museu das Cruzes (Gonçalves Zarco's first house), the convent of Santa Clara, the main Cathedral, the Jesuits Church, the Municipal Square and Garden, and the City Hall building, which was an old Palace that belonged to Conde de Carvalhal. You'll get the opportunity to take plenty of photos while seeing Funchal. Admire Old Town’s painted doors and walls and the old mountain carved road. As the tour continues, you'll be presented by a breath-taking view on the eastern side of the city where Funchal’s ocean-facing bay presents stunning views.
  • Guide/driver
  • Insurance
  • Helmets
  • disposable rain poncho if necessary
  • Food and drinks
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • People over 331 lbs (150 kg)

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Windbreaker

Not allowed

  • Luggage or large bags
  • Unaccompanied minors

Know before you go

  • Participants must be a minimum of 5 years old
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Jackets are recommended at all times
  • Maximum passenger weight 330lbs or 150kg
Customer reviews

Overall rating

5 /5

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Es war besser als erwartet. So konnten auch die üblichen Touristenrouten gemieden werden und sind so auf ganz individuelle Wünsche eingegangen werden. Wir werden bestimmt weitere Touren planen.

December 29, 2022


Excellent tour. Filipe était aux petit soins, pour que tout se passe pour le mieux. Ils nous a fait découvrir funchal sous un autre angle. Il connaît tout comme sa poche et ses explications ont été parfaites. Merci pour tout et ça sera un réel plaisir de vous revoir lors de notre prochain séjour. Amicalement Cristina et armando

November 2, 2022


August 5, 2022

Product ID: 173625