From Funchal: Enchanted Terraces and Porto do Moniz 4WD Tour


From Funchal: Enchanted Terraces and Porto do Moniz 4WD Tour

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Admire dramatic landscapes and enchanted terraces of the northwest of Madeira on a scenic 4x4 drive. Swim in the volcanic pools of Porto do Moniz or Seixal, and walk through Laurissilva Forest.

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Duration 8 hours
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  • Drive the old and enchanted roads of Madeira's northwest coast
  • Take a 20-minute walk through the beautiful Laurissilva Forest
  • Enjoy the warmth of the beautiful sea at Porto do Moniz or Seixal
  • Stop for lunch in Porto Moniz if you choose to enjoy some local food
  • Marvel at the mountains and valleys from Ninjas and Paul de Serra
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Explore the beautiful landscape of the northwest of Madeira on this scenic tour leaving from Funchal. Be transported in a 4x4 and travel along the coast, visiting Serra de Agua, the forests of Chao dos Louros, Laurissilva Forest, and Porto do Moniz.

Depart from Funchal and travel by 4WD vehicle towards Madeira's northwest coast, passing a stunning green landscape to locations such as Serra de Água. Journey along forgotten and enchanted old roads and get a glimpse into the island's everyday life.

Travel to Encumeada, where one of the island's famous walking trails leads to Madeira's highest peak. Pass through the laurel forests of Chão dos Louros and marvel at the mountains and valleys from Ginjas and Paul da Serra.

Continue to Fanal in the middle of the Laurissilva Forest and then proceed to Porto do Moniz, famous for its natural swimming pools. Enjoy the warmth of the sea if the weather permits, or continue to Seixal known for its black sand beach.

Stop for lunch in Porto Moniz if you choose, before continuing to the coastal town of São Vicente. Make your way back to Funchal at the end of the tour.

  • Pickup and drop-off at accommodations in Funchal
  • Live guide
  • Island tour
  • Transportation in a 4WD vehicle
  • Other areas and cruise dock pickup are available
  • Food and drinks
  • Lunch (optional €18 per person)
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • People with back problems
  • Wheelchair users

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Great day out , our guide was lovely very knowledgeable, and very funny , great chat , great bunch of people on our tour also , not rushed plenty of time in all stop offs .

March 6, 2023

Product ID: 431928