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Funchal: Eastern Madeira Island Guided Tour

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Funchal: Eastern Madeira Island Guided Tour

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See the triangular houses of Santana, hike through Ribeiro Frio, and visit the third highest mountain on Madeira island, Pico do Areiro, on this day tour from Funchal.

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Duration 7 hours
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Live tour guide
Portuguese, English, French, Spanish
Pickup included
The guide will wait no longer than 5 minutes after the scheduled pickup time. Pickup free in Funchal Area


  • Marvel at the magnificent views of Pico Areeiro
  • Enjoy a little Levada Walk to an amazing viewpoint
  • Admire the splendid landscape of the eastiest part of Madeira Island
  • Learn about the typical Santana Houses
  • Discover the Madeira Rum with a free taste at the North Mills Distillary
Full description

Pico Areeiro: Start the tour in the magnificent Pico do Areeiro mountain at an altitude of 1818 meters. Ribeiro Frio: Here you will enjoy a small ( 40 - 45 minute) Levada Walk to a beautiful viewpoint. If you are not a walking person, you can enjoy this stop to visit the Trout nursery. Santana: This stop is the bigger one. You can take advantage of this 1.5-hour stop for lunch and visit Santana village. Faial: At the Guindaste viewpoint you can admire the wonderful northeast coast view. Porto da Cruz: At this small village the stop is around 20 to 30 minutes. Here you can visit the North Mills Distillery and taste the local rum. Ponta São Lourenço: The Ponta do Rosto is a must-see viewpoint. It's situated at the easiest part of the Island and gives you astonishing views over the North and South Madeira Sea and sometimes also of Porto Santo Island.

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off at Funchal area
  • Guide
  • All insurance in accordance with the Portuguese Law
  • Food and drinks
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

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Important information

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  • This tour will take place rain or shine
  • If for some reason any of the stops on the itinerary cannot be reached, it will be replaced by an alternative stop
Customer reviews

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4.7 /5

based on 142 reviews

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Great trip up to a mountain top after a cafe stop overlooking Funchal, drove down through a conifer forest, stopped for a pleasant levada walk, lunched in Santana, walked a promenade in Porto Cruz along the ocean, then drove out to Ponta de Sao Laurenco. A very full, enjoyable day. Carlos was a great host. Most of the trip was conducted in Portuguese, but it was good fun for we 2 Americans.

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March 27, 2023

Excellent tour despite the rainy weather. Sergio our guide was great and super friendly and went the extra to give everyone a good experience. Do take up the lunch recommendation from him as it was some of the best food we had in Madeira and certainly the best value. Totally recommend this company.

March 27, 2023

Great trip and experience overall covering all main locations towards the West. Big Thanks to Diogo Pinto, our guide, who accommodated few weather challenges along the way and offered alternatives. (It was foggy at Cabo Girao - December. We tried again at the end of the trip). The kinda trip I will do again when i go back during Summer.

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March 27, 2023

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