LOCAL EXCURSIONS (As per back inside cover of brochure)
We are also able to offer you local excursions which can be pre booked before departure and the ticket will be provided to you on arrival in Madeira either at the airport or your hotel. Please check with the hotel reception staff regarding collection times.
Here are some samples:
Mondays & Thursday mornings
(£20 per person)
Boca da Corrida - Cabo Girao and Camara de Lobos "see Europe’s highest sea cliff-see small fishing village with plenty of history"
Monday & Thursday afternoons
(£20 per person)
Eira do Serrado and Monte "wonderful vistas, gardens and famous church in Monte"
Tuesdays & Fridays
Santana (full day including lunch & beverages - £39 per person) "Really enjoy a full day out on this part of the island"
Wednesday & Saturday
Porto Moniz (full day including lunch & beverages - £39 per person) "Another excellent day out this time on the most north westerly part of the island"
Wednesday & Sunday
Typical Madeiran Evening (dinner including beverages - £25 per person) "Traditional local dinner with folklore and dancing"
Daily Island Tour of Porto Santo - 2 hours 30 minutes £TBA per person.
Levada Walks Program
We are also able to offer regular guided walks throughout the year which can be pre booked.
No 2 Tuesday
Gaula - Santo da Serra (£21 per person )
Distance 10 km – range from easy to moderate/ duration 3 hours 15 minutes.
"Relaxing walk between mountains and valleys"
No. 1 Monday
Queimadas - Caldeirao Verde (£33 per person)
Distance 12 km – range easy to moderate/duration 5 hours.
"A special walk through one of Madeira’s oldest levadas-beautiful landscapes/craters/waterfalls"
No 3 Wednesday
or Sunday (?)
Rabacal - 25 Fontes (£33 per person)
Distance 9km – range easy to moderate/duration 2 hours 30 minutes.
"Spectacular waterfalls and springs in a remote part of the island"
No 4 Thursday
Levada da Serra do Faial (£21 per person)
Distance 7km - range easy/duration 2 hours 30 minutes
"Another relaxing levada walk around the neighbourhoods of Funchal"
No 5 Friday
Ribeiro Frio - Portela (£35 per person)
Distance 10km - range easy to moderate/duration 4 hours.
"In the countryside with wonderful views over the gorges and valleys - sample the local soup"
No 6 Saturday
Prazers - Ponta do Pargo (£33 per person)
Distance 12km - range moderate/duration 4 hours.
"Walking between sea and mountain landscapes, never ending winding paths through the valleys"