13th Program “5 days of adventure”
With the program “5 Days of Adventure”, you will enjoy some beautiful adventures through the mountains and valleys of Madeira Island.
What you’ll do
How many Days
– “June, July, August, September, 15 of December to 3 of January” – 900€* / 1000€**
– “October, April, May” – 800€* / 900€**
– “November, 1 to 14 of December, 4 of January to 31 of March – 650€* / 750€**
* 3 Stars Hotel
** 4 Stars Hotel
Includes: Transfers, Hotel, Meals and Activities ( certified guide)
1st Day Arrival “To the mountainous circus”
Enjoy a gastronomic experience in a typical Madeira Restaurant with homemade flavors and tradition. Here you can taste the famous Espetada da Madeira (beef skewer), accompanied with fried corn, the traditional bolo do caco (bread). Departure to enjoy one of the most beautiful panoramic views in Funchal, Pico dos Barcelos. We follow Eira do Serrado to admire another splendid view at 1094 meters of altitude for the valley of Curral das Freiras, a small village surrounded by a mountainous circus, in the heart of the Island.
2nd day- Trip to the East of Madeira Island
Departure from the hotel to Camacha where you can visit a factory and workshop of wicker works. You will travel to Pico do Areeiro (the 3rd highest mountain in Madeira, at 1818 meters of altitude), where you will have splendid views from the Eastern Mountain Massif. The tour continues down to Ribeiro Frio where you can taste the famous Madeira Poncha, surrounded by pure nature and visit the trout nurseries. After an aperitif, lunch is followed by Santana where you can visit the typical traditional houses of Santana, some of which are still inhabited. Before going down to Porto da Cruz to visit the Sugar Cane Museum, time for a stop at the viewpoint of Portela, where you will have a magnificent view of the cliff of Penha de Águia and the village of Porto da Cruz.
The final stop on the trip before returning to Funchal is in lovely Machico to visit one of the oldest churches on the island, the Nossa Senhora da Conceição Church. The tour ends at the stone beaches and the golden sand beach, an imported stretch of soft sand created in the Bay of Machico that only adds to the charm of this historic city.
3rd day- Journey to the South of Madeira Island
Departure in the morning to the highest sea cliff in Europe, at 580 meters above sea level, Cabo Girão, with wonderful views of the ocean, Câmara de Lobos, and Funchal. The tour continues to Ribeira Brava to visit the Ethnographic Museum that preserves traditional Madeira culture. You can also go for a walk along the beach before to going to Ponta do Sol to visit another stone beach where locals and tourists alike enjoy the sun almost all year round and also visit the church built at the end of the 15th century, Senhora da Luz. The tour continues to visit one of the most flowery and charming parishes of the Island, Jardim do Mar. Lunch follows in Calheta, one of the hottest places in Madeira with a fantastic golden sand (imported) beach. After lunch, time to relax on the beach before heading back to Funchal.
4th day- Cultural visit in Funchal city
Departure to the old town, passing through some great tourist attractions, Mercado dos Lavradores, the Farmers Market. An emblematic place, mixed colors and smells for the regional products. Then, visit an embroidery factory in Madeira. The trip follows by cable car to Monte parish to visit the Church of Nossa Senhora do Monte and finally, the adventure on a very special form of transport, the “Monte sledge” made of basketwork. It’s an unmissable experience.
Afternoon – Boat Tour in a ‘Caravel’ sailing ship
A 3 hour trip in a replica of Christopher Columbus’ sailing ship, sailing along the south coast Madeirense. You can even have the opportunity to see dolphins, whales, and giant tortoises up close. Close to Cabo Girão, you have the opportunity for a swim in the blue sea.
5th day Departure
We hope you had a Great time with us!
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I invite you to discover this true Paradise between the mountains and the sea with me.