Your ticket is valid for 24 hoursStart time
Red Route: Buses depart between 9:30am and 5:00pm, every 20 minutes.
A full loop takes 90 minutes
Blue Route: Buses depart between 9:45am and 5:15pm, every 20 minutes.
A full loop takes 60 minutes
There are frequent departures from Estrada Monumental.
You may board the bus at any stop. The voucher can be exchanged at any of the stops directly with the driver.
You may leave the bus at any stop.
Funchal, capital of Madeira, is a perfect all-year round destination; the mild subtropical climate means that the weather is always evenly warm and pleasant. Even though the city is a popular tourist destination, the atmosphere on this green island is very relaxed. Funchal is the main port of call for many cruise ships and the harbour area is known as one of the most spectacular in the world, rivalling that of Rio De Janeiro’s.
Hop on our tour bus on 2 routes to see the sights of this charming city hassle-free. Visit the Pico dos Barcelos high above the city, an observation point at the height of 355 metres allowing you magnificent views across Funchal. You could also visit the Madeira Wine Lodge to sample some of the famous unique regional wines or stroll through the fragrant gardens of Quinta Magnolia, where you can also play tennis or take a dip in the open-air pool!
You can hop off to visit the numerous attractions or take a break for lunch and hop back on when you’re ready. Sightseeing really does not get any easier than this!
Audio commentary is provided Portuguese, English, German, French, Spanish, Italian, Luxembourgish, Finnish, Swedish, Danish, Norwegian and Chinese.
On this hop on hop off tour you are free to create your own sightseeing itinerary. Your ticket includes two routes - Red and Blue routes. You can hop on at any of the two route stops and hop off whenever you want to visit one of the attractions. This tour ensures you will not miss a single sight or attraction in the city.
Your ticket allows you unlimited use, meaning you can hop-on and hop-off as many times as you like at any of the designated stops!
The stops included in the Red Route are:
1. Estrada Monumental
2. Largo da Paz
3. Avenida do Mar – Marina
4. Avenidador Mar – O Verdinho
6. Campo da Barca
7. Praca da Autonomia
8. Camara Municipal
9. Posto de Turismo – Madeira Wine Lodge
10. Rotunda do Infante
11. Quinta Magnolia
12. Igreja de S. Martinho
13. Pico dos Barcelos
14. Cemiterio S. Martinho
15. Estrada Monumental
16. Forum Madeira Shopping
17. Alto Lido
The stops included in the Blue Route are:
1. Avenida do Mar - Marina
2. Praca do Povo
4. Praca da Autonomia
6. Jardim do Imperador
9. Campo da Barca
10. Rotunda do Infante
11. Casino da Madeira
You may choose to finish your tour at any of the above mentioned stops at your convenience.
Your booking voucher can be exchanged for your Hop-On-Hop-Off ticket at any one of stops. Simply choose the stop which you wish to start from and present your voucher to the driver who will exchange it for a ticket that will be valid for 24 hours from that time.
The duration and frequency of the tour may vary due to traffic conditions.
Full mobility facilities - drop down ramps for collapsible / electric wheelchairs on all tour buses.
Voucher information: You must print and surrender a paper version of your booking voucher for this activity (showing your voucher on a smartphone is not accepted). No refund can be given for customers without a printed copy of their voucher.
Your voucher will be valid for 3 months from the date chosen at the time of booking.
The tour bus has a low floor with extendable ramps and wheelchair space. Passengers do not need to walk up steps to board the bus. Wheelchairs can also be can be collapsed down and stored on the bus. Mobility scooter access also provided.
Tours finish at 3.00pm on 24th December. Christmas music will be playing during the audio commentary.
I thoroughly enjoyed this tour and as a wheelchair user there was no hesitation by both drivers and 'street agents' to assist me both on and off the buses and placed in...MR K CARENTER
Driver was helpful and knowledgeable of the area. Didn't have to wait for buses....Janet Jensen